Protecting Groundwater Resources

SERDP and ESTCP projects are focused on developing and demonstrating technologies that allow for continued operation of testing and training ranges, while preventing migration of contaminants to groundwater.

Active Projects List
Project Title Start Date

Membrane Bioreactor System for Cost Effective Treatment of Munitions Constituents Manufacturing Wastes

Project Information
Project ID: ER19-1198
Principal Investigator: Dr. Paul Hatzinger, APTIM Federal Services
SERDP Mar 2019

Development of Innovative Passive and Sustainable Treatment Technologies for Energetic Compounds in Surface Runoff on Active Ranges

Project Information
Project ID: ER19-1106
Principal Investigator: Dr. Mark Fuller, Aptim Federal Services
SERDP Mar 2019

Complete Biodegradation of Insensitive High Explosive Compounds

Project Information
Project ID: ER19-1069
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jim Field, University of Arizona
SERDP Mar 2019

Bioaugmentation for Enhanced Mitigation of Explosives in Surface Soil

Project Information
Project ID: ER19-1171
Principal Investigator: Dr. Fiona Crocker, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)
SERDP Jan 2019

Optimizing Carbon Amendments that Simultaneously Adsorb and Transform Legacy and Insensitive High Explosives

Project Information
Project ID: ER19-1239
Principal Investigator: Dr. Wenqing Xu, Villanova University
SERDP Jan 2019

Reactive Electrochemical Membrane (REM) Reactors for Electrochemical Degradation of Munitions Constituents in Manufacturing Wastewaters

Project Information
Project ID: ER19-1228
Principal Investigator: Dr. Brian Chaplin, University of Illinois at Chicago
SERDP Jan 2019

Electrochemically-Induced in situ Degradation of Legacy Munitions and Insensitive High Explosives in Manufacturing Wastewater

Project Information
Project ID: ER19-1130
Principal Investigator: Dr. Philip Larese-Casanova, Northeastern University
SERDP Jan 2019

Cost Effective Treatment Trains for Wastewater Containing Legacy Munitions and Insensitive High Explosives

Project Information
Project ID: ER19-1099
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jennifer Weidhaas, University of Utah
SERDP Jan 2019

High Rate Degradation of 3-Nitro-1,2,4-triazol-5-one (NTO) to Environmentally Benign End Products in Sequential Reducing-Oxidizing Reactive Mineral Packed Bed Reactors

Project Information
Project ID: ER19-1075
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jim Field, University of Arizona
SERDP Jan 2019

Field Demonstration of an Integrated Nanoscale Zero Valent Iron–Hydrogen Peroxide Process for Complete Destruction of Munitions Compounds in Wastewater

Project Information
Project ID: ER18-5049
Principal Investigator: Mr. Brian Hubbard, Program Executive Office Ammunition (PEO Ammo)
SERDP Jan 2018

Compound Specific Isotope Analysis of Mineral-Mediated Abiotic Reduction of Nitro Compounds

Project Information
Project ID: ER-2618
Principal Investigator: Dr. William Arnold, University of Minnesota
SERDP Jan 2016

Emerging Core Concepts for Assessment and Enhancement of Abiotic Natural Attenuation of Groundwater Contaminants

Project Information
Project ID: ER-2620
Principal Investigator: Dr. Paul Tratnyek, Oregon Health & Science University
SERDP Jan 2016

Measuring and Predicting the Natural and Enhanced Rate and Capacity of Abiotic Reduction of Munition Constituents

Project Information
Project ID: ER-2617
Principal Investigator: Dr. Pei Chiu, University of Delaware
SERDP Jan 2016

Characterization of Enhanced Subsurface Abiotic Reactivity with Electrical Resistivity Tomography/Induced Polarization

Project Information
Project ID: ER-2619
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jim Szecsody, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2016

Phytoremediation of Explosives from Contaminated Soil by Transgenic Grass

Project Information
Project ID: ER-201436
Principal Investigator: Dr. Neil Bruce, University of York
ESTCP Jan 2014

Innovative Technology to Sequester Depleted Uranium from Test and Training Range Soil Fines

Project Information
Project ID: ER-201321
Principal Investigator: Mr. Chris Griggs, U.S. Army Engineer Reserch and Development Center (ERDC)
ESTCP Jan 2013
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