The Citizen's Guide series is a set of 22 fact sheets that summarizes cleanup methods used at Superfund and other sites. This guide describes the process of using a well and pumping groundwater to the surface for treatment. After treatment, the water is returned underground and the process repeats. This document can also be accessed at http://semspub.epa.gov/src/document/HQ/158717.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- A Citizen's Guide to Pump and Treat (PDF)(2 pp, 771 K, 2012, 542-F-12-017)