Commercial Oil Leak

Commercial Oil Leak Dublin2023-07-31T10:09:17+00:00


Contaminated Site Management


Development Site, Dublin, Ireland

Project Summary/Goals

Following a comprehensive site investigation and assessment of a former old factory and workshop that utilized fuel and chemicals in its manufacturing process. Following consultations with both the client and regulatory authorities, a remediation proposal was agreed.  A subsequent remediation programme was implemented dictated by the level of contamination risk and the proposed redevelopment for mixed commercial and residential use. Contamination included heavy metals and large quantities of fuel oil.

Nationwide Oil Leaks role on the project

Nationwide Oil Leaks assisted our client the landowner in the following areas:

  • We were contracted to undertake a site assessment following the discovery of large quantities of oil at a development site in Dublin, Ireland. 
  • Extensive site investigations were undertaken to determine the nature and extent of contamination present.  Contamination encountered in soil and shallow groundwater. Contaminants included Chromium and fuel oil. 
  • A remediation options appraisal was undertaken and a remediation programme involving separation of contaminated soils for treatment and re-engineering of uncontaminated material for reuse.  All contaminated material  (approx. 360 T) was removed to a licensed treatment facility in compliance with Waste Management Acts 1996-2003.
  • Implementation of in-situ carbon filtration systems to treat affected groundwater, including the installation of Interceptors.

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