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Remedial Action Operations and Long Term Monitoring

Former Brunswick Naval Air Station Brunswick, Maine Watermark was awarded a Remedial Action Operations (RAO) and Long Term Monitoring (LTM) contract with Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic.  Watermark conducted the Operations & Maintenance of the groundwater extraction and treatment system (GWETS) and performed LTM at the Former Naval Air Station (NAS) Brunswick, Maine.  Since 2011, the GWETS treated a large dissolved phase chlorinated volatile organic plume, which covered approximately 61 acres in what is known as the Eastern Plume.  Semi-annual LTM and reporting are conducted at 6 sites encompassing over 100 wells. Watermark’s initial effort was to review and…

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Sewer Force Main Condition Assessment and Repair

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Kittery, Maine Watermark was awarded a Maintenance and Construction Job Order Contract (MCJOC) by the U.S. Navy to provide facilities and public works related construction, repair and maintenance services including planning, engineering and construction for federal installations located in Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. This project consisted of several tasks including inventorying the existing conditions of the sanitary sewer collection system, conducting continuous flow monitoring including salinity and pH monitoring, monitoring rainfall and tidal fluctuations, analyzing and categorizing data flow, performing manhole inspections and preparing a Sewer System Evaluation Survey Report…

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Remedial Investigation

Fletcher’s Paint Works and Storage Facility Superfund Site Milford, New Hampshire Watermark prepared a Remedial Investigation (RI) Report for Operable Unit 2 (OU2) at the Fletcher’s Paint Works and Storage Facility Superfund Site. The Site was officially listed on the National Priorities List (NPL) by the USEPA on March 31, 1989, as a result of investigations related to the 1984 closure of the Keyes Municipal Supply Well. The detection of Volatile Organic Compounds in the Keyes Well by the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services triggered the removal of the Keyes Well from service and prompted a series of investigation…

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Fuel Systems Repairs

U.S. Coast Guard Station Burlington, Vermont Watermark completed paving and fuel system repairs at U.S. Coast Guard Station Burlington to address damage from Hurricane Irene.  The work included removal and disposal of existing dispenser building including dispenser, pump, hose reel, piping, and disconnection of utilities for future reuse.  Also, removal and disposal of existing fuel house including 1,600 gallon diesel fuel tank, concrete tank supports, concrete foundation, concrete containment, and all associated piping and electrical wiring. Existing fuel oil piping from utility trench and wharf was removed. The existing concrete sidewalk, curbing, asphalt pavement were removed. The concrete floating dock…

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Caretaker Services

Former Brunswick Naval Air Station Brunswick, Massachusetts Watermark provided year-round caretaker services for the Navy at the Former Naval Air Station (NAS) Brunswick located in Brunswick, ME.  Watermark was responsible for performing service and emergency trouble calls, utility locating services and gas free testing. The services also included ground maintenance services (tree, shrub, and hedge trimming; weed control; ditch cleaning), snow removal including application of sand/salt mixture, refuse collection and disposal, custodial services including cleaning of sewage lift stations and security services. For work involving significant health and safety challenges, a Hazard Specific Safety Plan was prepared which included an…

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Wastewater Discharge Sampling and Reporting

Food Manufacturing Facility Northeast, Massachusetts Watermark provided wastewater discharge sampling, reporting and permitting services for the facility’s discharge permit compliance program. The project required close coordination with the City’s Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW).  Sampling was comprised of both grab and composite samples, utilizing an ISCO Auto Sampler and conducted on a monthly basis in accordance with the requirements set forth in the Industrial User Wastewater Discharge Permit.  Watermark reviewed analytical results and compared them to acceptable discharge concentrations. Monthly reports were prepared on the results of the wastewater sampling and the daily total flow records through both outfalls, as…

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Groundwater Treatment Plant Operations and Maintenance

Fortune 500 Company Watermark was awarded a contract to provide licensed industrial wastewater treatment operators (Grade 4I) and additional support staff as necessary for the Operation &Maintenance, Long Term Monitoring, and optimization of the on-site groundwater and soil remediation system.  This project involved active groundwater and soil vapor extraction and on-site physical/chemical treatment to remove contaminants from groundwater and soil prior to discharging to the stormwater system. The source of the contamination was attributed primarily to an unleaded gasoline pipeline release at the petroleum distribution facility.  Also contributing to the contamination was the accidental overfilling of a diesel fuel underground…

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Groundwater Treatment Plant Operations and Maintenance

Silresim Superfund Site Lowell, Massachusetts Watermark was awarded a contract to monitor contaminated groundwater and to perform Operations & Maintenance (O&M) at the groundwater treatment plant (GWTP) at the Silresim Superfund Site. Watermark’s personnel have been involved at this challenging site since the GWTP was designed and constructed in 1994.  The source area was approximately 4 acres in size and contaminated with non-aqueous phase liquids (NAPLs) consisting of many types of organic solvents. Watermark handles hazardous waste on a daily basis.  On average, Watermark has shipped approximately 100 drums of hazardous waste per year.  To date, Watermark has handled and…

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Canalway Development

Western Canal Lowell, Massachusetts Watermark was awarded a contract by the City of Lowell, in cooperation with the National Park Service, involving the development of the Western Canalway.  Work involved the demolition of existing canal wall features, storm drainage system repairs, civil and structural modifications, and the installation of new site features.  The project included new concrete retaining walls, a structural steel supported boardwalk, brick and paved walkways, lighting, and landscaping.  Work also involved the fabrication and installation of a historically correct reproduction of a canal fence along the entire work area.  Site lighting was also fabricated to be consistent…

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Replace Steam and Condensate Lines

USS Constitution Charlestown, Massachusetts Watermark was awarded a Maintenance and Construction Job Order Contract (MCJOC) by the U.S. Navy to provide facilities and public works related construction, repair and maintenance services including planning, engineering and construction for federal installations located in Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. This design/build task order included engineering design and construction services required to replace piping and components of the steam and condensate lines running from a junction box located on the pier servicing the USS Constitution across Boston’s Historic Freedom Trail to a boiler, located in a building adjacent…

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