This post was originally published by Kirtland Air Force Base - Kirtland AFB News and Commentary
This method, known as "air sparging," is a process that introduces air to the groundwater to assist in removal of fuel contaminants.
Its installation and location is being done at the direction of the New Mexico Environment Department, which oversees the cleanup.
A pilot well is being drilled on Veterans Administration hospital property south of Ridgecrest Drive near the base. The results from the test method used there will