Copenhagen – Denmark

Context & Project Description

The contamination was due to leaks in 5 underground oil tanks inside a basement of an ancient hospital in Copenhagen, Denmark between October 2020 and April 2021. The project is in an urban area, in the middle of the city of Copenhagen with high-level constraints on noise and smells management.

Equipment

37 Diesel burners – reburn technology.

Treatment target

250°C at the cold points
100ppm (C10-C40)

Monitoring

Soil Temperature every meter
4 points from 0 to 3m
2 points from 0 to 5m

Planning

October 2020 and April 2021

Conclusion

The treatment has been validated after 43 days of treatment.

Key Data

Contaminants
C10-C40

Max. Concentration
22.000 mg/kg

Volume
235 m³

Tonnage
400 Tons

Nb of Heating Tubes
37

Temperature Target
250°C

Project Duration
43 days

Treatment Targets
C10-C40:100 mg/kg

Location
Copenhagen – Denmark

Future Use
Public Building

Client
Copenhagen (city)

Partner
Arkil

Consultant
GEO

Date
2020-2021

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