Field work at the Ascon Landfill Site during the week of February 3 is planned to include:

SOUTHEAST ZONE: Stormwater management work in the southeast detention basin was concluded last week.

SITEWIDE: There will be continued inspection and maintenance of stormwater management measures. Stormwater management measures are subject to inspection by the City stormwater inspector.

SOUTHWEST ZONE: Workers will replace an existing cover over excavated materials placed in an area called the “treatment cell.” Equipment used for this work may include:

  • Skid steer or front end loader to carry supplies or assist with cover placement

SITEWIDE: Collected stormwater is being pumped from areas onsite where water has ponded to other locations within the Ascon site, as part of stormwater management.

SITEWIDE AND OFFSITE: Air quality monitoring continues, both on the Ascon site and at offsite community locations, with the exception of the offsite air monitoring trailer next to Eader Elementary School due to recent vandalism and theft of air monitoring equipment.

An update will be posted when the Eader Elementary School air monitoring trailer comes back online. Air monitoring equipment is being replaced and the trailer is being repaired. After the trailer repairs and installation of equipment, the equipment will be tested before the air monitoring trailer is returned to the community.

SITEWIDE: Weed abatement will be conducted as needed throughout the Site. Equipment used for this work may include:

  • Small power equipment, such as a weed wacker or mower
  • Front end loader to remove plant cuttings

SITEWIDE: Dust and odor mitigation measures continue to be implemented.

SITEWIDE: Supplies needed for ongoing Site maintenance are expected for delivery.

SITEWIDE: 24-hour onsite security continues.

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