remediation contractor Articles

  • Former Manufacturing Facility Remediation- Case Study

    ERC was hired as the General Contractor to remediate a former manufacturing facility in central Ohio.  Basic geology of the site was ground surface to 4 to 6 feet bgs silts and clays followed by sand and gravel to the top of the water table at 8-12 ft bgs.  The site had Tetrachloroethene (PCE) contaminated soil in an approximately 0.33 acre area.  ERC performed the excavation and ...

  • Dam Restoration- Case Study

    ERC was hired as the General Contractor to complete the restoration of the Minerva Park Lake Dam.  The scope of work included dewatering a 6 acre lake.  Demolition of outfall and lake structures, excavation of 6,000 tons of soil and the installation of chimney drain across the entire face of the dam.  ERC also installed a cast-in-place concrete outfall & downshoot, lake drain ...

  • Stream restoration - Case study

    ERC was hired as the General Contractor for the stream restoration of Mill Creek in South Western Ohio. Our scope of work included the construction of one (1) riffle, rock toe, buried grade control, grading, and complete site stream restoration. After mobilizing to the site ERC cleared and grubbed the entire site and then excavated 2,900 CY of soil. In order to align the stream and to slope the ...

  • Sinkhole & stream restoration - Case study

    Removal of 800 CY of trash and debris from a sinkhole in the golf course and fixing the issue by installing a trash collection structure. Over 2200 LF of Stream Restoration. Placement of over 500 Boulders ranging from 46″ x 36″ to 24″ x 12″ Boulders. This project also included the installation of over 2000 SY of Turf Sod and over 4000 SY of Turf Grass seeding. Over 150 Plantings including ...

  • Stream restoration - Case study

    Environmental Remediation Contractor was hired as the Environmental General Contractor to restore Fetter’s Run Park in Lancaster, Ohio. This involved clearing & grubbing land adjacent to the stream. We did Demolition of an existing bike path & pavilion then removal of an existing playground. Excavation of a stream bank to lay back slope to create a floodplain bench for the stream. ...

  • Lead and Arsenic Removal - Case Study

    City of CincinnatiThe Airport was built on a former military firing range and apple orchard. To complete the removal of all the lead and arsenic, we excavated and removed over 20,000 tons of treated and non-treated contaminated soil. Then we stabilized 11,000 tons of hazardous soil on site. We graded and capped the site all while complying with FAA, City and Airport ...

  • Sub Slab Depressurization (SSDS) Installation- Case Study

    ERC was hired as the General Contractor to install a sub-slab depressurization system (SSDS) in a 533,000-square foot active facility.  The SSDS was designed by Hull & Associates to address the chemicals of concern (COCs) detected in the soil beneath the existing building slab. This system included trenching, installing 1,157' of horizontal pipe, vacuum blowers, 10 sub-slab extraction ...

  • Creek Channel & Floodplain Restoration Project - Case Study

    The Environmental Remediation Contractor and Burgess & Niple team was selected as the design-build team to complete the design, permitting and construction work along Turtle Creek. The scope of work included the removal of a failing sheet pile wall, clearing, and grubbing, excavation/embankment, re-alignment of the stream, installation of instream structures and rip-rap slope protection. ...

  • River Stabilization & Realignment- Case Study

    ERC was hired as the General Contractor to stabilize and realign the North Fork Licking River immediately upstream from a rail road bridge. The project required clearing, grubbing, excavation and regrading of the existing point bars to realign the river thalweg. To stabilize the banks we installed j-hooks, flexamat, turf reinforcement matting, erosion control blanket with seed and plantings. We ...

  • Low-Head Dam Removal; Dayton, Ohio - Case study

    The Tait Station Low Head Dam located in the Great Miami River in downtown Dayton, Ohio was constructed in 1935 to supply cooling water as part of coal-fired electric generating power plant (Tait Station). To increase recreational use, riverfront revitalization and eco-tourism Environmental Remediation Contractor was hired to remove the 83-year-old 569′ long low-head dam which was ...

  • SSDS Installation; Pontiac, Michigan - Case study

    ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION CONTRACTOR  was hired as the General Contractor to install a sub-slab depressurization system (SSDS) in a 533,000 square foot active facility. The SSDS was designed by Hull & Associates to address the chemicals of concern (COC) detected in the soil beneath the existing building slab. This system included trenching, installing 1,157′ of the horizontal pipe, ...

  • Creek Channel & Floodplain Restoration Project - Case Study

    The ERC & Burgess & Niple team was selected as the design-build team to complete the design, permitting and construction work along Turtle Creek. The scope of work included the removal of a failing sheet pile wall, clearing and grubbing, excavation/embankment, re-alignment of the stream, installation of instream structures and rip-rap slope protection.  During the removal of the ...

  • Dam Removal- Case Study

    The Tait Station Low Head Dam located in the Great Miami River in downtown Dayton, Ohio was constructed in 1935 to supply cooling water as part of coal-fired electric generating power plant (Tait Station).  To increase recreational use, riverfront revitalization and eco-tourism ERC was hired to remove the 83-year-old dam which was constructed of reinforced concrete with flashboards.  It ...

  • Northern Gulf Coast Government Building case study

    Client: Federal Courthouse Location: Northern Gulf Coast  Completion: Sept 2005 thru Dec 2005 Corrections Cost: $4 Million+ Key Project Team: Timothy Toburen, Don Brewer IET worked with two different restoration and remediation contractors to develop procedures allowing efficient  ...

  • In-Situ Treatment Case Study

    Jeep Parkway – Toledo, OhioTreated the soil in situ down to 20 feet. Removal of several unknown concrete structures, removal and disposal of more than 4,000 tons of PAH and heavy metal contaminated soil, collected over 200 soil samples and water samples, and moved 7,000 cubic yards of onsite borrow to fill and cap the area. Environmental Remediation Contractor is a force for ...

  • Wet Prairie Restoration & Created Wetland - Case Study

    ERC was hired by the Columbus & Franklin County Metro Parks to restore approximately 75 acres of wetland habitat within a 150year-old farm field. This project included the installation of sediment & erosion controls followed by an extensive search of the agricultural field for subsurface tile drainage.  This was followed by abandonment of the existing tile network.  Once ...

  • Landfill 1, 2 & 3 repair - Case study

    ERC was hired as the General Contractor to perform repairs at 3 landfills in Tennessee for Johns Manville. The project consisted of replacing the leachate sprinkler systems, the leachate collection piping and lift stations, installing new landfill toe drains and re-capping large portions of the landfill. All waste encountered during the operation was either reappropriated into the landfill or ...

  • Why a Mold Inspection before Remediation is Always a Good Idea

    There are several important reasons why Indoor Environmental Technologies, Inc. (IET), and published industry standards, recommend that a mold inspection be performed by a separate company prior to starting mold remediation. In fact, many of the better remediation contractors in Florida will not start a remediation ...

  • Continuous Arsenic monitoring at US EPA Superfund site

    A Cogent Environmental continuous heavy metals analyser, the OVA5000, has been configured to provide accurate Arsenic monitoring data at a US EPA Superfund site in New Jersey, USA, since 2005. The following information will outline the ways in which this technology has helped to protect the environment at the site, ensuring compliance with discharge consents and helping the remediation contractor ...

  • Case Study: Middlehaven Dock Reclamation Project, Middlesbrough

    Blackwell were initially engaged as the earthworks and remediation contractor for phase one of the enabling package, within the design and build team for the reclamation of the disused dock area in preparation for the development phase including domestic and commercial schemes. The scheme was subsequently extended to include the extension of the developable area into the dock behind a sheet pile ...

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