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Oil Spill Remediation Services – Leaking oil meter

Project

Oil Spill Remediation Services – Leaking oil meter from a non OFTEC compliant oil tank

Location

Dublin 11

Duration

3 Months

Damage Caused

  • Loss of 200 litres of kerosene.
  • Strong smell of oil in the rear garden.
  • Oil leaked over patio and sections of the rear lawn area.

Verde’s Remediation & Reinstatement Programme

  • Temporary removal of oil tank.
  • Boiler unit removed and replaced with a temporary boiler.
  • Temporary heating supply set up to the rear of the garden for the duration of the works.
  • Contaminated soil and fill material in the back garden was excavated and removed.
  • Recovery sumps installed in the base of the excavation area.
  • Oily water pumped out and treated in a system which included an Oil Water Separator (OWS) and Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) unit.
  • A granular sub base was added to the base of the excavation area to aid drainage within the excavation.
  • Inoculation pipework were advanced in the sides of the excavation area, where specialised remediation solutions were applied to treat residual contamination.

 

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