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Yearly Archive: 2012

Ongoing Landfill Gas & Groundwater Monitoring at Active Landfill Sites

One of our large ongoing projects for a local government council in regional Victoria involves the monitoring of gas & groundwater at two active landfill sites. As per EPA regulations, periodic examination of landfill gas level and groundwater condition is required at the sites and in the surrounding areas. Results from the samples obtained on...
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Land Contamination at Civil Construction Sites

Landserv recently had the opportunity to work with a major rail project in August 2012. This project involved the assessment of contaminated land, surface water and groundwater at civil construction sites along a proposed railway line in metro Melbourne. Physical soil samples were collected along the proposed railway line, then analysed by a NATA accredited...
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Environmental Management System for a Dairy Manufacturer

Landserv is currently assisting a dairy manufacturer in Western Victoria to prepare an Environmental Management System for its operation. The first stage of the work included an initial environmental review and operation inspection, together with the preparation of a draft Environmental Risk Register. The register will form the basis for facilitating a workshop of key...
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Our Managing Director Damien Chappell was recently re-appointed pursuant to the Port Management Act 1995 as an auditor of Port Safety and Environmental Management Plans. In this capacity, Damien has previously audited Victoria’s south west (local) ports, including Barwon Heads, Lorne, Apollo Bay, Port Campbell, Warrnambool and Port Fairy. Landserv also prepared a risks and...
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Landfill Risk Management for Local Government

One of our recent major projects in Landfill Risk Management was for a local government council in regional Victoria. The scope of work included risk assessment of a former landfill in relation to an adjacent proposed development site. Groundwater and landfill gas monitoring was conducted and recommendations for a Landfill Risk Management Plan were presented...
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Continuing Certification to ISO 9001

Dear colleagues and friends, Landserv has recently passed the annual external surveillance audit for our Quality Management System to the ISO 9001 Standards. The QMS has been incorporated into Landserv’s everyday operation since 2010, and has been independently certified by a third party assessor. This year, August and September saw an intensive program of internal...
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Landserv’s Vision and Values

First of all, a big THANK YOU to all our employees for contributing to developing our vision and values statements. They are meaningful to our organisation and will inspire us well into the future. OUR VISION Progressive balanced solutions for our earth and community. Anything is possible. WE VALUE Partnerships formed through trust and integrity....
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Bioswale and Water Sensitive Urban Design for Industrial Development Western Victoria

Landserv’s Environment and Biological Services group is proud to be contributing to Water Sensitive Urban Design innovations for a proposed industrial development in Western Victoria. Our ecologists and landscape/WSUD specialists are developing a range of options/alternatives to harvest roof run-off and treat and store run-off in landscaped bioswale/wetland features to be integrated in the development....
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