Project Spotlight: DPT Soil Sampling

EFS was contracted to provide Direct Push Technology (DPT) soil sampling services as part of an investigation of underground product pipelines located in Wood River, Illinois.

The scope of services provided by EFS included:

  • Utilizing a Geoprobe® Model 6620DT, track-mounted, Direct Push Technology (DPT) unit to collect soil samples at 190 boring locations
  • Ninety-five (95) borings were sampled continuously to a depth of 12-feet below grade
  • Ninety-five (95) borings were sampled continuously to a depth of 30-feet below grade
  • Abandoning each boring location with bentonite chips to surface grade
  • Containerizing all soil cuttings in onsite roll-off boxes
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