Should Site Assessments Be Conducted Through Traditional Sampling, Groundwater Monitoring Wells, or Direct Sensing Methods?

Monday, 16 May 2016

 It is safe to say that 99% of all site assessments are either conducted through traditional sampling, groundwater monitoring wells, or direct sensing methods. As a leading site investigation partner to environmental consultants throughout North America and Hawaii, COLUMBIA Technologies specializes in soil and groundwater contamination assessments.


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SmartData Solutions® helps reduce project work scope by 50%

Tuesday, 14 September 2010

COLUMBIA Technologies’ state-of-the-art equipment and rapid 3D visualizations combined with historical data completed a site assessment so efficiently that the original project work scope was reduced by 50%.

On this recently completed project, a major energy company required state clearance from regulators prior to advancing their expansion plans at an active petroleum refinery facility in...


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Separating NAPL Compounds using LIF/UVOST® Technology

Tuesday, 29 June 2010


During a recent site characterization in Hawaii using LIF/UVOST® technology COLUMBIA Technologies encountered relatively low levels of petroleum contamination hidden in an usually high background response. This resulted due to the presence of naturally occurring fluorescence materials (likely calcareous sands) in the subsurface at the site. This elevated background fluctuated in response...


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High Resolution Site Characterization

Tuesday, 29 June 2010

COLUMBIA Technologies is always striving to provide the tools and the best practices available. Our High Resolution Site Characterization toolbox, a combination of our leading services provided throughout North America and Hawaii includes:


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