Council, in consultation with an Environmental consultant and a EPA-accredited Contaminated Site Auditor, have looked at a number of remediation options and decided on creating a capped berm (embankment) along the southern and western corner of the site.
Contaminated soils will be contained in the berm which will be lined with geofabric and then capped with clean soil.
The berm will be integrated into the existing landscape and revegetated with native species. This provides the added benefit of providing habitat connectivity from the north of the site through to Tallow Creek.
The remainder of the remediated site will be grassed until Council decides on its future use.
The remediation is being undertaken in accordance with the: