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Ground Water Forum Reference List

This short reference list is considered a summary of some of the key reports that may be of assistance in understanding major issues of the state of the science. They are categorized in the following way:

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CHARACTERIZATION, GROUND WATER MONITORING AND WELL DESIGN
  • USEPA, 1989, Seminar on Site Characterization for Subsurface Remediation, EPA/625/4-91/026
  • USEPA. Keely, J.F. 1989. Performance Evaluations of Pump-and-Treat Remediations. EPA/540/4-89/005.
  • USEPA. Aller, L.; Bennett, T.W.; Hackett, G.; Denne, J.E.; Petty, R.J. 1990. Handbook of Suggested Practices for the Design and Installation of Ground Water Monitoring Wells. EPA/600/4-89/034.
  • USEPA, 1992. Chapter Eleven of SW-846, Ground Water Monitoring. Office of Solid Wastes, Washington DC.
  • USEPA, 1992. Monitoring Well Development Guidelines for Superfund Project Managers, Ground Water Forum, April 1992.

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SAMPLING ISSUES

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DNAPL
  • USEPA, 1991. Dense Nonaqueous Phase Liquids Ground Water Issue Paper EPA/540/4-91-02, March 1991.
  • USEPA. 1992. OSWER Directive No. 9355.4-07. Estimating the Potential for Occurrence of DNAPL at Superfund Sites.
  • Cohen, R. and Mercer, J, 1993, DNAPL Site Evaluation, C.K. Smoley, 1993 (Report based on a DNAPL workshop organized by USEPA RSKERR lab).
  • USEPA, 1994. DNAPL Site Characterization, EPA/540/F-94/049 September 1994.
  • National Research Council, 1994. Alternatives for Ground Water Cleanup, National Academy Press.
  • USEPA, 2003. Remediation Challenge: Is There a Case for Source Depletion EPA/600/R-03/143, December 2003 (1.1 MB/129 pp/PDF).

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MODELING
  • USEPA, 1994. Ground Water Modeling Compendium--Second Edition, EPA 500-B-94-004 July 1994.
  • USEPA, 1993. Compilation of Ground-Water Models, EPA/600/R-93/118, May 1993.

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REMEDIAL DESIGN/REMEDIAL ACTION
  • USEPA, 1985, Leachate Plume Management, EPA/540/2-85/004.
  • Remedial Actions at Uncontrolled Hazardous Waste SitesUSEPA, 1988. OSWER Directive No. 9283.1-02. Guidance on Remedial Action for Contaminated Ground Water at Superfund Sites.
  • USEPA. 1989. OSWER Directive No. 9355.4-03. Considerations in Ground Water Remediation at Superfund Sites.
  • USEPA, 1991. Data Gaps in Remedial Design, Engineering Issue Paper, July 1991.
  • USEPA, 1992. OSWER Directive No. 9283.1-06, Considerations in Ground Water Remediation at Superfund Sites and RCRA Facilities--Update.
  • USEPA, 1993. OSWER Directive 9234.2-25, Guidance for Evaluating the Technical Impracticability of Ground Water Restoration.

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REMEDIAL DESIGN/REMEDIAL ACTION

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PUMP AND TREAT REMEDIATION
  • USEPA. Mercer, J.W.; Skipp, D.C.; Giffin, D. 1990. Basics of Pump and Treat Ground Water Remediation Technology. EPA/600/8-90/003.
  • USEPA, 1994. Methods for Monitoring Pump-and-Treat Performance, EPA/600/R-94/123, June 1994.

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DATA REFERENCE SOURCES
  • USEPA, 1992. Handbook of RCRA Ground-Water Monitoring Constituents: Chemical and Physical Properties, 40 CFR Part 264, Appendix IX, EPA/530/R-92/022, September 1992.
  • USEPA, 1993. Environmental Fate Constants for Organic Chemical Under Consideration for EPA's Hazardous Waste Identification Projects, EPA/600/R-93/132, August 1993.

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GROUND WATER ISSUE PAPERS
  • A collection of about 30 different Ground Water and Engineering Issue Papers have been requested and prepared by the EPA Research Labs on specific issues related to ground water remediation. A separate bibliography is available with those papers individually referenced.

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