Oil/Sand interceptors are typically installed in industrial and maintenance facilities. They are large-capacity, underground vaults designed to intercept and collect oil and sand in a wastewater flow and prevent it from reaching the sanitary sewer system. These vaults feature baffles and pipes that trap sediments and retain oils. When wastewater flows into the vault, it…

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A Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) consent order required that a former railroad tie treating plant be demolished. Olympus was contracted to characterize, stabilize and dispose of creosote work tank contents and demolish the facility. Olympus inventoried and characterized the tank residues. Each tank was accessed and the contents stabilized with kiln…

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A chemical products distributor contracted Olympus to provide groundwater monitoring, site assessment, and soil and groundwater remediation services for chlorinated solvents that had been inadvertently released from underground product storage tanks. Monitoring indicated that groundwater had been adversely impacted and a dissolved chlorinated solvent plume was migrating offsite. Olympus initiated additional groundwater investigative activity that…

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