Site Characterization News

  • TROLL 9500 Used In Combined Remedy Approach at Former Dry Cleaning Site Contaminated with PCE

    A former dry-cleaning site in the Pacific Northwest, Ultra Custom Care Cleaners, was found to be contaminated with PCE (perchloroethylene). According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), PCE was widely used in the dry cleaning of fabrics since the 1940s.  PCE is one of the most frequently detected VOCs (volatile organic carbons) in groundwater at a national scale (Moran 2004). PCE is highly ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • Site characterization and groundwater geochemistry subjects of NGWA courses taking place in Denver

    Two short courses offered by the National Ground Water Association are slated to take place in Denver, Colorado, next month. “Site Characterization: The Groundwater System” takes place April 26, while “Fundamentals of Groundwater Geochemistry” is scheduled for April 26-27. Designed for those involved with groundwater availability, monitoring, cleanup, and modeling ...

  • Visit Solinst at NovCare 2011

    As societal concerns over sustainability of groundwater resources mount, the environmental research community increasingly finds itself in need of methods for subsurface investigation. In recent years, several new technologies have been developed for cost-effective, minimal-disturbance, and high-resolution subsurface characterization and monitoring that can be applied across a range of spatial ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Positive response to new guidance document for groundwater site characterization

    At this year’s Symposium, attendees were thoroughly intrigued when Guy Patrick described the new guidance document for groundwater site characterization in B.C. The response was immensely positive and it is clear that Guy is setting the bar to increase the level of competency and accountability for groundwater monitoring and remediation applications. This is a real step forward for the ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Year-long effort secures California regulatory thumbs-up

    URS Corporation, an environmental engineering firm which had used EOS® on projects throughout the United States approached John Sankey with True Blue Technologies for assistance with securing client and regulatory approval for a specific groundwater project in California. Based on previous experience with EOS®, URS believed the product would produce the longest lasting results at ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

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