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Adair Memorial Park | VRP Site


Approximately 1.5 miles west of the intersection of Adair Park Rd and S. Avenue 13E (off of Highway 95) Yuma AZ 85365

Acceptance Into VRP

March 8, 2006

Contaminants of Concern (COCs)

  • Lead

Affected Media

  • Soil

What are My Health Risks?

For Soil | There is little to no health risk unless there is contact with skin or ingestion of contaminated soil.

Site Summary

  • Engineering controls in the form of earthen and asphalt caps, drainage systems, and retention ponds have been utilized since 2006 to prevent exposure from the affected soil
  • Site is being evaluated for a Declaration of Environmental Use Restriction (DEUR) utilizing engineering controls | What is a DEUR? >
  • Work Plan (Soil Sampling) submitted to ADEQ in July 2018
  • ADEQ reviewed and approved the Work Plan in December 2018
  • In June 2019, Yuma County submits a Findings Report
  • In December, 2019 , ADEQ approved the Findings Report
  • June 2020, Yuma County submitted a Remedial Action Plan and was conditionally approved by ADEQ
  • In December 2020, Yuma County begins their assessment of the historical tailings pile and storm-water drainage features
  • In February 2021, ADEQ reviewed and approved Site Design Drawings submitted by Yuma County
  • In January 2022, ADEQ received a Remedial Action Report which is currently under review