Environmental Management

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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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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pollution incident management plan

A Pollution Incident Response Management Plan (PIRMP) is a plan that can be immediately implemented following a pollution incident to reduce risks to human health and the environment. It is a legislative requirement for all Environmental Protection Licence holders in NSW to have a PIRMP in accordance with section 153A of the Protection of the

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environmental management plan manufacturing

  iEnvi was engaged by a brewing company to complete an Operational Environmental Management Plan (OEMP) for a new brewery in a regional city in NSW. The new brewery included a warehouse for brewing and packaging beer and cider and a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) and the brewing company required an OEMP for the site

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Guidelines for Water Quality

  The Australian and New Zealand governments have collectively established and promoted guidelines to manage both countries water quality for over 25 years. (previously referred to as ANZECC & ARMCANZ 2000) assist water practitioners with tools and guidance to assess, manage and monitor the water quality of aquatic systems in Australia and New Zealand As of

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roadway contamination recovery

  From February to May 2019, iEnvi was engaged by an inner western Sydney Council in a resource recovery program to reuse road asphalt as engineering fill for the planned development of new sports fields and courts at a reserve. In New South Wales, resource recovery orders and resource recovery exemptions allow some wastes to

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operational environmental management plan

iEnvi was engaged to complete an Operational Environmental Management Plan (OEMP) to be implemented and managed by an auto vehicle storage and container packing company to unload, store, modify and pack vehicles for the purpose of new auto vehicle storage and container packing for export business.  The OEMP was prepared to document environmental controls that

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Snowy Mountains groundwater

Groundwater monitoring was required by the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, due to a decommissioned underground storage petroleum storage (UPSS) at a ski lodge in Perisher Valley (within Snowy Mountains National Park).   Groundwater was sampled by iEnvi at the request of a Ski Lodge company. The sampling was conducted using low flow sampling

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