Projects

Projects

Consulting

Remediation of Gasoline-Impacted Bedrock Aquifer
Remediation of Gasoline-Impacted Bedrock Aquifer
WCEC constructed a water treatment facility to dewater a fractured bedrock aquifer contaminated by a gasoline release on the shoreline of the East Bay of Flathead Lake near Polson, Montana. WCEC was ...
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Remediation and Restoration of Northern Minnesota Peat Bog
Remediation and Restoration of Northern Minnesota Peat Bog
WCEC completed a unique project in a northern Minnesota peat bog that required the remediation and restoration of contaminated wetland sediments. A derailment of 64 train cars loaded with taconite ...
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Groundwater Modeling - Interceptor Trench Design and Installation
Groundwater Modeling - Interceptor Trench Design and Installation
WCEC completed an in-depth feasibility and treatability study at a large scale gasoline release site in Montana where over 4,000 gallons of product infiltrated a complex fractured bedrock system that ...
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LIF Remedial Investigation and MPE System Installation, Walker, Minnesota
LIF Remedial Investigation and MPE System Installation, Walker, Minnesota
A Laser-Induced Fluorescence (LIF) remedial investigation at a retail petroleum station in Walker, Minnesota resulted in the delineation of a substantial LNAPL body and associated dissolved phase ...
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Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessment - Public Safety Center
Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessment - Public Safety Center
The City of Fergus Falls, Minnesota needed to expand its community services for public safety, including police services. The City acquired property across the street from City Hall, and adjacent ...
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Wetland Determination, Delineation, and Permit Application
Wetland Determination, Delineation, and Permit Application
For many years the Kinder Morgan Cochin Pipeline had provided a direct link between propane production in Alberta, Canada to the United States propane market. Cochin was the largest single source of ...
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Emergency Response

5,000 Gallon Anhydrous Ammonia Release at Train and Auto Collision Site
5,000 Gallon Anhydrous Ammonia Release at Train and Auto Collision Site
At an uncontrolled rail crossing near the intersection of a State Highway and a County Road, a train collided with a truck transporting anhydrous ammonia (NH3). WCEC responded as a State of Minnesota ...
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Hydrogeologic Investigation and Contaminant Fate and Transport Modeling
Hydrogeologic Investigation and Contaminant Fate and Transport Modeling
Under the direction of the MPCA, WCEC completed a hydrogeologic investigation including contaminant fate and transport modeling as part of an emergency response/accelerated site investigation at a ...
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Jet Fuel Spill Response at Pipeline Terminal
Jet Fuel Spill Response at Pipeline Terminal
A filter vessel gasket failure occurred at a pipeline terminal facility in west-central Minnesota in April 2013. The responsible party retained WCEC to respond to the incident as facility staff ...
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Mercury Spill in a Private Residence
Mercury Spill in a Private Residence
A large antique thermometer containing mercury was damaged during shipping to a residence in the Minneapolis St. Paul Metropolitan area, resulting in mercury being spilled by the home owner during ...
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Agricultural Chemical Emergency Response
Agricultural Chemical Emergency Response
In June of 2010, an EF4 Tornado traveled through the western side of Wadena, Minnesota. The tornado, with peak winds of 170-miles per hour, destroyed the agronomy facility owned by Leaf River Ag. WCEC ...
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Hazardous Vapor Mitigation Site
Hazardous Vapor Mitigation Site
WCEC assisted the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) emergency response team with reports of vapor impacts in an apartment building in a mixed commercial and residential area in St. Cloud. An ...
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