Remote Access Remedial Excavation
QM Environmental was awarded the contract to perform the remedial excavation on top of Mount Blenheim, northeast of Bamfield, British Columbia.
Excavation required the removal of 200 tonnes of hydrocarbon impacted soils from a diesel spill. Soils were removed from the site with rock trucks given that access to the site was 4×4 only. Soils were stockpiled at the base of the mountain in a containment cell constructed by QM before being transported to QM’s bioremediation facility.
The remote location of this project required careful planning and coordination with local sub-contractors in order to provide on-site services. Work took place in the fall before winter conditions set in.
Under the contract, QM performed the following services, among others: