Tag: remediation

Enhanced Aerobic Bioremediation And The Waterloo Emitter™

Download Newsletter With the recent release of our Model 703 Waterloo Emitter Operating Principles video series, what better time to review how the Waterloo Emitter works, some tips for application, and the advantages it provides to remediation professionals. The Waterloo Emitter has been shown to be very effective at cleaning up sites contaminated with petroleum… Continue Reading »

Site Characterization: Important To Remediation Design

Richard Jackson delivered a very interesting presentation on the need for accurate and complete site conceptual models when dealing with contaminated sites. Richard used four unique case studies to illustrate how important it is to “get it right”. Getting the model right, allows the right decisions to be made – especially when it comes to… Continue Reading »

Advances In Environmental Drilling Technologies

Day One ended with a guest speaker from Boart Longyear. Brennan McMahan focused on the use of sonic drilling technology for environmental applications, involving soil samples and groundwater monitoring. Brennan discussed the advantages gained through sonic drilling, talked about the costs involved and showed that this technology is quick and effective in a wide variety… Continue Reading »

Target, Quantify, And Resolve Contamination Issues

Solinst provides high quality groundwater instruments that can be used in every phase of a contaminated site clean-up. From the initial site investigation, to further characterization, and finally site remediation, a combination of sampling and monitoring tools are available for each stage of the process. Our Drive-Point Piezometers provide an easy, minimal disturbance approach to the… Continue Reading »

Remediation Of A Former Gas Station Site – Within 6 Months!

Vertex Environmental Inc., located in Cambridge, Ontario, specializes in the in-situ remediation of contaminated groundwater. In 2007 they were contracted to clean up a former gas station site in Guelph, Ontario. The contaminant plume containing gasoline and diesel occurs in unconsolidated silty sand to a depth of approximately 3 m (10 ft). The initial plume… Continue Reading »