Geotech Infrastructure

Environmental Drilling

Monitor the quality of sub-surface material with Environmental Drilling services.

Environmental projects involve the specialized applications of geotechnical drilling methods to monitor the quality of sub-surface material and assist in the control and remediation of contaminants in this material. During this process, soil and groundwater samples are recovered for evaluation.

Geotech’s Environmental services include projects across; British Columbia, Alberta, the Canadian Territories and the USA. Many of these drilling projects are completed at fuel services stations, mining operations (for reclamation purposes), landfills, and abandoned infrastructure sites. Environmental clientele of Geotech has ranged from multinational petroleum companies and environmental consultants, to city waterworks and mining companies.

The drilling methodologies utilize to collect the ground and groundwater samples include, but are not limited to; standard penetration, auguring, and soil/rock coring. For future evaluation, monitoring wells are typically installed, which facilitates monitoring of groundwater quality.

Environmental Drilling Clients

Numerous environmental consulting companies, mines, utility, and fuel service station companies have sought Geotech’s environmental drilling services to complete projects, including, but not limited to:

  • AMEC (change to Wood PLC),
  • Advisian
  • Arcadis
  • Associated Environmental
  • Ecora Engineering
  • EXP Services
  • Golder Associates
  • GeoPacific Consultants Ltd
  • GHD Limited
  • Hatfield Consultants
  • Keystone Environmental
  • McElhanney Consulting
  • PGL Environmental Consultants
  • Pinchin Ltd
  • Rio Tinto
  • Seabridge Gold
  • SLR Consulting
  • SNC Lavalin
  • Stantec
  • TerraWest Environmental
  • Tri Environmental
  • WSP Canada