Advertisement

Commercial Scene : Soil Decontamination Contract to ProTek

ProTek Environmental Inc., Huntington Beach, has been awarded a contract to decontaminate the soil at the 40-acre Heritage Park Corporate Plaza site in Santa Fe Springs. The business plaza complex being developed by O’Donnell, Armstrong, Brigham & Partners, Irvine, will contain office buildings and restaurants.

Using a proprietary system that uses microorganisms to “eat” the hazardous contaminants in both the soil and ground water at the site, ProTek’s system will save the client about $535,000 over the alternative of housing and off-site landfill disposal, according to Joe Mathewson, ProTek president.

He estimated that 5,000-10,000 cubic yards of soil at the site have been contaminated by crude oil, diesel fuel, waste oil and drilling fluids from years of oil production.


Advertisement