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Institute of Hydraulic Engineering

Research: VEGAS - Research Facility for Subsurface Remediation

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Feasibility study 'Steam-Air-Injection' at a site in Switzerland
Project manager:Dr.-Ing. Hans-Peter Koschitzky, AD
Research assistants:Dipl.-Ing.(FH) Oliver Trötschler
Dipl.-Ing. Tim Feuring
Duration:1.8.2011 - 31.12.2011
Funding:Kellerhals + Haefeli AG,
Amt für Wasser und Abfall, Bern, Schweiz
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This project is part of the research area:
In-Situ Remediation Technologies

Publications: Link

Abstract:

Within the framework of a feasibility study the applicability of the In-situ remediation technique of Steam-Air-Injection will be investigated to ensure a safe removal of a CHC contaminated site in Switzerland. Hydraulic and pneumatic aspects, soil-physical behavior are to be determined as well as the settlements of the organic-rich soil matrix (peat) below the building during steam propagation using soil samples from the field site.