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Environmental Risk Assessment

Verde Projects – Limerick Landfill


Tier 2 & Tier 3 Risk Assessment for Unregulated Landfill Site & Development of Remediation Plan.


St Mary’s Park, Limerick, Ireland for Limerick City and County Council



Project Summary/Goals

Verde were commissioned by Limerick City & Co. Council to undertake Site Investigations, Risk Assessment and development of a remediation programme for an Unregulated Landfill site in St. Mary’s Park Limerick.

Tier 2 and Tier 3 Risk Assessments were completed according the EPA Code of Practice for Unregulated Landfills.

Verde also managed the public procurement process for the remediation of the site. This included project supervisor design phase (PSDP) responsibilities, preparation of technical specification and pricing documents and working with the Council in the appointment of waste management contractors for the remediation of the site.

Verde Group’s role on the project

Verde assisted Limerick City & Co. Council in the following areas:

  • Environmental review of site incorporating all available data sources (internal and external).
  • Waste classification,  delineation and quantification.
  • Geotechnical Investigations to include drilling and geophysical assessments.
  • Environmental monitoring of groundwater/ leachate, surface water and landfill gas emissions.
  • Ecological assessment.
  • Tier 2 & Tier 3 Unregulated Waste Risk Assessment following the EPA Code of Practice.
  • Development of Remedial Strategies.
  • Management of the public procurement process for the remediation of the site.