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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

TUTU WELLFIELD
ST. THOMAS, ST. THOMAS COUNTY, VIRGIN ISLANDS

CERCLIS NO. VID982272569

May 14, 1996

Prepared by

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Service
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Atlanta, Georgia


TABLE OF CONTENTS

LIST OF TABLES

LIST OF FIGURES

SUMMARY

BACKGROUND

A. Site Description and History
B. Site Visit
C. Demographics, Land Use, and Natural Resource Use
D. Health Outcome Data

COMMUNITY HEALTH CONCERNS

COMMUNITY RELATIONS ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY EPA

ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION AND OTHER HAZARDS

A. On-site Contamination
B. Off-Site Contamination
C. Quality Assurance and Quality Control
D. Physical and Other Hazards

PATHWAYS ANALYSES

A. Completed Exposure Pathways
B. Potential Exposure Pathways

PUBLIC HEALTH IMPLICATIONS

A. Toxicological Evaluation
B. Health Outcome Data Evaluation
C. Community Health Concerns Evaluation

CONCLUSIONS

RECOMMENDATIONS

A. Cease/Reduce Exposure Recommendations
B. Health Activities Recommendation Panel (HARP) Determinations
C. Public Health Action Plan

PREPARERS OF REPORT

Regional Representative

REFERENCES

APPENDICES

Appendix 1 - Figures 1, 2, and 3
Appendix 2 - Response to Public Comments





LIST OF TABLES
1Maximum Contaminant Concentration in On-Site Soil (0-2 Feet)
at the Curriculum Center at the Tutu Wellfield NPL Site,
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands


2Maximum Organic Contaminant Concentrations in On-Site
Groundwater Monitoring Wells at the Tutu Wellfield NPL Site,
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands


3Maximum Organic Contaminant Concentration in On-Site
Commercial Wells in the Area of Main Plume at the Tutu
Wellfield NPL Site, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands


4Maximum Organic Contaminant Concentration in On-Site
Public and Commercial Wells at the Tutu Wellfield NPL Site,
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands


5Maximum Organic Contaminant Concentration in On-Site
Institutional Wells, at the Tutu Wellfield NPL Site, St. Thomas,
U.S. Virgin Islands


6Maximum Organic Contaminant Concentration in On-Site
Private Wells at the Tutu Wellfield NPL Site, St. Thomas,
U.S. Virgin Islands


7aMaximum Inorganic Contaminant Concentrations in On-Site
Groundwater Monitoring Wells at the Tutu Wellfield NPL Site,
St. Thomas, Virgin Islands


7bMaximum Inorganic Contaminant Concentration in On-Site
Public, Commercial, and Institutional Wells at the Tutu
Wellfield NPL Site, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands


7cMaximum Inorganic Contaminant Concentration in On-Site
Private Wells at the Tutu Wellfield NPL Site, St. Thomas,
U.S. Virgin Islands


8Completed Exposure Pathways at the Tutu Wellfield
National Priorities List Site, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands


9Estimated Population for Completed and Potential
Exposure Pathways at the Tutu Wellfield National Priorities
List Site, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands


10Potential Exposure Pathways at the Tutu Wellfield
National Priorities List Site, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands


11Comparison of Estimated Exposure Dose for Users of
Commercial Wells in the Area of the Main Plume to Health
Guidelines at the Tutu Wellfield National Priorities List Site,
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands


12Comparison of Estimated Exposure Dose for Users of the
Institutional Wells (Virgin Island Housing Authority) to Health
Guidelines at the Tutu Wellfield National Priorities List Site,
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands


13Comparison of Estimated Exposure Dose for Users of
Private Wells to Health Guidelines at the Tutu Wellfield
National Priorities List Site, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands


14Comparison of Estimated Exposure Dose for Inorganics
in On-Site Groundwater to Health Guidelines at the Tutu
Wellfield National Priorities List Site, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands





LIST OF FIGURES

Appendix 1, Figure 1 - Site Location Map for the Tutu Wellfield
        National Priorities List Site, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.

Appendix 1, Figure 2 - Location Map of Various Properties at the
        Tutu Wellfield National Priorities List Site, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.

Appendix 1, Figure 3 - Location Map of the Various Water Supply Wells
        at and near the Tutu Wellfield National Priorities List Site,
        St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.



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