The use of H2O2 to chemically oxidize the contaminants into mineralized products (CO2 , salts, and readily biodegradable organic fragments) offers a number of advantages over these current treatment methods.
Benefits of Soil Decontamination by Chemical Oxidation:
The reagent used (H2O2) is inexpensive, readily available, and has as its reaction products water and oxygen;
The chemistry of the process (Fenton's Reagent) has been known for over 50 years and its applicability to a wide variety of contaminants is...
The contamination of soils as a result of prior chemical production can often be unpredictable and diverse. The majority of such pollutants will require an ex-situ treatment method. Many of our VacuDry units can be used for direct-feeding contaminated soils. To reduce the input amount for thermal treatment, the VacuDry units can also be used in combination with soil-washing plants: In this case, customers only feed the high polluted fractions and screened fines (e.g. below 10 mm), as well as the filter-cake from...
Historically, landfills have been the most common method of organized waste disposal and remain so in many places around the world. Landfills are essential applications to ensure long service life and prevent soil pollution. In industrial basins, TenCate protection geotextiles guarantee the protection of the geomembrane against all risks of mechanical damages. A cost effective and environmental friendly solution to sort, treat and recycle waste.
Monitoring VOCs in porewater in the unsaturated zone is now possible.
Sorbisense regularly offers new options for using the patented Sorbicell, which is used to monitor surface water, wastewater and groundwater.
The latest is almost as “ground-breaking” as the SorbiCell itself. Until now it has been difficult, if not impossible, to directly monitor for volatile substances in pore water in the unsaturated zone. But the environmental consultancy firm Ejlskov A/S in Aarhus combined the use of Sorbisense sampling...
Nanoremediation represents a modern method of treatment of environment polluted by chlorinated hydrocarbons, heavy metals, radionuclides and other contaminants. This technology started to be used tentatively in USA and it already takes place on various sites around the world at present.
Sitelab's UVF-3100D is used to test soil to help investigate and clean up sites contaminated by above ground or underground storage tanks (USTs). Soils can be analyzed for extended diesel range organics (EDRO) or extractable petroleum hydrocarbons (EPH). Results correlate well to confirmatory lab methods.