Environmental Remediation Articles

  • Bench Testing for Carbon Tetrachloride - Case study

    XDD Environmental assisted Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) by treatability testing several remedial technologies for carbon tetrachloride (CT) and tetrachloroethene (PCE) impacted groundwater at an active explosive research and storage facility. The bench testing evaluated several applicable remedial technologies: Catalyzed Hydrogen Peroxide (CHP) Alkaline ...


    By XDD, LLC.

  • Case-Study: Ambient Air Monitoring for Ecotourism

    Gujarat Tourism association wanted to monitor the effect of increased tourism on the air quality of the tourist spots in real-time. Oizom installed Polludrone at 5 major tourist spots of Gujarat. The solution gave data of particulates generated, harmful gases released, and an increase in temperature. Gujarat Tourism was able to analyze the environment’s effect on the tourists as well as the ...


    By Oizom Instruments Pvt. Ltd.

  • 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 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 ...

  • The METS Process in Brief/2019

    The METS remediation process equipment is about the size of a large SUV. It is fully mobile and self-propelled. Previously excavated soil is deposited in the hopper at the top of the apparatus by a conventional front-end loader. Very large debris, such as rock, concrete or asphalt, is usually screened off at the hopper opening. From the hopper, the soil is transferred in a regulated flow to a ...

  • EnviroSound Consulting joins Krazan

    Krazan & Associates (Clovis, Calif.) has acquired EnviroSound Consulting (Bremerton, Wash.), a geotechnical and environmental consulting firm. The new team includes licensed staff in geotechnical consulting, and environmental staff with experience ranging from Preliminary Environmental Studies to Phase II Environmental Site Assessments and Feasibility Studies for ...

  • Another step towards making mercury history

    econ industries is proud to announce the next project towards making mercury history: a delivery contract for a VacuDry® Unit going to India. A VacuDry® 3 000 plant will be deployed to clean-up mercury contaminated soil from a former factory. Due to the location of the factory and strict environmental regulations, an on-site remediation with highest cleaning efficiency was requested. The ...

  • ION Science Tiger LT VOC detector succeeds where others have failed for Lone Star hazmat response - Case Study

    Handheld photoionisation detector helps Texas-based emergency spill response specialist ensure the safety of first responders Texas-based Lone Star Hazmat Response is using a handheld TigerLT volatile organic compound (VOC) monitor from Ion Science (www.ionscience.com) – leading manufacturer of advanced gas detection instrumentation for global occupational health and environmental ...


    By Ion Science Ltd.

  • Organophilic clay-filled reactive mat chosen as low profile permeable capping remedy - Case Study

    Project Details Meco Drive – Ditch Remediation Engineer: Environmental Alliance, Inc. Location New Castle, Delaware, U.S.A Products Used Organoclay Reactive Core Mat Bulk Organoclay PM-199 Triton Marine Mattresses The U.S. Army Corps of ...


    By CETCO

  • Use of DO2E aerator technology for various remediations in industrial, environmental, and municipal applications

    Abstract: An introduction to this DO2E technology cover s a var iety of appl i cat ions inc luding environmental remediations, polishing ponds for municipal and industrial sites, and internal usage of this technology in municipal wastewater systems. The unique advantages of these are examined at ...

  • Strict quality assurance procedures ensure reliable vapor intrusion protection - Case Study

    Vapor intrusion has become a significant environmental issue for regulators, industry leaders, and concerned residents nationwide. The use of a spray-applied gas vapor barrier to protect against the threat of vapor intrusion has become a widely recognized application by numerous local and state regulatory and guidance groups. These groups also recommend that a gas venting system be used in ...


    By CETCO

  • Water and Developing Island States

    The United Nation’s SAMOA Pathway lays out goals for critical water management issues Islands share many challenges to development. They tend to be economically and geographic isolated, environmentally fragile, plagued with high energy and transportation costs, ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Drought Hits the Caribbean

    Water management strategies like desalination and water reuse can be harnessed to produce potable water The Barbados-based Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) has warned that, due in part to a weak El Niño, drought conditions will likely continue in many Caribbean nations ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • 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. ...

  • 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, ...

  • International Award Given to Horizontal Remediation Project

    The Australasian Land and Groundwater Association, ALGA, recognized Pedro Balbachevsky, AECOM, and his team, Directional Technologies and Matrix Drilling, for the 2018 Outstanding Innovation Award for Australia’s 1st Installation of Horizontal Wells for ISCO and Biosparging. ALGA Outstanding Innovation Award Advancing the Land and Groundwater Industry ...

  • Habitat Restoration – Salmon Trout River - Case Study

    Construction Date: Summer 2012/Summer 2013 Location: Big Bay, Michigan Category: Sand Wand™ Habitat Restoration A little background Coaster brook trout were once common throughout Lake Superior basin tributaries and near shore waters, but the populations were wiped ...


    By Streamside, LLC.

  • The Use Of Innovative Groundwater Seepage Detection Techniques - Case Study

    INTRODUCTION Groundwater seepage can exacerbate environmental pollution through contaminant transport, pose a threat to dam safety and can also be associated with valuable mineral deposits. Dam safety, environmental remedial works and mineral location normally involve comparatively expensive techniques, but, if the extent and location of groundwater seepage can be accurately ...


    By Willowstick Technologies LLC

  • How do you clean up 375,000 m3 of contaminated river sediment every year? - Case Study

    Boskalis Environmental, Lower Fox River, USA, environmental remediation Did you know: Our membrane filter presses helped remediate more than 13 miles of contaminated riverbed in the Lower Fox River in Wisconsin, with each filter press capable of producing 18 tons of filter cake every hour.  Environmental ...

  • 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 ...

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