Tar and asphalt factory, Ringe

Test site


Tar and asphalt factory, Ringe
Villavej 17 - 23
5750 Ringe

Lone Dissing
Region Syddanmark

T: 76631937
E: [email protected]

Former tar and asphalt factory

Præsentation af sitet

The site is empty and owned by Region of Southern Denmark

• 1–6 m bgl Glacial till, heavily fractured

• 6-10 m bgl Glacial till with sandy deposits (secondary aquifers)

• 10-14 m bgl Increasing dominance of sandy deposits

• Below this is an extensive cover of sand (primary aquifer)

• Heavily contaminated with tar

• Source area: Phenols up to 45,700 μg/l and NSO compounds up to 917 μg/l • Free phase tar in the primary aquifer

• Heavy contamination of local groundwater with dissolved tar components

• Narrow pollution plume with very high concentration of tar in the primary aquifer

Aerial photograph 2015
Aerial photograph 2015


A screening method developed by GroundTracer has been testet. The system consisted of a combination of two non-invasive methods – georadar and geotracer. The test were a part of the MICCS project (Methodology for fast and reliable Investigation and Characterization of Contaminated Sites)

bioREM ApS


Good access from nearby road

No electricity

No water

No infrastructure