Eastern CT Fire School PFAS Investigation

Fuss & O’Neill was retained to provide a variety of environmental services to redevelop a site into a state-of-the-art Fire Training Academy.

As this site is for fire fighting training, aqueous film-forming foam was reported to have been used on site. Two areas of concern were identified. Fuss & O’Neill was hired to investigate the environmental conditions of these two areas.

Services included:

  • Soil sampling to evaluate PFAS source areas
  • Soil management assistance during construction to segregate and control PFAS impacted soil on site
  • Groundwater screening for PFAS releases
  • Completion of a receptor survey and identification of nearby potable wells
  • Sampling of potable wells with DPH and DEEP oversight
  • Assistance with connecting one impacted property to public water
  • Coordination with the laboratory (TestAmerica Laboratories, Inc.) and the Regional Water Authority