Rapid, Real-Time High Resolution Site Characterization

COLUMBIA Technologies is a global specialty contractor dedicated to providing world-class innovative data collection, analyses, visualization, mapping and tracking tools to optimize soil and groundwater contamination. Serving as an industry leader in high resolution site characterization, we are able to combine the latest technological tools with our knowledgeable field experts.

Why COLUMBIA Technologies?

Site Characterization Survey Map

1,000+ successfully completed site characterization surveys throughout Mexico, Brazil, Canada and 45 out of the 50 United States, including Hawaii

• Global Reach

Since 1999, COLUMBIA’s global direct sensing team has successfully completed over 1,000 site characterization surveys on a diverse range of commercial, federal, and military sites throughout Mexico, Brazil, Canada and 45 out of the 50 United States, including Hawaii. COLUMBIA is equipped to provide high resolution mapping of subsurface contamination using proven, real-time investigation techniques. Today’s direct sensing capabilities enable site managers to reduce the risk, uncertainty, and costs for contaminated sites while making better, more informed remediation-focused decisions.

COLUMBIA and client reviewing remediation-focused site data

• Qualifications and Experience 

COLUMBIA Technologies is a Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) and has the most high resolution direct sensing (MIP, LIF/UVOST®, HPT, and MiHpt) field experience of any company worldwide. In 2012, COLUMBIA pushed over 15 miles of direct sensing equipment and since 1999 completed over 1,000 direct sensing surveys throughout Mexico, Brazil, Canada and 45 out of the 50 United States, including Hawaii. Our field staff is comprised of only exceptionally educated and trained individuals. All personnel have undergraduate degrees in a scientific discipline, and many hold master’s degrees.  All field personnel have been trained by a senior geochemist at COLUMBIA, and have attended MIP training at Geoprobe Systems® headquarters and LIF/UVOST® training at Dakota Technologies, Inc.

COLUMBIA, driller, and client during a Health and Safety project kick-off meeting

• Health and Safety

Health and Safety is a top priority to COLUMBIA.  The company maintains a record ZERO lost workdays within our 14-year history. All field personnel hold Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 40-hour/8-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) certifications, Loss Prevention System (LPS), First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training. We can also provide teams trained and certified with e-RAILSAFE, Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC®), OSHA 10-hour Construction Safety, and OSHA Site Supervisor credentials. Additionally, COLUMBIA has been vetted through the RAPIDGate® Program for military bases. Each operator adheres to COLUMBIA’s approved Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for direct sensing.

COLUMBIA’s patented and proprietary SmartData Solutions® process is the first and only solution for real-time data collection, analysis, visualization, mapping, and tracking of soil and groundwater pollution of contaminated properties.

Real-Time Information Processing with SmartData Solutions® data delivery provides collaboration among project managers, colleagues, and other stakeholders, wherever they are located, through a cloud-based browser platform

We are proud that our clients believe in our capabilities, value our experience, and entrust us with their projects. COLUMBIA Technologies is a Veteran-Owned Small Business.

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