Emerging Issues

SERDP and ESTCP efforts focus on the fate, transport, and treatment of emerging groundwater contaminants.  Studies also examine new pathways for human exposure from contaminated groundwater, such as vapor intrusion, with the goal of preventing or mitigating such exposure.

Completed Projects List
Project Title Completed

Facilitated Transport Enabled In Situ Chemical Oxidation of 1,4-Dioxane-Contaminated Groundwater

Project Information
Project ID: ER-2302
Principal Investigator: Dr. Kenneth Carroll, New Mexico State University
SERDP Aug 2018

1,4-Dioxane Remediation by Extreme Soil Vapor Extraction (XSVE)

Project Information
Project ID: ER-201326
Principal Investigator: Dr. Rob Hinchee, IST
ESTCP Aug 2018

Sustained In Situ Chemical Oxidation (ISCO) of 1,4-Dioxane Using Slow Release Chemical Oxidant Cylinders

Project Information
Project ID: ER-201324
Principal Investigator: Dr. Patrick Evans, CDM Smith
ESTCP Jun 2018

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

Demonstration of a Full-Scale Fluidized Bed Bioreactor for the Treatment of Perchlorate at Low Concentrations in Groundwater

Project Information
Project ID: ER-200543
Principal Investigator: Dr. Todd Webster, Envirogen Technologies Inc.
ESTCP Dec 2017

In Situ Treatment Train for Remediation of Perfluoroalkyl Contaminated Groundwater: In Situ Chemical Oxidation of Sorbed Contaminants (ISCO-SC)

Project Information
Project ID: ER-2423
Principal Investigator: Dr. Michelle Crimi, Clarkson University
SERDP Oct 2017

Identification and Characterization of Natural Sources of Perchlorate

Project Information
Project ID: ER-1435
Principal Investigator: Dr. Gregory Harvey, U.S. Air Force
SERDP Jun 2017

Generation of Biodegradation-Sorption Barriers for Munitions Constituents

Project Information
Project ID: ER-201123
Principal Investigator: Dr. Robert Borden, Solutions-IES
ESTCP Jun 2017

Assessing the Potential Consequences of Subsurface Bioremediation: Iron-Oxide Bioreductive Processes and the Propensity for Contaminant-Colloid Co-Transport and Media Structural Breakdown

Project Information
Project ID: ER-2130
Principal Investigator: Dr. Mark Radosevich, University of Tennessee
SERDP May 2017

In Situ Treatment and Management Strategies for 1,4-Dioxane-Contaminated Groundwater

Project Information
Project ID: ER-2307
Principal Investigator: Dr. David Adamson, GSI Environmental, Inc.
SERDP May 2017

Characterization of the Fate and Biotransformation of Fluorochemicals in AFFF-Contaminated Groundwater at Fire/Crash Testing Military Sites

Project Information
Project ID: ER-2128
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jennifer Field, Oregon State University
SERDP Apr 2017

In Situ Bioremediation of 1,4-Dioxane by Methane Oxidizing Bacteria in Coupled Anaerobic-Aerobic Zones

Project Information
Project ID: ER-2306
Principal Investigator: Dr. Charles Schaefer, CDM Smith
SERDP Dec 2016

Behavior of Perfluoroalkyl Chemicals in Contaminated Groundwater

Project Information
Project ID: ER-2126
Principal Investigator: Dr. Christopher Higgins, Colorado School of Mines
SERDP Oct 2016

Bioaugmentation with Vaults: Novel In Situ Remediation Strategy for Transformation of Perfluoroalkyl Compounds

Project Information
Project ID: ER-2422
Principal Investigator: Dr. Shaily Mahendra, University of California, Los Angeles
SERDP Oct 2016

Integrated Field-Scale, Lab-Scale, and Modeling Studies for Improving the Ability to Assess the Groundwater to Indoor Air Pathway at Chlorinated Solvent-Impacted Groundwater Sites

Project Information
Project ID: ER-1686
Principal Investigator: Dr. Paul Johnson, Colorado School of Mines
SERDP Sep 2016

Use Of Mass-Flux Measurement and Vapor-Phase Tomography to Quantify Vadose-Zone Source Strength and Distribution

Project Information
Project ID: ER-201125
Principal Investigator: Dr. Mark Brusseau, University of Arizona
ESTCP Aug 2016

Field Demonstration of Propane Biosparging for In Situ Remediation of N-Nitrosodimethylamine in Groundwater

Project Information
Project ID: ER-200828
Principal Investigator: Dr. Paul Hatzinger, APTIM Federal Services
ESTCP Apr 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
ESTCP Apr 2016

Impacts on Groundwater Quality Following the Application of ISCO: Understanding the Cause of and Designing Mitigation for Metals Mobilization

Project Information
Project ID: ER-2132
Principal Investigator: Dr. Kevin Gardner, University of New Hampshire
SERDP Feb 2016

Evaluation of Groundwater Levels and Movement Near the Rialto-Colton Fault

Project Information
Project ID: ER-201035
Principal Investigator: Mr. John Izbicki, U.S. Geological Survey
ESTCP Dec 2015
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