Deerhaven Generating Station

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Deerhaven Generating Station has 28 groundwater monitoring wells, 18 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between October 05, 2015 and October 25, 2019. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of molybdenum, radium, thallium, arsenic, sulfate, lithium, boron, antimony, cobalt and lead.

Site description

Gainesville Regional Utility’s Deerhaven Generating Station is in Gainesville, Florida north of Turkey Creek in Alachua County. Deerhaven Generating Station was opened in 1981 and has one coal-fired unit and natural gas or oil-fired unit with a net capacity of 429-MW of electricity. The Deerhaven Station Landfill and Surface Impoundment are both regulated under the CCR rule.

You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information about the Deerhaven Generating Station, see EIP's 2019 National Coal Ash Report.

Monitoring Wells Wells reporting one or more exceedances for at least one pollutant.
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Pollutants monitored and above guidelines
Tip: Click on a contaminant to view wells that have recorded exceedances. Click again to remove the filter. antimony arsenic boron cobalt lead lithium molybdenum radium sulfate thallium
Pollutants monitored and below guidelines
barium beryllium cadmium chromium fluoride mercury selenium
Pollutants not monitored
ammonia, copper, cyanide, gross alpha particle, gross beta particle, hexavalent chromium, manganese, nickel, nitrate, nitrite, silver, strontium, tritium, uranium

Facility last updated on Thursday, October 13, 2022 04:27:11 PM EDT