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Title: Acoustically enhanced remediation of contaminated soils and ground water. Volume 1

Abstract

The Phase 1 laboratory bench-scale investigation results have shown that acoustically enhanced remediation (AER) technology can significantly accelerate the ground water remediation of non-aqueous phase liquids (NAPLs) in unconsolidated soils. The testing also determined some of the acoustic parameters which maximize fluid and contaminant extraction rates. A technology merit and trade analysis identified the conditions under which AER could be successfully deployed in the field, and an analysis of existing acoustical sources and varying methods for their deployment found that AER technology can be successfully deployed in-situ. Current estimates of deployability indicate that a NAPL plume 150 ft in diameter can be readily remediated. This program focused on unconsolidated soils because of the large number of remediation sites located in this type of hydrogeologic setting throughout the nation. It also focused on NAPLs and low permeability soil because of the inherent difficult in the remediation of NAPLs and the significant time and cost impact caused by contaminated low permeability soils. This overall program is recommended for Phase 2 which will address the technology scaling requirements for a field scale test.

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Weiss Associates, Emeryville, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Environmental Restoration and Waste Management, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
491529
Report Number(s):
DOE/MC/30360-5656-Vol.1
ON: DE97002288; TRN: AHC29714%%67
DOE Contract Number:  
AR21-94MC30360
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: Oct 1995
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; REMEDIAL ACTION; ULTRASONIC WAVES; SOILS; GROUND WATER; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; BENCH-SCALE EXPERIMENTS; TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT; EXPERIMENTAL DATA

Citation Formats

. Acoustically enhanced remediation of contaminated soils and ground water. Volume 1. United States: N. p., 1995. Web. doi:10.2172/491529.
. Acoustically enhanced remediation of contaminated soils and ground water. Volume 1. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/491529
. 1995. "Acoustically enhanced remediation of contaminated soils and ground water. Volume 1". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/491529. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/491529.
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