Development of a building sump database for the Y-12 Plant, Oak Ridge, Tennessee

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Operations at the Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant have resulted in contamination of Upper East Fork Poplar Creek (UEFPC) and shallow groundwater through soil erosion, infiltration, and outfall discharges. The contamination of groundwater has been documented for nearly two decades, largely through well monitoring efforts. This study represents the first effort to formally identify and compile location data on sumps at the Y-12 Plant, several of which are known or are suspected to pump groundwater. Operation of several of these sumps have been documented to affect groundwater hydraulics and contaminant pathways. This report presents preliminary results of an investigation attempting to ... continued below

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Sepanski, R.J. & Field, S.M. July 1, 1997.

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  • Sepanski, R.J. Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States)
  • Field, S.M. Oak Ridge Inst. for Science and Education, Oak Ridge, TN (United States)

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  • Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant
    Publisher Info: Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant, TN (United States)
    Place of Publication: Tennessee

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Operations at the Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant have resulted in contamination of Upper East Fork Poplar Creek (UEFPC) and shallow groundwater through soil erosion, infiltration, and outfall discharges. The contamination of groundwater has been documented for nearly two decades, largely through well monitoring efforts. This study represents the first effort to formally identify and compile location data on sumps at the Y-12 Plant, several of which are known or are suspected to pump groundwater. Operation of several of these sumps have been documented to affect groundwater hydraulics and contaminant pathways. This report presents preliminary results of an investigation attempting to identify sources of data on building sumps that have not previously been incorporated into existing Y-12 Plant groundwater databases. This investigation involved acquiring information on building sumps, such as location, building number, water source, discharge location, and availability of analytical data. This information was used to construct an ARC/INFO database capable of simultaneously storing spatial data on sump locations and attribute information concerning the operation of individual building sumps. This database will be referred to hereafter as the Y-12 Plant Building Sump Database.

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INIS; OSTI as DE98000753

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  • Other: DE98000753
  • Report No.: Y/TS--1678
  • Grant Number: AC05-84OS21400
  • DOI: 10.2172/541835 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 541835
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc690769

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Sepanski, R.J. & Field, S.M. Development of a building sump database for the Y-12 Plant, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, report, July 1, 1997; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc690769/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.