Light Non-Aqueous Phase Liquid LNAPL

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Light Non-Aqueous Phase Liquid LNAPL?

A non-aqueous phase liquid with a specific gravity less than 1.0. Because the specific gravity of water is 1.0, most LNAPLs float on top of the water table. Most common petroleum hydrocarbon fuels and lubricating oils are LNAPLs.

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