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

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iEnvi is back!  Hello from my office at our HQ in Brisbane (it is nice to be back – albeit with controls and distancing!). It a beautiful day, though a little lonely as most of our staff are continuing to work from home (when not on-site).  Its a landmark 100 days or so since the

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  Congratulations to our head office team on being awarded a Queensland Government Small Business Digital Grant by the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training. While our Environmental Scientists have been busy at your site, our head office has been focussed on getting the word out and improving our efficiency through digital technologies as

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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

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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

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  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

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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

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environmental home office boss

  iEnvironmental Australia (iEnvi) is Open for Business in the office and the field, as we carefully follow the Commonwealth Department of Health adviceand relevant State guidance on COVID-19. We hope our clients and contractors are staying safe, as we also highly value our team’s safety. Like everyone, we are adjusting to keep everyone safe during

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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

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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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