Petroleum Restoration Program

Alachua County's Petroleum Restoration  Program manages the assessment and clean-up of petroleum contaminated facilities in Alachua, Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Flagler, Gilchrist, Levy, Marion, Putnam, and Union Counties. The program operates under a contract with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) 

Clean-up Functions
Clean-Up Projects

Petroleum Clean-up Functions

  • Project Management
  • Review of Technical Reports and Documents
  • Analysis and Interpretation of Technical Data
  • Contract Procurement
  • Purchase Order and Invoice Reviews
  • Field Inspections
  • Public Assistance

Links to State web sites for program rules and information:



Hogtown Creek outfall treatment behind Lowes. This treatment is part of the ongoing groundwater cleanup efforts due to a past peteroleum discharge at the Former Shell Station located at NW 13th Street and 23rd Ave. This site has been designated as an Imminent Threat Site by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

Depot Park Cleanup Project

ACEPD is currently managing the final stages of cleanup efforts at Poole Roofing & Sheet Metal which is part of the Depot Park Project located at Depot Avenue and S. Main Street. Soil excavation activities began in September 2009 and are nearing completion. Approximately 250,000 tons of contaminated soil has been excavated so far. For more information regarding this project, contact Prasad Kuchibhotla at (352) 264-6807 or Tim Ramsey at (352) 264-6843.


Former Coastal Mart #428 Excavation-Waldo

ACEPD supervised the removal of abandoned underground storage tanks and petroleum contaminated soil during a recent cleanup project at this former gas station in Waldo. About 3,865 tons of contamined soil was removed as a result of this cleanup effort.

Petroleum Restoration  Dashboard
Petroleum Contaminated sites in Alachua County: 443
Current No. of active cleanup sites Managed: 215
Alachua County Petroleum Restoration Program Contacts