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Why Estimating and Tracking Contaminant Mass Removal is Important to Assessing Performance and Success of Thermal Remediation Projects

12.2.21 | ,
Why Estimating and Tracking Contaminant Mass Removal is Important to Assessing Performance and Success of Thermal Remediation Projects

One of the most important and tangible metrics to a thermal remediation project’s progress is contaminant mass removal. Because thermal remediation is often considered one of…

How do you implement a thermal remedy below a building?

11.18.21 |
How do you implement a thermal remedy below a building?

Cleanup of soil and groundwater contamination present beneath a building is one of the more complex challenges our clients face, made even more so if the…

Treating Fractured Bedrock with In Situ Thermal Remediation (ISTR)

11.4.21 | ,
Treating Fractured Bedrock with In Situ Thermal Remediation (ISTR)

The remediation of fractured bedrock sites is one of the most challenging environmental restoration problems. It requires: 1) defining the source zone and area of treatment…

Why is Adaptive Management Required During Thermal Remediation Implementation?

10.21.21 | ,
Why is Adaptive Management Required During Thermal Remediation Implementation?

Environmental consultants know that even the most carefully researched and meticulously planned project cannot anticipate every possible scenario. But when unexpected challenges arise, how do you…

Is it Safe to Perform a Thermal Remediation Project in a Residential Neighborhood?

10.7.21 |
Is it Safe to Perform a Thermal Remediation Project in a Residential Neighborhood?

Steam floating out of the discharge stack, unusual sounds, and unfamiliar equipment are all things that can be found at a thermal remediation site. These factors,…

6 Myths About Thermal Remediation Technologies Busted

6 Myths About Thermal Remediation Technologies Busted

If you have been involved in the procurement of in situ thermal remediation services for a site, you know it’s an involved and often confusing process….

Is Performance Guarantee Worth the Premium?

Is Performance Guarantee Worth the Premium?

I’m sure you have heard of thermal remediation vendors who loudly tout the fact that they offer remediation guarantees. These performance guarantees often cost between 15…

How Can High-Resolution Site Characterization Reduce Cost and Improve Outcomes on Thermal Remediation Projects?

How Can High-Resolution Site Characterization Reduce Cost and Improve Outcomes on Thermal Remediation Projects?

Every cubic yard of soil treated is dollars added to a project. Why treat more than you have to? Modern high-resolution site characterization (HRSC) tools provide…

Are We Done Yet?

Are We Done Yet?

In situ thermal remediation (ISTR)—no matter which of the three main technologies (TCH, ERH, or SEE) is being used—is a process with very limited physical visibility…

How Can High Temperature Tackle Recalcitrant Contaminants?

07.22.21 | , ,
How Can High Temperature Tackle Recalcitrant Contaminants?

Sites with coal tar, PAHs, PCBs, pesticides, dioxins, PFAS, heavy hydrocarbons, and mercury are tough to work on. The chemicals involved are hard to treat using…