SOIL AND WATER
|... are contaminant studies?
Contamination is the degradation of soil and groundwater quality as a result of man's activities. A contaminant
study strives to identify the nature, source and extent of the contamination in an area. It also prepares the
foundation for risk analysis and eventual remediation.
A contaminant study involves the following:
|... would you require a contaminant study?
Industrial sites often are sources of contamination. The contamination may have migrated on to neighbouring
sites. Acquisition or sale of a property may require that any contamination on the site be identified, its
risk factor determined, and the site possibly be remediated.
Contaminant studies are an important prerequisite for risk assessment.
|... can WDA help you with contaminant studies?
work with you, the client, to assess your needs and goals
design an appropriate investigation program
execute the contaminant study in accordance with your needs
provide comprehensive and conclusive evaluation and interpretation of the findings
determine the most cost effective remediation plan, if necessary
WDA has experienced personnel to assist your company in instituting these measures in a quality oriented, timely and cost effective manner