We are conducting proactive field work to prepare Ascon for the 2020/2021 rainy winter season. During the wet season, October through April for Huntington Beach, the Site is inspected regularly by the City stormwater inspectors and weekly by the Ascon stormwater expert.

Learn more about stormwater management and monitoring at Ascon.


  • This week some surplus supplies will be removed from the Site using a flat-bed truck and forklift.

  • 24-hour onsite security continues. Security may not be visible at the entrance gates. The Ascon security personnel are primarily within the Site conducting daytime and nighttime patrols of the 38-acre property. In addition to 24/7 onsite security, there are regular visits by air quality technicians, site inspectors, and Site maintenance personnel.

  • Regular inspection of the “Pit F” tent will be conducted.

  • Supplies needed for ongoing Site maintenance and stormwater management may be delivered.

  • Please note there are other activities unrelated to Ascon at the former tank farm property, south of Ascon and adjacent to Magnolia Street.


Air monitoring continues both on the Ascon site and at community locations. For more information about Ascon’s air monitoring and data sharing, please visit Actively Monitoring Air Quality on this website. Data are submitted to DTSC and shared on their online document archive, Envirostor. To view archived air monitoring results posted by DTSC on Envirostor, click on “Community Involvement Documents” and scroll to “Updates and Information”.


Work at Ascon is being conducted under Site safety protocols regarding COVID-19. These practices apply to air quality professionals and other team members who may be outside the fence conducting work. We ask for the community’s support of these safety practices by maintaining physical distancing to allow these professionals to focus on their work and stay safe.

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