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Title: The Savannah River Site`s groundwater monitoring program. Third quarter 1990

Abstract

The Environmental Protection Department/Environmental Monitoring Section (EPD/EMS) administers the Savannah River Site`s (SRS) Groundwater Monitoring Program. During third quarter 1990 (July through September) EPD/EMS conducted routine sampling of monitoring wells and drinking water locations. EPD/EMS established two sets of flagging criteria in 1986 to assist in the management of sample results. The flagging criteria do not define contamination levels; instead they aid personnel in sample scheduling, interpretation of data, and trend identification. The flagging criteria are based on detection limits, background levels in SRS groundwater, and drinking water standards. All analytical results from third quarter 1990 are listed in this report, which is distributed to all site custodians. One or more analytes exceeded Flag 2 in 87 monitoring well series. Analytes exceeded Flat 2 for the first since 1984 in 14 monitoring well series. In addition to groundwater monitoring, EPD/EMS collected drinking water samples from SRS drinking water systems supplied by wells. The drinking water samples were analyzed for radioactive constituents.

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Westinghouse Savannah River Co., Aiken, SC (United States); Exploration Resources, Inc., Athens, GA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
10139603
Report Number(s):
ESH-EMS-900133
ON: DE92012661
DOE Contract Number:
AC09-89SR18035
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 6 May 1991
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; GROUND WATER; MONITORING; SAVANNAH RIVER PLANT; PROGRESS REPORT; WELLS; DRINKING WATER; SAMPLING; COMPILED DATA; 540250; SITE RESOURCE AND USE STUDIES

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Not Available. The Savannah River Site`s groundwater monitoring program. Third quarter 1990. United States: N. p., 1991. Web. doi:10.2172/10139603.
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