Articles posted by iEnvironmental Webmaster

  When is a Soil Stockpile ‘Waste’, and Can a Hotspot of Asbestos or ACM in a Stockpile be Removed and the Soil be reclassified? Generally as consultants we have had a slight confusion on the strict regulation and guidelines information, and information received by NSW EPA in seminars, advice etc, on when contaminated soil

read more
blank environmental samples

Blanks are artificial samples (made up of ultra-pure MilliQ water) used to trace sources of contamination which may be introduced to samples: During handling and transportation; During sampling in the field (from contaminated equipment); and During laboratory preparation and analysis. Based on the potential contamination sources listed above, there are various blanks used to identify

read more
Leachate-Treatment

The Little Bushy Warren waste collection site is used for the gathering of green garden waste for Hampshire. The green waste is composted in windrows, and turned into soil and lawn conditioners, woodchip mulch or pine bark. Two lagoons collect rainwater runoff from a four hectare hard-standing area for the compost windrows. Veolia asked for

read more
reed bed system petrol

A reed bed was designed and installed for the treatment of kitchen waste water and grease coupled with hydrocarbon contaminants from petrol filling area runoff in Raunds, United Kingdom. The wastewater treatment system is still in use, and its performance is conforming to all guidelines and limits set. Reed bed systems represent excellent innovation for

read more

  iEnvi was engaged by a private client to complete a Preliminary Site and Further Delineation Investigation (PSI and FDI) for a Section 53V Audit of a residential property to provide additional site information that would address data gaps identified by an Auditor in a previous contamination assessment for the site which would assist in

read more
construction environmental management

iEnvi was engaged by a development company to complete a Construction Environmental Management Plan (CEMP) for a fast food restaurant in a rural town in NSW. Preparation of a CEMP prior to receiving a Construction Certificate was listed as a development approval condition for the major chain fast food restaurant development.  The site specific requirements

read more
auto recycling environmental site investigation

iEnvi was engaged by an automotive recycling company to undertake a preliminary site investigation at a recycling facility in Melbourne, Victoria. The company wished to refinance the site and require an assessment of the level of environmental and human health risk associated with the automotive recycling processes and chemicals at the site. iEnvi completed historical

read more
acidic landfill remediation

  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

read more
UPSS abandonment anddecommissioning underground fuel tank QLD

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

read more
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

read more