Table 2.

Soil concentrations within 2 m of house

SoilVP1VP2VP3VP4VP5
Depth (mbgl)0.950.850.90.850.9
Organic matter (%)0.92.82.811*4.8
Phenol (µg kg−1)<0.1<0.1<0.1730<0.1
Naphthalene (µg kg−1)0.132.31.98400.13
Benzene (µg kg−1)<1.0<1.0<1.0<1.0<1.0
Toluene (µg kg−1)<1.0<1.0<1.011<1.0
Ethylbenzene (µg kg−1)<1.0<1.0<1.06.7<1.0
m&p-xylenes (µg kg−1)<1.0<1.0<1.0130<1.0

*Potentially artificially elevated because of organic contaminants.