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Main Title Hydrogeology and Simulation of Ground-Water Flow at the Gettysburg Elevator Plant Superfund Site, Adams County, Pennsylvania.
Author Low, D. J. ; Goode, D. J. ; Risser, D. W. ;
CORP Author Geological Survey, Lemoyne, PA. Water Resources Div.
Publisher 2001
Year Published 2001
Report Number USGS-OFR-00-185;
Stock Number PB2001-108295
Additional Subjects Hydrogeology ; Ground water ; Waste disposal ; Water flow ; Aquifers ; Water wells ; Water supply ; Lithology ; Stratigraphy ; Remedial action ; Superfund ; Water pollution sampling ; Adams County(Pennsylvania)
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NTIS  PB2001-108295 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 10/17/2002
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Abstract
Ground water in Triassic-age sedimentary fractured-rock aquifers in the area of Gettysburg, Pa., is used as drinking water and for industrial and commercial supply. In 1983, ground water at the Gettysburg Elevator Plant was found by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources to be contaminated with trichloroethene, 1,1,1-trichloroethane, and other synthetic organic compounds. As part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agencys Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 1980 process, a Remedial Investigation was completed in July 1991, a method of site remediation was issued in the Record of Decision dated June 1992, and a Final Design Report was completed in May 1997. In cooperation with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the hydrogeologic assessment of the site remediation, the U.S. Geological Survey began a study in 1997 to determine the effects of the onsite and offsite extraction wells on ground-water flow and contaminant migration from the Gettysburg Elevator Plant. This determination is based on hydrologic and geophysical data collected from 1991 to 1998 and on results of numerical model simulations of the local ground-water flow-system.