Brussels – Belgium

Brussels – Belgium

Context & Project Description

The site was located in a residential area in Brussels. The pollution was caused by the leakage of a buried fuel oil tank. The tank was inerted in 2016. The soil reconnaissance study (2016) and the detailed study (2017) revealed oil pollution in the land surrounding the tank. The polluted area was mainly located in the driveway of a private house and partly under the building. It extended over an area of 28m² and down to 7,5 m below ground.

Equipment

16 Gas Fired burners with the reburn technology.

Treatment target

<300 mg/kg of C10-C40 in dry soil

Monitoring

Soil temperature in cold points (depths 2m, 4.5m and 7m below ground)
Soil Pressure
Burner combustion gases
Chimney Emissions

Planning

August 2020 to February 2021

Conclusion

The treatment was finally validated in February 2021 with targets achieved, no nuisances in the
neighborhood.

Key Data

Contaminants
C10-C40

Max. Concentration

17.000mg/kg

Volume
210 m³

Tonnage
382 Tons

Nb of Heating Tubes
16

Temperature Target
220°C

Project Duration
45 days

Treatment Targets

C10-C40: 300 mg/kg

Location
Brussels – Belgium

Future Use
Residential

Client
Private Owner

Partner
/

Consultant
Terre Neuve

Date
2020

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