Lake Tahoe EIP

Meyers Landfill Remediation

Project Number
01.02.01.0030
Action Priority
Restore Priority Meadows, Wetlands, and Lake Tahoe Tributaries
Implementers
U.S. Forest Service - Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit
Primary Contact
Joey Keely (joseph.keely@usda.gov)
Stage
Implementation
Duration
2007 - 2021
Watershed Restoration Program Restore Priority Meadows, Wetlands, and Lake Tahoe Tributaries
Cap remediation of Meyers Landfill to prevent the migration of pollutants detected in groundwater (vinyl chloride) into Saxon Creek and adjacent drinking water wells. Project completed to 75% in 2011, and remainder of construction completed in 2012; certification of performance completed in 2016. Ongoing groundwater monitoring to continue in support of the Remedial Investigation for the groundwater operable unit.

Key Accomplishments

Accomplishments to be provided upon completion of project

Threshold Categories

  • Water Quality
1-Looking NE across Landfill Cover Deck
(Timing: After) (~276 KB)
Credit: ERRG-USFS Contractor 1-Looking NE across Landfill Cover Deck

Location