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Oil Spill Remediation Services – escape of oil from adjoining property

Project

Oil Spill remediation Services – escape of oil from adjoining property

Location

Carryduff, Co. Down

Duration

4 months.

Background

There was an escape of oil from the adjoining property. The leak was located on the oil feed line in the vicinity of the boiler.

Impact

Strong oil odours within the property.

Verde’s Remediation Programme

Enabling works

  • Site preparation works.
  • Removal of railings to allow machinery access.
  • Break out and removal of tiles along the rear wall of the house.

Source Removal

  • Break out and removal of a section of tarmacadam along a section of the boundary wall.
  • The excavation of an “L shaped trench” of impacted soils along a section of the southern boundary wall which continued along the rear wall of the house.
  • Blockwork assessment to the rear wall of the dwelling.
  • Application of treatment solutions.
  • Installation of inoculation points and pipework within the excavation area to facilitate the treatment of contamination impact at depth.

 In-Situ Treatment

  • Implementation of a bioremediation programme which treated residual contamination at depth, to the sides and base of the excavations, to soil/fill material beneath the house and to exposed blockwork.
  • Application of specialised bioremediation solutions to soils at depth and to soil/fill material beneath house.
  • Pressurised application of specialised bioremediation solutions to the exposed blockwork.
  • Use of Vapour Extraction Unit (VEU).

Reinstatement

  • Decommissioning and removal of the VEU.
  • Removal of inoculation pipework.
  • Reinstatement of release points to blockwork.
  • Reinstatement of excavated areas using granular sub base material.
  • Reinstatement of the concrete section at the rear of the house.

.Testimonial

Pat Taaffe and his team were very helpful – nothing too much trouble.  They kept us updated every step of the way.  Our dealings with Verde were always handled promptly and professionally.  Verde did a great job.
JH, Carryduff, Co. Down
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