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Landserv offsets Carbon Emissions with Greenfleet

Last month, Landserv made a purchase of carbon emission offsets with Greenfleet to make up for our residual emissions for the past 3 years. Greenfleet is an Australian not-for-profit organisation that offsets greenhouse gas emissions by planting forests that soak up carbon dioxide from the atmosphere as they grow. Their forests are made up of a...
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Analysis and Classification of Waste Stream at Local Water Treatment Plant

Another environmental site assessment project carried out by Landserv earlier this year was also for a local water authority in regional Victoria, this time focusing on the analysis and classification of waste stream at a water treatment plant. The scope of works involved: conducting waste characterisation in accordance with EPA publication IWRG 631, Solid Industrial...
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Environmental Site Assessment for Local Water Authority

In the last few months, Landserv has been conducting an extensive environmental site assessment for a former effluent treatment facility site that belongs to a local water authority in western Victoria. The scope of works involved conducting a detailed desktop review, completing a thorough site inspection, targeted soil sampling, and providing conclusions and recommendations to...
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Land Contamination and Landfill Gas Investigation for Rezoning Purposes

Landserv is currently working with a Local Council in Victoria to carry out low cost, practical and focused investigation to remove the buffer zone around an old landfill where encroachment has occurred. The project involved targeted test pitting to characterise the waste and assess landfill gas generation potential. In addition, the scopes of work also...
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Waterbird Habitat Works for a Stormwater Lagoon at a Chemical Manufacturing Plant

Landserv has been working closely with a chemical manufacturing company in western Victoria to protect and enhance important waterbird habitat on their property. The proposed project area is a large open permanent freshwater body which has been used as a stormwater storage lagoon. The lagoon provides a relatively stable environment and is used by a...
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Underground Storage Tank Excavation and Groundwater Well Installation

After successfully locating 3 Underground Storage Tanks (USTs) at a local council’s site in western Melbourne , Landserv was engaged to carry out a full scale excavation of these tanks and associated infrastructure. This was carried out in accordance with current guidance from the Victorian Environment Protection Authority (EPA) relating to underground petroleum storage systems...
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Providing Professional Advice on Contaminated Land Management To Regional Councils

Some of Landserv’s main projects involve providing ongoing professional advice to regional municipalities with the management of their local landfills. In particular, we are currently assisting a council in Melbourne’s East with the appropriate implementation of the monitoring programs at two of their active landfills. The scopes of work range from creating detailed plans of...
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Damien Chappell was re-appointed in October 2012 by the Minister for Ports to Audit Port Safety and Environmental Management Plans under the Port Management Act 1995. In that capacity, Landserv was then appointed in January by Department of Transport to complete the 2013 audits of Port Safety and Environmental Management Plans (SEMPs) for Victoria’s South...
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