In case of imminent endangerment of the environment, BALSA GmbH undertakes the projecting and realisation of measures for the protection / remediation of affected properties.
On this location in the municipal area of Rum, a pit-coal-creosote-distillery was run in the period 1908 – 1959. The production was primarily focused on roofing felt, asphalt and other tar products. In 1960, within the scope of a changeover of the company, the crude materials were substituted by mineral oil. Up to this time, the surface of the company grounds was unfortified. In the course of the construction of a new gas station in 1990, soil and groundwater contaminations, inflicted by the roofing felt plant, were detected.
Remediation is carried out by
Complete realisation and management of remediation measures:
Carrying out of remediation measures has been concluded at the end of 2013.
The groundwater purification plant is still in operation as a hydraulic safeguard of the site.