WEBINAR - Problem Solving in Contaminated Land Fieldwork: Tips and Tricks | ALGA
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WEBINAR - Problem Solving in Contaminated Land Fieldwork: Tips and Tricks

WEBINAR - Problem Solving in Contaminated Land Fieldwork: Tips and Tricks

In the realm of contaminated land management, early career environmental practitioners often face significant challenges during fieldwork, particularly in remote areas with limited communication.

This presentation offers a comprehensive guide for new practitioners, focusing on the intricacies of groundwater sampling and problem-solving techniques. Through visual demonstrations and real-world scenarios, attendees will learn the importance of preparation, effective communication with project managers, and practical solutions to common fieldwork issues.

The presentation also highlights the significance of thorough documentation and introduces valuable tools to enhance fieldwork efficiency. Aimed at those that are both new to the industry and seasoned project managers, this session aims to equip attendees with the skills and knowledge necessary to navigate the complexities of contaminated land fieldwork effectively.

Our Speaker


John Ewing,
Senior Environmental Scientist,

John's professional journey reflects a deep commitment to environmental stewardship and expertise in contaminated land management. Holding accreditation as a Certified Environmental Practitioner – Site Contamination Specialist underscores his dedication to maintaining high standards in his field. His role as a Team Leader and Project Director in GHD's Sydney Contamination and Environmental Management group demonstrates his leadership and managerial skills in overseeing complex projects. His expertise spans various domains, including occupational health monitoring, soil and groundwater assessment, soil vapour investigations, and specialized assessments like PFAS and acid sulfate soil assessment. John's track record includes successfully managing diverse projects across different sectors, from service station sites to industrial facilities, marinas, and power stations. Working with prominent clients such as Viva Energy, Ampol, NSW EPA, and Defence highlights his reputation and trust within the industry. Starting his career in the field, John has accumulated extensive hands-on experience, which he continues to value and engage in, despite assuming more managerial responsibilities. His passion for mentorship and safety underscores his commitment to fostering the next generation of environmental professionals and ensuring best practices in the field.

Thursday, June 13, 2024
12:00pm - 1:00pm

FEES (incl. GST):
ALGA Member: Free
Student: Free
Branch Welcome Attendee: N/A
Non-Member: A$15.00

13 June 2024 at 9:30 am AEST


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