soil contamination

You see lots of building developments going up, and large construction sites. When developers clear the site and make the soil level or dig holes for footings or basement carparks – where does all that soil go? Generally, the soil is treated as waste in order to get it offsite quickly.  Sometimes it has historical

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Targeted Soil Assessment coastal residential development

iEnvi was engaged by the client to complete a Targeted Soil Assessment relating the footprint of a shed previously located onsite. This was required by the council to assess the suitability of the site for the proposed residential development. The shed site covered an area of land during previous soil investigation and the underlying soil

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Illegal-dumping-forensic-advice

iEnvi was engaged as a lead technical expert to forensically review the derivation of illegal dumped waste as part of a larger Land and Environment Court case at the request of one of the legal parties. iEnvi inspected and reviewed the waste material, historical aerial photographs, and reviewed branding and other information on the metal

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  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

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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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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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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

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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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