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Carefree Cleaners | VRP Site


36889 N. Tom Darlington Drive
Carefree, AZ

Acceptance Into Voluntary Remediation Program (VRP):

May 3, 2016

Contaminants of Concern (COCs)

  • Chlorinated volatile organic compounds (VOCs)

Affected Media

  • Groundwater

What Are My Health Risks?

For Groundwater | If you are connected to a Public Water System (PWS) there is little to no risk of impact from exceedances because the water is filtered through the PWS for residential and business use. | View Drinking Water Notices > 

If you have a private well in the vicinity of the exceedance, we encourage you to test the well water.
Not sure what to test for? | 
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Site Summary

  • Former dry cleaners site now has a sub-slab depressurization system (SSDS) to address vapor mitigation
  • Further characterization is necessary before a groundwater remedy can be selected
  • The Land and Water Use Study has been initiated as part of the next steps in the remedial investigation. Further evaluation of remedial objectives will continue through 2020
  • ADEQ has reviewed a report submitted in September 2019 summarizing current site conditions. ADEQ responded with comments and requested revisions to the proposal for 2020 on Oct. 4, 2019
  • A meeting was held on Feb. 5, 2020 to evaluate first quarter data and discuss path forward for the site
  • A work plan to implement a pilot scale remedial action utilizing in-situ chemical oxidation was received and approved by VRP in March 2020
  • Pilot testing was completed in April 2020 and initial reporting to ADEQ provided in May 2020
  • Ongoing groundwater monitoring continues through the end of 2020 to evaluate post-remediation groundwater concentrations