Bench/Pilot Studies, Control Systems

Bench and Pilot Studies

Remediation Bench & Pilot-Scale Testing 

The chemical, biogeochemical, and microbiological data obtained during site characterization can help identify a limited number of remedial alternatives worthy of further consideration.  This selection process may include bench-scale experiments, in-well microcosms and pilot studies.  

Enhanced in-situ bioremediation technologies typically involve biostimulation - application of amendments to enhance contaminant biodegradation, whereas oxidative reagents are used to promote chemical oxidation (abiotic degradation).  Remediation diagnostics can be used to supplement chemical and geochemical analyses to gain better insight into the evaluation and selection of appropriate remedies, such as in-situ remediation.  

Additionally, remediation diagnostics can be used to provide "additional lines of evidence" as part of the baseline sampling before implementing active in-situ remediation.  Monitoring during and after active remediation provides comprehensive data to support an effective transition to monitored natural attenuation (MNA).  

IAL can design and perform meaningful bench and field-scale tests of in-situ remedial alternatives.  Our scientists can provide the level of support appropriate to your technical requirements, from complete experimental design and testing, to supplementing your remediation professionals by providing laboratory (bench) testing, analytical and "behind the curtain" technical support services.

IAL can support and perform field-scale pilot tests, recommend amendment injections, provide technical review of performance data and provide recommendations for scaling up treatment and related process monitoring of contaminants, geochemical and microbiological parameters.  IAL provides the benefits of having a full-service, certified environmental laboratory for both analytical and technical support services.


Control System Design, Optimization and Monitoring

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IAL's timely and sensitive analyses have enabled consultants to reliably evaluate new control procedures and equipment, and assess their ongoing performance.  We possess knowledge and experience to support studies on a wide variety of systems, ranging from simple oil/water separator discharge analysis to multimedia (carbon/air) capture and emission evaluations.

Our understanding of process chemistry has saved clients countless hours of repeated trial and error in control system design, modification and testing.

We welcome additional inquiries into these services and invite you to contact us directly to discuss how we may assist with your project needs.

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    Soil & Water Testing

    Contaminant and General Chemistry Analyses

    IAL's testing capabilities include analysis of soils, sediments, and solid and hazardous waste samples, along with surface and ground water, drinking water and waste waters.

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    IAL's specialty is EPA Method TO-15 and NJDEP Low Level TO-15, for indoor and ambient air, and for subslab and soil gas samples, along with other complimentary analyses.

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  • Remediation Diagnostics

    Remediation Diagnostics

    Specialized Testing for Remediation Decision-making

    Analytical diagnostics can provide additional lines of evidence for a conceptual site model (CSM), can help guide the selection of efficient means for in-situ remediation, and can support management decisions including the transition to monitored natural attenuation (MNA) and closure.

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  • Bench/Pilot Testing

    Bench and Pilot Studies, and Control Systems

    Design, Optimization and Monitoring

    IAL can design and perform meaningful bench and field-scale tests of in-situ remedial alternatives. In addition, IAL's timely and sensitive analyses have enabled consultants to reliably evaluate and monitor new control procedures and equipment.

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    Data Quality

    QA/QC Measures and Protocols

    IAL takes specific steps to provide the highest quality analytical data.

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    Data Packages and EDDs

    IAL offers a wide range of deliverables to satisfy the diverse needs of our clients and regulatory agencies.

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  • Field Sampling

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    Groundwater Sampling, NPDES Discharge Sampling and Analyze Immediately Tests

    IAL is able to mobilize to your site in New Jersey to provide a cost-effective alternative for obtaining groundwater samples from monitoring wells, or to perform NPDES discharge grab and composite parameter sampling.

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