HCR Insights

How HCR’s “Nobody Gets Hurt” Policy Works

October 13, 2016 | Maureen Davis Topics: Health & Safety

HCR is committed to conducting business in a manner that protects the health and safety of employees, as well as the environment, others involved in its operations, its customers, and the public. This commitment requires compliance with all applicable laws and regulations; facilities that are ... Read More

OM&M Groundwater Sampling: Why Privatize?

October 4, 2016 | Brian Bausback Topics: Environmental Engineering

Operations, monitoring and maintenance (OM&M) of water and wastewater systems was initially viewed with some skepticism when it first gained traction over three decades ago. However, municipalities are now starting to recognize it’s value as a solution for delivering important public services. Read More

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