Environmental & Remediation

Environmental & Remediation

Consulting Earth Scientists Environmental and Remediation team has over 15 years technical experience in delivering cost effective, innovative and practical solutions to environmental and development challenges throughout Australia and Internationally.

Our aim is to work with clients to achieve their commercial, environmental and strategic objectives within the constraints posed by regulatory requirements. Our clients have direct access to the professionals providing the consultancy service on which they depend; this ensures complete understanding of our client’s requirements and enables us to provide the most appropriate advice.

CES implement project specific QA/QC procedures to improve transparency, consistency, comparability, completeness, and confidence in the project undertaken. Our field activities are followed up with secure data storage and advanced modelling capabilities through a GIS environment when required.

The primary services CES provide include Environmental Site Assessments and Remediation Services, Environmental Monitoring and Due Diligence.

Environmental Site Assessments

  • Site Inspections
  • Preliminary Site Investigations
  • Stage I and II Environmental Site Assessments (ESA)
    • Soil, Groundwater, Gas, Vapour and Geotechnical
  • Environmental Management Plans (EMPs)
  • Site Remediation Action Plans (RAP)
  • Site Validation and Monitoring
  • Risk Assessments
  • Assessment of Underground Petroleum Storage Systems (UPSS)
  • Waste Classification
  • Acid Sulphate Assessment and Management Plans
  • Hazardous Building Materials Audits (including Asbestos)
  • Remediation Trial Design and Execution

Remediation Services

CES has extensive experience in the design, implementation and maintenance of remediation solutions. Our remediation experience ranges from small, single-use sites to large, complex projects with multiple stakeholders.

CES has experience in undertaking the following remediation methods:

  • In-Situ Chemical Oxidation (ISCO)
  • Soil Vapour Extraction (SVE)
  • Bioremediation
  • Containment Cell Design and Construction
  • Pump and Treat
  • Air Sparging
  • Multi-Phase Extraction

Environmental Monitoring

CES is a leader in the development of high-quality, optimised environmental monitoring programmes.

CES conducts large-scale ongoing environmental monitoring programmes at a large number of landfill waste facilities and industrial sites. Monitoring data at CES are managed through an Enterprise database that provides pre-checking of data and integrates field and laboratory measurements.

CES has extensive experience in the following types of environmental monitoring:

  • Groundwater
  • Surface Water
  • Leachate
  • Landfill Gas
  • Dust Deposition
  • Inspirable Dust (PM10)
  • High-Volume air sampling
  • Automatic/unattended water-quality monitoring

Due Diligence

Environmental matters are a critical consideration in modern due diligence reviews for property transactions, business purchases, mergers and acquisitions.

Years of experience in due diligence have given the staff at CES a sound understanding of the processes to identify, quantify and manage technical and financial risks in order to provide a level of comfort to clients and their advisers.

Services provide for environmental due diligence projects include:

  • Compliance audits
  • Environmental audits
  • Environmental site assessments
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Data compilation and modelling

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