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Soil and Groundwater Research

About Groundwater

The API Soil and Groundwater Technical Group provides an expert, multidisciplinary focal point with API to address soil and groundwater issues. The Task Group identifies and defines emerging technical issues , and develops research programs to address these issues.

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GWSDAT

GWSDAT is an open source, user-friendly, software application for the visualisation and interpretation of groundwater monitoring data.

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LNAPL

The LNAPL Resource Center contains manuals, software and other technical material to help you address cleanup of free-phase petroleum hydrocarbons in the shallow subsurface.

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API Groundwater Arsenic Manual

This February 2011 report is focused on the mobilization and attenuation of naturally-occurring arsenic at petroleum impacted sites.

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Vapor Intrusion

Vapor Intrusion refers to the migration of vapors from subsurface contaminant sources to buildings such as homes or workplaces. API conducts research towards improving the screening process for vapor intrusion at sites where petroleum releases have occurred.

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Oxygenates

This page is a portal to technical information on fuel oxygenates in soil and groundwater.

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API Groundwater Publications

API Groundwater Publications

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Tech Bulletins

API Soil and Groundwater Research Bulletins summarize research results from projects overseen by API's Soil and Groundwater Technical Task Force.

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Other Groundwater Links & Info

API and the California MTBE Research Partnership have produced a software utility to help site managers, water purveyors, and regulators evaluate the sensitivity of a groundwater resource to a potential release of compounds of concern (e.g., an MTBE-oxygenated fuel) at a particular site.

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