In this course the following attributes will be presented: physical-chemical principles, design of unit processes, waste types, cost, time to complete, advantages/disadvantages, removal/destruction efficiencies, and current experience data
- Course Outline
The environmental condition of property is an important issue in real estate transactions and development. In view of the environmental liabilities for contaminated soil and groundwater, regulatory non compliance, and buried wastes it is necessary to have the knowledge of practical and proven remediation technologies most often used at contaminated sites.
To provide participants with in-depth knowledge of groundwater and soil remediation techniques.Program Outline
Faculty: Dr. Nasrat Hijazi, President TDA Associates & Professor, University of Toronto Scarborough
Science Basis Of Remediation Techniques
• Physical-Chemical Properties of chemicals of concern, ground water,
• Transport and migration in the subsurface
• LNAPL/DNAPL/dissolved contaminants
• Biological and chemical natural attenuation reactions
Design And Application Of Soil Remediation Techniques
• Soil vapour extraction (SVE)
• Enhanced SVE
• Air injection/SVE
• Air sparging/SVE
• Directional drilling/SVE
• Dual phase extraction
• Pneumatic and hydraulic fracturing/SVE
• Thermal enhancement/SVE
Design And Application Of Groundwater Remediation Techniques
• Hydraulic containment
• Granular activated carbon
• Air stripping
• Ion exchange
• Permeable Reactive Barriers (PRBs)
Bioremediation Of Soil And Groundwater
• Scientific principles of bioremediation
• Kinetics and calculations of bioremediation times
• Natural attenuation (evidence, mechanisms, & enhancements)
• Co-metabolism of Chlorinated hydrocarbons
• LNAPL/DNAPL effects
There will be a one-hour lunch break each day in addition to a refreshment and networking break during each morning and afternoon session.
After Participating in the Course, You will be Able to:
Perform basic design, evaluation and selection of appropriate remediation techniques for
contaminated soil and groundwater.
Identify key data requirements and design criteria for remediation technologies.
Develop and use the selection criteria for the most appropriate remediation technique for your
Apply the concepts, methodologies and technologies presented
and reinforced by case studies during the course
8:00 Registration and coffee (first day only)
8:30 Session begins
- Prerequisites & Certificates
Who Should Attend Process and manufacturing plant owners/managers; environmental consultants; regulatory personnel; owners of real estate; process plants; gas stations; landfill sites and scrap yards; environmental engineers and scientists; occupational hygienists; insurance personnel; legal counselors; financiers; municipal officials; appraisers; and other individuals concerned about the environmental impact on the value of property.
1.2 CEUs/12 PDHs
- Cancellation Policy
To withdraw from a course, you must send a request, in writing, with the official receipt to our office. Fifteen or more business days in advance: full refund less $50.00 administration charge. Five to fifteen business days in advance: non-refundable credit of equal value for any future EPIC seminar within one year. Credits are transferable within your organization. In case of an unexpected event occurring after this time, you may send someone else to take your place without any additional cost.
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