We are experienced in many types of sampling and investigation techniques in support of site characterization, remediation, operation and maintenance and industrial applications. An overview of our investigation experience is listed below.

  • Installation of monitoring wells, recovery wells, piezometers and lysimeters using hollow stem auger, mud rotary, air rotary and manual techniques.
  • Development of wells using pumps and surge, surge block, air surge and bailing techniques.
  • Groundwater sampling utilizing low-flow purging, direct push technology and bailing.
  • Aquifer testing including slug tests, pump tests, and cone penetrometer testing.
  • Water table and product level monitoring ranging from simple well gauging to advanced pressure transducer and data logger networks.
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Surface and Sub-surface Soils:
  • Conventional drilling with split spoon sampler, soil coring devices and Shelby Tubes.
  • Hand auger sampling.
  • Direct push technology with split spoon samplers.
  • Cone penetrometer Testing with ROST™ for real time petroleum hydrocarbon delineation.
Sediment Sampling:
Experienced in sampling sediments in environments ranging from impoundments, rivers, tidally influenced marshes, and estuaries utilizing the following equipment and techniques:
  • Sample dredges and hand augers
  • Custom built, vacuum assisted, sediment-coring devices.
  • Vibracore sediment samplers.
  • Working platforms utilized include barges, jon-boats, and inflatable rafts.
Miscellaneous Techniques:
Experienced in sampling various materials including:
  • Unknown, multi-phase materials in drums and tanks.
  • Wipe sampling.
  • Surface waters.
  • Landfill gas
  • Breathing and ambient air sampling.
  • Tedlar™ bag sampling.

Other investigative techniques include:
Global Positioning Systems.
Troxler™ soil density testing.

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Phone: 585.593.1824 | Fax: 585.593.7471
72 Railroad Avenue | Wellsville, NY 14895