Remediation Services Articles

  • Remediate former service station - Case Study

    ERC was hired as the General Contractor for this project to remediate the former service station.  Gasoline underground storage tanks (USTs) were previously removed however historical releases had contaminated both soil and groundwater at the site.  The remedial activities for this project included excavation and off-site disposal of petroleum contaminated soils, as well as the addition ...

  • 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 ...

  • Newark Scrambles to Get Lead out of Drinking Water

    Mayor announces plan that will replace 18,000 underground lead service pipes in New Jersey’s largest city ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Project Potash Corp Slurry Wall - Saskatchewan, CAN - Case Study

    Remedial Construction Services (RECON) and CETCO collaborated to construct the second largest slurry cut-off trench ever constructed with over 342,000 square meters of ...


    By CETCO

  • After the Flood – Mold Prevention and Mold Remediation

    How to Prevent Mold after a Flood & Water Damage Whether it is a leaky roof, a broken pipe, or a flood there are steps you can take to prevent—or minimize—the mold growth. ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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 ...

  • What are the most common pipeline problems that can be fixed with pipe bursting equipment?

    Plumbing problems are among the most dreaded aspects of property ownership and for good reason– they are time-consuming and expensive. Luckily, trenchless pipe repair has taken the market by storm in recent years, making pipe repair easier, faster, and cleaner than ever. Pipe bursting is used to remediate a wide range of plumbing issues and TRIC Tools is a proud supplier of the equipment ...


    By Tric Tools, Inc.

  • How do You Know When You Need Commercial Plumbers

    In your day-to-day routine, either at home or at your business, the plumbing doesn’t get much attention. That is, until it starts showing warning signs of problems via sinks, tubs, and shower stalls not draining, toilets not flushing, or sewage backing up into your basement. It’s true you can buy drain openers and cleaners in the hardware store or even in the grocery store, but these ...


    By Tric Tools, Inc.

  • The Phase 1 Environmental Assessment

    In today’s world where every property is subject to potential environmental risks a Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment or ESA is an appropriate action to take. An ESA can help determine if the property has been contaminated by previous or current activities. The ESA can help protect the purchaser of a property from environmental risks prior to the closing on a property.  Lenders ...

  • Ground Water Remediation Case Study

    The Pine Street Barge Canal Superfund Site is located along the coast of Lake Champlain. Sediments in the canal were contaminated by historic dumping of various materials including coal tar, solvents and petroleum products. Terra Contracting Services, LLC (Terra) was retained to implement the remedial design. Terra subcontracted with Global Environmental Engineering Inc. (Global) to provide ...

  • Tacoma, Washington - Well 12A superfund site - Case Study

    Combined Remedies for DNAPL Remediation Project Summary TRS Group, Inc. (TRS) teamed with KEMRON and AMEC, under KEMRON's U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USAGE) Environmental Remediation Services Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC), to perform electrical resistance heating (ERH) for the remediation of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in the vadose zone ...


    By TRS Group, Inc.

  • Southern New Jersey - Guaranteed benzene remediation in soil and groundwater - Case Study

    Project Summary TRS Group, Inc. (TRS) under contract with URS Corporation ( URS) and Resource Environmental, LLC (RELLC) conducted an electrical resistance heating (ERH) remediation of benzene at a former gasoline service station located in southern New Jersey, The project scope of work was contracted as a Guaranteed Fixed Price Remediation (GFPR) that included no rebound of benzene in ...


    By TRS Group, Inc.

  • Opportunities and challenges of integrating ecological restoration into assessment and management of contaminated ecosystems

    Ecosystem restoration planning near the beginning of the site assessment and management process (“early integration”) involves consideration of restoration goals from the outset in developing solutions for contaminated ecosystems. There are limitations to integration that stem from institutional barriers, few successful precedents and limited availability of guidance. Challenges occur in ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • Water monitoring for remediation - Case Study

    Customer: Rainbow Group and T95C Application: Portable water sampling Background: Established in 1985, Rainbow Group are environmental demolition and civil engineering contractors based in Padstow, NSW. Their services include construction, excavation, demolition, remediation and water treatment. Rainbow Group has a renowned ...


    By Ecotech - ACOEM Group

  • Superfund Compliance Review - Document/site review and investigation - Case Study

    Midwestern US The Summary We provided expertise in determining if previously closed waste management units and ongoing remediation efforts at an oil facility were and are being conducted in a manner consistent with applicable provisions of the federal Superfund program and the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP). ...


    By AlterEcho

  • Optimizing Reverse Osmosis Membrane Life case study

    Background An Independent District Heating and Cooling Facility used a municipal Lake Michigan water supply to operate a reverse osmosis system with three 200- gpm trains and was experiencing highpressure differentials and short runs between cleanings. The water had an SDI of 5–6 prior to the prefilters and an SDI of 3–4 after the prefilters. The system does not require ...

  • Site assessments and remediation case study

    Service(s) performed: Phase I site assessment/soil investigation/soil remediation project for a golf course Summary: Prior to the sale of the golf course property, our experts were engaged to conduct a Phase I Site Assessment. Due to poor management practices, the facility was found to have multiple releases of fuel and waste oil, which were above acceptable ...


    By EFI Global, Inc.

  • Emergency remediation response case study

    Services Performed Emergency remediation response, oil and hazardous waste consulting and a mold/indoor air quality (IAQ) testing Summary Following the flooding of the Spicket River during the Spring 2006, EFI Global was engaged to evaluate a nursing home in Lawrence, MA. After the initial environmental evaluation, our team observed that the basement and ...


    By EFI Global, Inc.

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