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Title: Bioremediation of nitrates and carbon tetrachloride in groundwater

Abstract

A development and demonstration program is presently underway to test an in situ bioremediation technology for treating nitrates and carbon tetrachloride in contaminated Hanford groundwaters. Several key technical issues have prevented widespread use of bioremediation for cleanup of organic and inorganic subsurface contaminants, including the development of adequate nutrient delivery systems; effective mixing technologies for contacting microorganisms, nutrients, and contaminants; methods to control biofouling or excessive microbial growth; and adequate tools for designing, predicting, and monitoring the performance of in situ technologies in heterogeneous subsurface environments. The goal of this program is to address these technical issues in an integrated laboratory-, bench-, and field-scale demonstration by stimulating native microorganisms and accelerating the natural degradation of NO{sub 3}{sup {minus}} CCl{sub 4} and chloroform.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
10134720
Report Number(s):
PNL-SA-21730; CONF-930160-9
ON: DE93007878
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 2. semi-annual Office of Technology Development (OTD) information meeting,Houston, TX (United States),26-28 Jan 1993; Other Information: PBD: Jan 1993
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; HANFORD RESERVATION; GROUND WATER; SOILS; REMEDIAL ACTION; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; ENVIRONMENTAL TRANSPORT; DRINKING WATER; STANDARDS; NITRATES; CARBON TETRACHLORIDE; MICROORGANISMS; CONTAMINATION; FIELD TESTS; FOULING; 540220; CHEMICALS MONITORING AND TRANSPORT

Citation Formats

Brouns, T M. Bioremediation of nitrates and carbon tetrachloride in groundwater. United States: N. p., 1993. Web.
Brouns, T M. Bioremediation of nitrates and carbon tetrachloride in groundwater. United States.
Brouns, T M. Fri . "Bioremediation of nitrates and carbon tetrachloride in groundwater". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/10134720.
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abstractNote = {A development and demonstration program is presently underway to test an in situ bioremediation technology for treating nitrates and carbon tetrachloride in contaminated Hanford groundwaters. Several key technical issues have prevented widespread use of bioremediation for cleanup of organic and inorganic subsurface contaminants, including the development of adequate nutrient delivery systems; effective mixing technologies for contacting microorganisms, nutrients, and contaminants; methods to control biofouling or excessive microbial growth; and adequate tools for designing, predicting, and monitoring the performance of in situ technologies in heterogeneous subsurface environments. The goal of this program is to address these technical issues in an integrated laboratory-, bench-, and field-scale demonstration by stimulating native microorganisms and accelerating the natural degradation of NO{sub 3}{sup {minus}} CCl{sub 4} and chloroform.},
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