We respond to an emergency when an oil company overfills a buried oil tank.

  1. Absorbent pad on the lawn: to capture free product.
  2. Absorbent pad on down slope of lawn: to capture free product.
  3. Absorbent pad is changed regularly to minimize petroleum penetration into the earth.
  4. Absorbent pad being used to help contain oil.
  5. Absorbent pad placed on lawn to absorb petroleum.
  6. Absorbent boom is set up to contain: free flowing pockets of oil product.
  7. Absorbent pad and boom located at discharge from foundation drain.
  8. Absorbent pad and boom at discharge from foundation drain.
  9. Pure product located approximately 18″ below grade.
  10. A trench is dug to follow product and remove soil that has been impacted with petroleum.
  11. During excavation water is encountered and absorbent pad is put down to absorb free product which is floating on top during excavation process.
  12. Soil is stockpiled on property during excavation and separated as needed into piles for two purposes. The dirty soil is piled for proper disposal and the clean soil is piled to be used as clean backfill.
  13. Absorbent pad on groundwater: to absorb free product.
  14. Absorbent pad on groundwater absorbed petroleum.
  15. Once contaminated soil is removed, if necessary drainage system is repaired, and gravel is installed to prepare for backfilling with clean soil.
  16. Property that has been backfilled and regraded: in preparation for final restoration.
  17. Another view of property: that has been backfilled and regraded.
  18. A recovery well is installed on property to monitor groundwater and ensure no remaining petroleum in water.