Stage of Clean-up: Construction Completed
Conditions at listing (September 1983): De Rewal Chemical Co. is a waste disposal operation that covered l.4 acres in Kingwood Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey. From about l973 to l976, the company accepted wastes containing CHROMIUM and COPPER. Soil in parts of the site, now a private residence, is contaminated with the two metals, according to analyses conducted by the State. Ground water on-site is also contaminated. Ground water is the source of drinking water for the area. Storm run-off from the site flows into the Delaware River, about l50 feet to the west. The site is located in the floodplain of the river, which is used for recreation. Status (June 1984): EPA is considering various alternatives for the site.
Sources of Contamination:
- Discharge to sewer/surface water
- Dumping - unauthorized
- Manufacturing process
- Storage - drums/containers of waste