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Environmental Cleanup at a Car Wash in San Juan Capistrano
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Soil vapor extraction system in San Juan Capistrano.  A gas station was once located on this site and the underground storage tanks had leaked and contaminated the soil and groundwater underground. In order to remove gasoline from the soil, 12 pvc pipes were installed vertically to variou depths (10 to 30 feet below the surface). More pvc pipe is installed horizontaly to connect all the vertical soil vapor extraction wells to a manifold in the fenced off compound at the bottom of this photo. Then gasoline laden soil vapor is extracted by a pump and the gasoline filtered out by activated charcoal that fills the white tank like vessels before beig released. The vertical pvc wells and contaminated soil are under the canopy across the lot where the gasoline dispensers used to be.

Copyright: Pete Babij
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Uploadet: 15/01/2013
Opdateret: 10/10/2014
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Tags: environmental; groundwater; soil; gasoline; contamination; remediation; monitoring
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