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  Large consistent volumes of landfill leachate emanating from a restored landfill site. The landfill had been used for many years, for the disposal of domestic and vehicle batteries and it was believed other wastes were also tipped. This leachate posed a threat to local surface and groundwater. Domestic landfill leachates can display a variety

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UPSS abandonment underground fuel tank

iEnvi was engaged by a local restaurant owner to manage the decommissioning and abandonment of three underground storage tanks (USTs) at a restaurant in Hervey Bay, QLD. The site is currently on the QLD Environmental Management Register (EMR) for historical use of the site as a commercial service station. The client wished to have the

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construction-environmental-management

iEnvi were engaged by an engineering firm on behalf of a regional council to undertake a Construction Environmental Management Plan (CEMP) and components of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the construction of a sports complex. The CEMP was required for development approval of the site.  The construction processes included clearing of existing vegetation, major

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waste classification

  iEnvi was engaged by a local council in the Southern Highlands to conduct an insitu Waste Classification (WC) and an excavated natural material (ENM) Assessment of soil beneath a segment of road to be redeveloped. The purpose of the WC and ENM Assessment was to characterise the soils beneath the segment of road planned

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erosion sediment control

Envi was engaged by a construction company to review and update the erosion sediment control plan (ESCP) as part of the construction environmental management plan (CEMP) for a State Significant development site in the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria. The update was necessary to address inadequate erosion sediment controls of the original ESCP identified at the site.

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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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