Handex Insights

Phase One Assessment Work on Defunct Golf Courses

April 6, 2023 | Mayleen Andujar Topics: Environmental Engineering, Green Remediation, Groundwater Remediation, Field Work, Landfill Remediation, Environmental Cleanup, Remediation, Soil Remediation

Golf courses across America represented status and exclusivity for those who could afford to play the game. In areas with more modest income, golf was often seen as a way for the business elite to mingle. However, according to Business Insider, people aren’t playing golf like they used to. They ... Read More

The High Stakes of Construction Dewatering in the Sunshine State

May 21, 2019 | Chris Murray Topics: Environmental Engineering, Dewatering, Project Management

Handex perfoms construction dewatering for many clients. Dewatering of construction sites is a commonly used practice in the State of Florida due to our shallow groundwater table. Contractors providing subsurface installation of utilities or structures deploy dewatering systems in order to provide ... Read More

What is Soil Vapor Extraction?

April 16, 2019 | Edward (Ted) Keffer, III, CPG, LSRP Topics: Environmental Engineering, Project Management

Soil vapor extraction (SVE) is a physical process used to remove chemicals from the soil’s vadose zone of a subsurface environment. This in-situ remediation method can be an extremely effective weapon in the environmental remediation specialist’s arsenal. SVEs selection for use is particularly ... Read More

Telemetry Systems - What Are They and How Do We Use Them?

August 17, 2017 | Brian Bausback Topics: Environmental Engineering, Field Work

Telemetry systems were first used in the 19th century. Designed to provide real-time information, these automated communication systems allow data to be collected remotely and transmitted electronically for monitoring. 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

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

The Everglades Restoration Project

August 2, 2016 | Tim Harman Topics: Environmental Engineering

The Greater Everglades once covered over 18,000 square miles from Central Florida and South Florida from north of Lake Okeechobee to the Florida Bay. The unique land and water characteristics of this area produced a rich diversity of plant and animal life unique to the region. Read More

The Gateway Express Project

July 21, 2016 | Robert Sevret Topics: Environmental Engineering

The Gateway Express project was developed to solve transportation issues in Pinellas County. After several projects were abandoned in the 1970’s and 1980’s, the county was left without any major limited-access thoroughfares except for I-275. The Gateway Express project has long been a priority for ... Read More

Crisis Communications Management for High-Risk Industries - Part 2: Response

July 19, 2016 | Michelle Heatherly Topics: Environmental Engineering

In part one, we divided crisis communications into two main segments: preparation (proactive) and response (reactive). As you recall, anticipating and preparing for the unexpected was a three-part process: Read More

Crisis Communications Management for High-Risk Industries - Part 1: Preparation

July 15, 2016 | Michelle Heatherly Topics: Environmental Engineering

When it comes to crises, it is not a matter of if, but when. Every organization is susceptible to a crisis as some accidents and emergencies are inevitable. These situations may or may not be preventable, but you can certainly prepare for them. In fact, the key to surviving crisis situations as a ... Read More