Protecting Groundwater Resources

SERDP and ESTCP projects are focused on developing and demonstrating technologies that allow for continued operation of testing and training ranges, while preventing migration of contaminants to groundwater.

Completed Projects List
Project Title Completed

Demonstration and Validation of a Portable Raman Sensor for In Situ Detection and Monitoring of Perchlorate (ClO4-)

Project Information
Project ID: ER-201327
Principal Investigator: Dr. Baohua Gu, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
ESTCP Mar 2018

Validation of Stable Isotope Ratio Analysis to Document the Biodegradation and Natural Attenuation of RDX

Project Information
Project ID: ER-201208
Principal Investigator: Dr. Paul Hatzinger, APTIM Federal Services, LLC
ESTCP Dec 2017

Generation of Biodegradation-Sorption Barriers for Munitions Constituents

Project Information
Project ID: ER-201123
Principal Investigator: Dr. Robert Borden, Draper Aden Associates
ESTCP Jun 2017

Development of Biomarkers for Assessing In Situ RDX Biodegradation Potential

Project Information
Project ID: ER-1606
Principal Investigator: Dr. Alison Cupples, Michigan State University
SERDP Nov 2016

Sustainable Range Management of RDX and TNT by Phytoremediation with Engineered Plants

Project Information
Project ID: ER-1498
Principal Investigator: Dr. Neil Bruce, University of York
SERDP Nov 2016

A Portable Burn Pan for the Disposal of Excess Propellants

Project Information
Project ID: ER-201323
Principal Investigator: Mr. Michael Walsh P.E., USA CRREL
ESTCP May 2016

Passive Biobarrier for Treating Co-mingled Perchlorate and RDX in Groundwater at an Active Range

Project Information
Project ID: ER-201028
Principal Investigator: Dr. Paul Hatzinger, APTIM Federal Services, LLC
ESTCP Apr 2016

Molecular Microbiology of Nitroamine Degradation in Soils

Project Information
Project ID: ER-1608
Principal Investigator: Dr. Stuart Strand, University of Washington
SERDP Mar 2016

A Flexible Permeable Reactive Barrier for Protection of Wetland Sediments from Heavy Metals in Runoff Water

Project Information
Project ID: ER-201213
Principal Investigator: Dr. Steven Larson, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)
ESTCP Mar 2016

Bioaugmentation for Aerobic Bioremediation of RDX-Contaminated Groundwater

Project Information
Project ID: ER-201207
Principal Investigator: Dr. Mandy Michalsen, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
ESTCP Jan 2016

Rhizosphere Bacterial Degradation of RDX, Understanding and Enhancement

Project Information
Project ID: ER-1504
Principal Investigator: Professor Stuart Strand, University of Washington
SERDP Feb 2014

Modified Biopolymers as an Alternative to Petroleum-Based Polymers for Soil Modification

Project Information
Project ID: ER-200920
Principal Investigator: Dr. Steven Larson, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)
ESTCP Nov 2013

In Situ Bioremediation of Energetic Compounds in Groundwater

Project Information
Project ID: ER-200425
Principal Investigator: Dr. Paul Hatzinger, APTIM Federal Services, LLC
ESTCP May 2012

Passive Reactive Berm (PRBerm) to Provide Low Maintenance Lead Containment at Active Small Arms Firing Ranges

Project Information
Project ID: ER-200406
Principal Investigator: Dr. Steven Larson, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)
ESTCP Jan 2012

Open Burn/Open Detonation (OB/OD) Management Using Lime for Explosives Transformation

Project Information
Project ID: ER-200742
Principal Investigator: Mr. Andy Martin, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)
ESTCP Oct 2011

Remediation of Explosives Contaminated Groundwater with Zero-Valent Iron

Project Information
Project ID: ER-1232
Principal Investigator: Dr. Paul Tratnyek, Oregon Health & Science University
SERDP Oct 2011

Field Portable GC-MS Unit for Semi-Volatile Compound Analysis in Groundwater

Project Information
Project ID: ER-200922
Principal Investigator: Dr. Anthony Bednar, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)
ESTCP Jun 2011

Environmental Fate and Exposure Assessment for Arsenic in Groundwater

Project Information
Project ID: ER-1374
Principal Investigator: Dr. Janet Hering, California Institute of Technology
SERDP Jan 2011

Field Demonstration/Validation of Electrolytic Barriers for Energetic Compounds at Pueblo Chemical Depot

Project Information
Project ID: ER-200519
Principal Investigator: Dr. Tom Sale, Colorado State University
ESTCP Jul 2010

Plant-Based Containment/Treatment of Energetic Material Releases for Application on Testing and Training Ranges

Project Information
Project ID: ER-1500
Principal Investigator: Dr. Petronella Best, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - NRMRL
SERDP Jun 2010
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