A monitoring well is used to obtain water quality samples and measure groundwater levels.
The lead scientist in charge of the clean-up effort – Dr. Ranajit Sahu – is a certified environmental manager (CEM) in the state of Nevada, a quality environmental planner as defined by the Institute of Professional Environmental Practice (IPEP), and has been an adjunct professor at UCLA and USC.
The site's soil will be analyzed before and after the remediation. Each home site will be retested again before any residential construction begins.
The clean-up effort is voluntary and funded entirely by private dollars. No public funds have or will be used in the entire process.
NDEP is an acronym for Nevada Division of Environmental Protection