Thursday, November 30, 2006

SB before, NY now...

So I’ve finished my tenure in South Bend (ugh, still need to pay that speeding ticket though!) and have moved on to NY. But here’s what happened there. Compressor (pic 1) pushes air through the sparge legs (pic 2) into wells 45’ deep in the ground. The Soil Vapor Extraction legs (pic 3) suck pull a vacuum on the soil and suck air out. Sometimes you get water and it goes into a tank (pic 4) and the air gets vented up to the atmoshpere and bam! Cleaner groundwater/soil.


  1. Anonymous10:07 AM

    but dirtier air?

  2. Awwwwwww kinda, but it breaks some of the stuff down, (we test the emissions and there were no chemicals within the limits) and if there are, their degrated products go into the upper atmoshpere, as opposed to now where it goes into people's drinking water and possible their homes.

  3. Anonymous9:14 AM

    Fair enough. I'll just be sure to avoid the upper atmosphere on my travels... :)


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