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PROJECT DEVELOPMENT
ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY
AREA RISK ANALYSIS
DISPOSAL MANAGEMENT
ASSESSMENT OF CONTAMINATED SITES

Analysis and assessment of contaminated sites

As a foundation for land usage planning, purchase intention or property valuation, it is essential to clarify the suspicion of harmful soil-/groundwater contaminations by the means of suitable investigations.

Our range of services includes the basic consulting on handling of soil- and groundwater contaminations as well as the investigation of suspicious sites based on different exploration steps. The step-wise approach within the framework of investigations ensures economically sensible treatment of specific contaminated site problems for our customers. VIS International performs all investigative steps, from indicative research up to geologically detailed investigations, following the schedule:

I. Step:
Customers consulting in order to clarify the demand of research depending on special issues and current knowledge

II. Step: Indicative research
Site visit
Historical research (documents, aerial photos etc.)
Analysis of geological and hydrogeological data
Registration of historical land use
Acquisition of data from responsible authorities

Assessment of contamination and usage risk

III. Step: Geological informative survey
Preparation of a survey plan
Execution of field survey
Evaluation of field and analytical data

Verifying the suspicion of contaminations

IV. Step: Geological detailed survey
Performance as step II

Evaluation of the scale of contaminations
Risk assessment

V. Step: Final analysis
Analysis of the current level of knowledge

Statement about the effects of contaminations regarding land usage
Calculation of additional costs caused by contaminations
Clarification of liability risk
Developing concepts for handling of substantiated contaminations (remediation etc.)

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