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mixed wastewater reedbed systems

The wastewater was highly contaminated with amines and phenols (COD up to 5000mg/l). The facility used a batch processing method, which meant the water was highly variable, and very difficult to treat by conventional methods.  Starting with demonstration that soil based reed beds were the ideal solution as they were versatile enough to handle the

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phytoremediation environmental science

If you have land space and water treatment issues, then you should consider using a reed bed system instead of high cost, energy consuming water treatment systems. WHAT IS A REED BED? A reed bed is: an engineered constructed wetland designed to simulate a natural for wastewater treatment. a biological system in which complex chemical

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environmental assessment merger acquisition

  iEnvi was engaged by a law firm on behalf of a confidential client as part of merger and acquisition due diligence to undertake preliminary site investigations (PSIs) at three metal fabrication facilities in Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia for the purpose of environmental due diligence.  The client wished to purchase the sites

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reed beds pesticide remediation

An old industrial site that had been used as a pesticide research and development facility required remediation. The ground and underlying aquifer was heavily contaminated with pesticides and other chemicals. Initially the contaminated soils were removed and partially treated by thermal desorption. Next, a groundwater treatment system was installed. This consisted of 4 reed beds

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sustainable sewage technology

  Turlinjah is a small community of 70 people on the NSW South coast of Australia. Previously sewage was collected in septic tanks located less than 200 meters from extensive oyster leases in the Tuross Lake. There was concern about the untreated septic discharge into this sensitive receiving environment. Monitoring of the area showed levels

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reed bed remediation

Airports typically have their own fire and rescue service, and often have a training area on site where they can practice various fire fighting scenarios. The water resulting from the training is generally contaminated with partially burnt fuels, and fire fighting foams. The foam is of particular concern, due to the environmental persistence of some

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hydrogeology water contamination

iEnvi was engaged by a Council north of Brisbane, QLD, to review environmental authority (EA) compliance, groundwater trends and risks at five landfill sites. A comprehensive data compilation and transformation was undertaken, along with a data quality review. Statistical analysis of the data was completed including the basic statistics (average, minimum, maximum, 80th and 120th

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targeted soil investigation nbn

iEnvi was engaged by a large construction company to conduct Targeted Soil Investigations and Insitu Waste Classifications (TSI/WC) in advance of trenching to install NBN infrastructure, for a portion of recreational properties across Brisbane known to be historical landfill and contaminated sites. The purpose of the TSI/WC was to investigate soil that was to be

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lead contamination

iEnvi was engaged to conduct a Targeted Soil Investigation (TSI) to delineate historical lead from a former rifle range, for a portion of a recreational property proposed to be developed into a sports field development for a local government north of Brisbane. The purpose of the TSI was to delineate the extent of lead contamination

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