EPA is an acronym for Environmental Protection Agency
A monitoring well is used to obtain water quality samples and measure groundwater levels.
The new master planned community will feature 526 acres of parks and open space adjacent to the Las Vegas Wash, the River Mountain Loop Trails and the Henderson Birding Preserve offering residents a multitude of outdoor recreational opportunities.
The majority of the restoration work is removal of soil. After the soil is removed, more tests will be performed to ensure it meets the most stringent standards set forth by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for residential development.
The site's soil will be analyzed before and after the remediation. Each home site will be retested again before any residential construction begins.