HCR Insights

Treatment System Construction & Installation: The Tools We Use

September 28, 2016 | Mike Rumen Topics: Groundwater Remediation

At HCR, well drilling is one of the fundamental aspects of our business. It allows us to start the process and conduct investigations. Our personnel have constructed and installed an assortment of groundwater treatment systems, giving us unique insight into the process. Read More

Is a Centrifuge the Right Choice for My Sludge Dewatering Needs?

September 22, 2016 | Jim Caccese Topics: Dewatering

Sludge dewatering separates sludge into liquid and solid components for waste minimization. There are various technologies for sludge dewatering, including plate & frame and belt filter presses, centrifuging, and geomembranes. In addition to these, there are other options available. Read More

Is a Belt Press or Plate and Frame Filter Press the Right Choice for My Sludge Dewatering Needs?

September 21, 2016 | Jim Caccese Topics: Dewatering

Sludge dewatering is the process of separating the solid and liquid components that make up sludge waste. This is done to make the sludge easier and more cost-effective to transport and dispose of. Read More

What is Sludge Dewatering?

September 15, 2016 | Jim Caccese Topics: Dewatering

Sludge dewatering separates sludge into liquid and solid components for waste minimization. There are various technologies for sludge dewatering, including plate & frame and belt filter presses, centrifuging, and geomembranes. In addition to these, there are other options available. Read More

Updates to the Florida Low Score Site Initiative

September 14, 2016 | Victoria Richmond Topics: LSSI

As of July 1, 2016, the Florida Low Score Site Initiative (LSSI) has made significant changes that many property owners will find beneficial. Specifically, the FDEP has raised the funding cap and expanded the LSSI NFA language in an effort to assist business and property owners and take a ... Read More

How Do I Choose the Right Environmental Engineering Teaming Partner?

September 8, 2016 | Stephen Tomicki Topics: Teaming & Subcontracting

  Teaming is useful when there is a contract that requires greater resources or services that your business can handle. However, there is also an inherent risk if you are the prime contractor, as you will ultimately be responsible for the work that is done. Read More

What is an LSRP and What Does the LSRP Do?

September 6, 2016 | Andy Drake Topics: Environmental Engineering

A Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) is an experienced, private-sector environmental professional that is licensed by the State of New Jersey and hired by Responsible Parties (RPs) to direct and oversee environmental investigations and remedial actions in NJ in accordance with applicable ... Read More

Best Practices of Leading Indicators

August 30, 2016 | Maureen Davis Topics: Health & Safety

If you are waiting for an incident to occur before making a change, it is already too late. Leading indicators are safety metrics that companies can use to recognize and abate hazards before they experience a loss. By measuring the possibility of an incident occurring, companies can take steps to ... Read More

Why Your Company Should Start Using Leading Indicators Today

August 25, 2016 | Maureen Davis Topics: Health & Safety

Historically speaking, past safety metrics were mostly considered when reacting to an event than preventing the event in the first place. However, this system was limited in it’s ability to achieve zero losses. Many organizations are now favoring what are are called “leading indicators” over ... Read More

What is a Geotechnical Assessment?

August 17, 2016 | John Baeringer Topics: Field Work, Site Evaluation

When a site is being evaluated for development, the person responsible for developing the property would order a geotechnical assessment. The primary concern is the foundation and how to properly design the foundation for the building. For example, if builders do not put down the right type of slab ... Read More