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An Overview of the ANZ Guidelines for Fresh and Marine Water Quality

ALGA is pleased to present a technical overview of the updated Australian and New Zealand Guidelines for Fresh and Marine Water Quality, as released in 2018.  The new water quality guidelines provide the first major update to this guidance since the release of the ANZECC guidance in 2000.   The...

Start Date
20 March 2019
Start Time
5:30pm
Venue
River's Edge Events Melbourne, Level 1, 18/38 Siddeley St, Melbourne VIC 3005
Contact Name
Tarsha Ellem
Contact Phone
0409 531 305
Contact Email
melbourne@landandgroundwater.com

Essential Updates on Ground Gas Assessment - NZ

PM Networking is sponsored by: It is twenty years since the seminal paper on Reliability and Risk in Gas Protection Design was published (Steve Wilson and Geoff Card).  The approach it suggested still underpins the guidance in the latest British Standard on designing gas protection measures. ...

Start Date
21 March 2019
Start Time
9:00am
Venue
Rydges 59 Federal Street, Auckland NZ
Contact Name
Rosalind Vrettas
Contact Phone
+61 425 704 497
Contact Email
education@landandgroundwater.com

Statistics in Environmental Investigations

The use of statistics in environmental investigations can be confusing, yet this is a critical aspect in the assessment of contaminated land and waste classification. This interactive  event is aimed at environmental practitioners and regulators will clarify the use of statistics by explaining...

Start Date
21 March 2019
Start Time
9:45am
Venue
Page Seager Lawyers, Level 2/179 Murray Street, Hobart Tasmania 7000
Contact Name
Tarsha Ellem
Contact Phone
0409 531 305
Contact Email
tasmania@landandgroundwater.com

Former Goulburn Gasworks Remediation Project - Site Visit

Strict PPE requirements (hard hat, safety glasses, steel capped boots, long sleeves and pants)   It’s not often you have the opportunity to tour an active gasworks remediation project. The Goulburn Gasworks remediation project is in full swing and Jemena would like to welcome visitors to tour the...

Start Date
25 March 2019
Start Time
8:00am
Contact Name
Tarsha Ellem
Contact Phone
0409 531 305
Contact Email
sydney@landandgroundwater.com

Essential Updates on Ground Gas Assessment - Australia

It is twenty years since the seminal paper on Reliability and Risk in Gas Protection Design was published (Steve Wilson and Geoff Card).  The approach it suggested still underpins the guidance in the latest British Standard on designing gas protection measures.  However, since that time, ground gas...

Start Date
25 March 2019
Start Time
9:00am
Venue
Brisbane, Newcastle & Melbourne
Contact Name
Rosalind Vrettas
Contact Phone
+61 425 704 497
Contact Email
education@landandgroundwater.com

Tour of a Contaminated Site – Rehabilitation of Centenary Landfill

Are you a student who is interested in the field of contaminated sites assessment, management and remediation? Or a graduate who has just embarked on their career in contaminated sites? The City of Canning and contaminated land professionals will provide a guided tour of the former Centenary...

Start Date
26 March 2019
Start Time
9:15am
Venue
Centenary Avenue Pavilion, Centenary Avenue Wilson
Contact Name
Tarsha Ellem
Contact Phone
0409 531 305
Contact Email
perth@landandgroundwater.com

Microplastics – A problem that may be bigger than you think!

More than 250 million tonnes of plastics are used annually on a global scale and there is a growing awareness that following their end of life more than a third of these plastics can enter the environment. However, the majority of community concern and scientific interest has focussed on the marine...

Start Date
26 March 2019
Start Time
5:00pm
Contact Name
Tarsha Ellem
Contact Phone
0409 531 305
Contact Email
adelaide@landandgroundwater.com

EPA ACT Q&A Breakfast Session

ALGA in collaboration with EIANZ are hosing a Q&A forum with representatives from ACT's EPA on the latest contaminated land issues within the Canberra region. Do you have questions about the Information Sheets issued by the EPA? How is the National Framework for Remediation and Management of...

Start Date
27 March 2019
Start Time
7:30am
Venue
Mercure Canberra Corner of Ainslie &, Limestone Ave, Braddon, Australian Capital Territory 2612, Australia
Contact Name
Karoline Willis
Contact Phone
0490 797 019
Contact Email
canberra@landandgroundwater.com

Welcome to the Plastiocene – Why Do We Care About Microplastics in the Environment?

In the spectrum of ocean polluters, microplastics are a significant offender. In recent years, we have become increasingly aware of the widespread distribution of microplastics in the environment. For example, a recent study reported that 93% of the world’s most popular brands of bottled water...

Start Date
27 March 2019
Start Time
5:30pm
Venue
Fraser Suites Sydney, 488 Kent St Sydney NSW Australia 2000
Contact Name
Tarsha Ellem
Contact Phone
0409 531 305
Contact Email
sydney@landandgroundwater.com

Emerging Contaminants Handbook - webinar -

Dr. Ian Ross is a biochemist working for ARCADIS as a global technical expert on PFAS and xenobiotic analysis, fate, transport and remediation. He has 25 years’ experience of applied research and consultancy work on contaminated land projects and has commercialized innovation resulting in winning...

Start Date
28 March 2019
Start Time
10:00am
Contact Name
Michal Grigor
Contact Phone
+61 490 082 260
Contact Email
elearning@landandgroundwater.com

An Up Close Look at the Remediation of Tui Mine… Bring Ya Boots!

Join us on a guided tour of the Tui Mine site with remediation project manager Ghassan Basheer.     Tui Mine, located on the western slopes of Mount Te Aroha, was once regarded as New Zealand’s most contaminated site. The underground base metal mine was abandoned when high concentrations of...

Start Date
28 March 2019
Start Time
3:00pm
Venue
Tui Mine, off Tui Road Te Aroha Ironique Cafe, 159 Whitaker Street, Te Aroha, New Zealand
Contact Name
Selena Pryor
Contact Phone
022 547 4238
Contact Email
bop@landandgroundwater.com

Microplastics – What’s the big deal?!

In the era where almost everything we use contained synthetic plastic, microplastic pollution is almost an inevitable problem to face. Microplastic pollution has gained attention around the world in recent years, as it has been found in our ocean, rivers, animals, tap water consumed by...

Start Date
28 March 2019
Start Time
5:00pm
Venue
The Ibis 27/35 Turbot Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
Contact Name
Tarsha Ellem
Contact Phone
0409 531 305
Contact Email
brisbane@landandgroundwater.com

Exclusive Industry Screening of ‘The Devil We Know’

ALGA is hosting a screening of the US documentary ‘The Devil We Know’ that investigates the scandal and cover-ups surrounding many US Teflon manufacturers. The film tells the story of how one synthetic chemical contaminated a West Virginia community and the broader problems now affecting nearly...

Start Date
02 April 2019
Start Time
5:30pm
Venue
Penthouse Cinema 205 Ohiro Road, Brooklyn, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Contact Name
Selena Pryor
Contact Phone
022 547 4238
Contact Email
wellington@landandgroundwater.com

HSL for Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Soil and Groundwater - a Refresher - webinar -

Eric Friebel is currently working for GHD as the Technical Director for Health Risk Assessment in the Contamination Assessment and Remediation group in Melbourne. He has 23 years’ experience of undertaking human health risk assessment for soil, groundwater and vapour and ambient air, and...

Start Date
04 April 2019
Start Time
1:30pm
Contact Name
Michal Grigor
Contact Phone
+61 490 082 260
Contact Email
elearning@landandgroundwater.com

Exclusive Industry Screening of ‘The Devil We Know’

ALGA is hosting a screening of the US documentary ‘The Devil We Know’ that investigates the scandal and cover-ups surrounding many US Teflon manufacturers. The film tells the story of how one synthetic chemical, used to make Teflon products, contaminated a West Virginia community. It reveals the...

Start Date
04 April 2019
Start Time
5:15pm
Venue
Place Cinemas Raine Square, Top Level 300 Murray Street Perth 6000
Contact Name
Tarsha Ellem
Contact Phone
0409 531 305
Contact Email
perth@landandgroundwater.com

INFORMA - PFAS Summit

Please note: this is not an ALGA event, however we have negotiated an ALGA member 20% discount, please enter code: P19K28ALGA20 Click for program and agenda

Start Date
29 May 2019
Start Time
9:00am
Venue
Radisson Blu Plaza, Sydney

2019 EcoForum Conference & Exhibition

You are invited to ALGA’s 2019 EcoForum Conference & Exhibition. EcoForum will allow you to update your professional and practical knowledge about the issues that matter in today’s fast paced and challenging world. It will also give you the opportunity to meet prospective clients and expand your...

Start Date
03 September 2019
Start Time
9:00am
Venue
Pullman Hotel Auckland, Corner Princes Street and Waterloo Quadrant, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Contact Name
Shardai Eaton
Contact Phone
0490 802 518
Contact Email
events@landandgroundwater.com

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