Barton Solvents

Valley Center, Kansas

Fisher Arnold designed, installed, and conducted all remediation activities based on the original assessments at the Barton Solvents site.  To remediate the impacted groundwater, a soil vapor extraction/air-sparging system was installed and air-sparging wells were used periodically as injection points for hydrogen peroxide (chemical oxidation). Based on the success of the remediation system, the site was being considered for site closure, but in 2007 a fire occurred at the facility. The fire caused the release of numerous chemicals stored in aboveground tanks, and the fire suppression water (contaminated by solvents released from the aboveground storage tanks) flowed across portions of the site.  Fisher Arnold is continuing work on the site by conducting semi-annual groundwater monitoring and submits semi-annual reports of the results.