During the initial months of system operations FTS identified, vetted and hired full-time staff including the required licensed waste water treatment operator (NJ - N3) and optimized remedial system operations practices reducing annual operations and maintenance costs by $100,000.
FTS has been able to continue to maintain or reduce operational costs for the past 6 years.
FTS's annual site operations and maintenance activities include:
- Treatment of 8,000,000 gallons (chromium reduction, metals precipitation, solids removal, and carbon adsorption)
NAPL recovery (1,100 gallons)
Routine inspections and performance monitoring of a cathodic protection system which protects a cement-bentonite slurry and steel sheet pile wall running the entire length of the site along the Hackensack River