Yellow Jacket Drilling Services was given the contract to abandon one of the groundwater monitoring wells at the closed Hemet Landfill.
A 5-0 Riverside County Board of Supervisors vote Tuesday, April 20, approved a contract with Yellow Jacket Drilling for $9,150, approved the construction agreement, and authorized the general manager and chief engineer of the county’s Department of Waste Resources to execute change orders if necessary. After the well is abandoned, it will be sealed by Yellow Jacket Drilling, which has an office in Rancho Cucamonga.
The Department of Waste Resources has six groundwater monitoring wells at the former Hemet Landfill, but one of those is in the public right of way for Esplanade Avenue. Both the city of San Jacinto and the Eastern Municipal Water Distri