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

In Situ Bioremediation of MTBE in Groundwater

Project Information
Project ID: ER-200013
Principal Investigator: Ms. Karen Miller, Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center
ESTCP Apr 2003

In Situ Remediation of MTBE-Contaminated Aquifers Using Propane Biosparging

Project Information
Project ID: ER-200015
Principal Investigator: Dr. Robert Steffan, Shaw Environmental, Inc.
ESTCP Jan 2003

Comparative Demonstration of Active and Semi-Passive In Situ Bioremediation Approaches for Perchlorate-Impacted Groundwater

Project Information
Project ID: ER-200219
Principal Investigator: Mr. Evan Cox, GeoSyntec Consultants
ESTCP Jan 2009

In Situ Bioremediation of Perchlorate in Groundwater

Project Information
Project ID: ER-200224
Principal Investigator: Dr. Paul Hatzinger, APTIM Federal Services
ESTCP Jul 2009

Detailed Field Investigation of Vapor Intrusion Processes

Project Information
Project ID: ER-200423
Principal Investigator: Dr. Thomas McHugh, GSI Environmental, Inc.
ESTCP Sep 2008

Evaluation of Potential for Monitored Natural Attenuation of Perchlorate in Groundwater

Project Information
Project ID: ER-200428
Principal Investigator: Mr. M. Tony Lieberman (BORDEN), Solutions-Industrial & Environmental Solutions, Inc.
ESTCP Jan 2011

Perchlorate Removal, Destruction, and Field Monitoring Demonstration

Project Information
Project ID: ER-200312
Principal Investigator: Mr. Edward Coppola, Applied Research Associates, Inc.
ESTCP Oct 2006

In Situ Bioremediation of Perchlorate in Vadose Zone Source Areas

Project Information
Project ID: ER-200435
Principal Investigator: Mr. Jay Diebold, CB&I Federal Services
ESTCP Feb 2008

Validation of Chlorine and Oxygen Isotope Ratio Analysis to Differentiate Perchlorate Sources and to Document Perchlorate Biodegradation

Project Information
Project ID: ER-200509
Principal Investigator: Dr. Paul Hatzinger, APTIM Federal Services
ESTCP May 2013

Direct Fixed-Bed Biological Perchlorate Destruction Demonstration

Project Information
Project ID: ER-200544
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jess Brown, Carollo Engineers
ESTCP Jan 2009

Integrated Ion Exchange Regeneration Process for Drinking Water

Project Information
Project ID: ER-200545
Principal Investigator: Mr. Trent Henderson, ARCADIS G&M, Inc.
ESTCP Aug 2010

Reducing Ion Exchange Treatment Costs by Up to 40 Percent Using Tailored Activated Carbon

Project Information
Project ID: ER-200546
Principal Investigator: Mr. Trent Henderson, ARCADIS G&M, Inc.
ESTCP Oct 2010

In Situ Bioremediation of Perchlorate in Vadose Zone Soil Using Gaseous Electron Donors

Project Information
Project ID: ER-200511
Principal Investigator: Dr. Patrick Evans, CDM Smith
ESTCP Aug 2010

Field Demonstration of a Novel Biotreatment Process for Perchlorate Reduction

Project Information
Project ID: ER-200636
Principal Investigator: Dr. Marc Deshusses, Duke University
ESTCP Jul 2010

Application of Advanced Sensor Technology to DoD Soil Vapor Intrusion Problems

Project Information
Project ID: ER-200702
Principal Investigator: Mr. Jim Reisinger, Integrated Science & Technology, Inc.
ESTCP Jul 2012

Perchlorate Destruction and Potable Water Production Using Membrane Biofilm Reduction

Project Information
Project ID: ER-200541
Principal Investigator: Dr. Patrick Evans, CDM Smith
ESTCP Nov 2013

Demonstration of a New, Highly Perchlorate-Selective Ion Exchange Resin Coupled with Resin-Optimized, Single-Vessel Engineering Design

Project Information
Project ID: ER-200542
Principal Investigator: Mr. Jim Summerfield, Dow Water and Process Solutions
ESTCP Mar 2013

Protocol for Tier 2 Evaluation of Vapor Intrusion at Corrective Action Sites

Project Information
Project ID: ER-200707
Principal Investigator: Dr. Thomas McHugh, GSI Environmental, Inc.
ESTCP Aug 2012

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

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
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