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Dredged Material Evaluations: An Environmental Testing Laboratory's Perspective

Dredged Material Evaluations: An Environmental Testing Laboratory's Perspective

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 1:30 P.M. EDT

About This Webinar:

The dredging of our waterways is vital for our nation’s economic development, as well as national security. Dredged material evaluations require testing protocols defined in various USACE, U.S. EPA, and state guidance documents to assess the potential for contaminant­ related impacts associated with disposal.

TestAmerica has developed and supports a comprehensive testing program that includes chemical and physical testing of bulk sediments, site water, the creation and subsequent analysis of elutriates and/or leachates. This presentation will review the testing program associated with dredged material evaluations, and the many unique requirements to execute a successful testing evaluation

 

Topics the Presentation Will Cover:

  • Inland, ocean and upland testing manuals as related to chemical and physical testing
  • Recommended quality control program elements
  • Elutriate generation including standard, effluent, modified and DRET
  • Leachate tests including sequential batch leachate test, simplified laboratory runoff procedure, and pancake leachate test
  • Sample mass/volume requirements for testing programs

 

Who Should Attend?

  • Consulting and Engineering firms
  • Government representatives
  • Commercial entities engaged in port management activities

 

A question and answer session will immediately follow the presentation. At the conclusion of each webinar, you will be asked for your feedback and opinions for future webinar topics to be developed by TestAmerica.

December 18, 2018

 

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PDH Credit:

All webinar attendees will receive a certificate of attendance with PDH Credit issued by TestAmerica. Certificates will be emailed two days following the presentation. Contact your state to determine whether these credits meet the guidelines set forth by your state's board.

 

The Presenter:

Patricia McIsaac

Sediments, Tissues, Dredged Material & CCR

Industry Marketing Manager, TestAmerica

To view a recorded version of this webinar, please contact patricia.mcisaac@testamericainc.com.