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Title: Audit of groundwater monitoring at Hanford

The Department of Energy (DOE), Richland Operations is responsible for ensuring that its contractors` tasks are mission oriented and are completed at the least cost to the DOE. The objective of this audit was to determine whether Richland was effectively managing its groundwater monitoring activities so that unnecessary duplication would not occur. The audit`s objective was accomplished by: reviewing laws and regulations; interviewing DOE and contractor personnel; examining procurement and accounting procedures; reviewing plans, budgets, and actual expenditures; reviewing utilization of the DOE drilling equipment; observing well drilling activities; comparing drilling cost to other DOE sites; analyzing groundwater monitoring activities; and, reviewing and comparing groundwater reports.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
432781
Report Number(s):
WR-B--97-03
ON: TI97001567; NC: NONE
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 15 Nov 1996
Research Org:
USDOE Office of Inspector General, Albuquerque, NM (United States). Western Regional Audit Office
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Inspector General, Washington, DC (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 05 NUCLEAR FUELS; GROUND WATER; MONITORING; WELL DRILLING; COST; AUDITS; DRILLING EQUIPMENT; EVALUATION; RADIOACTIVE WASTE MANAGEMENT; REGULATIONS; BUDGETS; HAZARDOUS MATERIALS; RADIOACTIVE WASTES