Fort Drum US Army Base - Groundwater Remediation & Soil Vapor Extraction
- Application: Site Remediation and Dewatering
- Location: New York State
- Installed: 2006
Between 2001 and 2002, a faulty valve on a sump beneath a helicopter refueling oasis began slowly leaking jet fuel at the Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield of Fort Drum. When it was ultimately discovered in April 2006, it was estimated that approximately 350,000 gallons of jet fuel had been released into the ground, contaminating a three acre area of the base. newterra was contracted to provide remediation equipment to address the spill.