Highway 260 and Johnson Lane | WQARF Site

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Highway 260 and Johnson Lane | Site Overview

Registry placement date: June 24, 2016

Score: 40

County: Navajo

Location: Lakeside portion of Pinetop-Lakeside, generally bounded by Jackson Lane to the north, Burke Lane to the south, the western boundary of the Blue Ridge Unified School District property to the east, and Rainbow View Drive to the west; includes a mixture of public, commercial and residential land uses along State Route Highway 260.

If you own a private well, live in or near the site boundaries, and have not had your well tested, please contact ADEQ.

Contaminants of concern: Tetrachloroethene (PCE)

Action taken: During groundwater sampling in 2015, PCE and TCE were detected in private wells on properties near the intersection. PCE was detected at concentrations ranging from 47 to 59 parts per billion (ppb) in private wells used to supply drinking water and irrigation. The Arizona Aquifer Water Quality Standard (AWQS) for PCE and TCE is 5.0 ppb. TCE has not been detected above the AWQS. ADEQ is working with affected wells owners to make available safe drinking water. ADEQ has completed a Remedial Investigation (RI) and Feasibility Study (FS) for the site.

Status: The public comment period for the Proposed Remedial Action Plan (PRAP) closed on June 24, 2020. No comments were received during the comment period.

Community Involvement Activities: A community advisory board (CAB) was formed in fall of 2016 and meets on a regular basis. A list of CAB members and their contact information is available in the Community Involvement Plan (CIP) | View CIP >