Environmental Services

Stantec experts share their knowledge on the trends, innovations, and challenges—measuring and designing for biodiversity, responsible product production, the changing energy mix, and more—shaping today's environmental services industry.

  • New Zealand’s Three Waters services and the future of the water supply

    New Zealand’s Three Waters services and the future of the water supply

    Proposed amendments to the National Environmental Standards for Sources of Human Drinking Water

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  • How satellite technology can monitor buried pipelines—and find leaks more quickly

    How satellite technology can monitor buried pipelines—and find leaks more quickly

    PipeWATCH is a remote sensing technology—and it’s a game changer for the oil and gas industry

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  • Smart curtailment: the little-known battle between nature and efficient wind power

    Smart curtailment: the little-known battle between nature and efficient wind power

    Working to save bats, energy, and money at the same time—it’s all about site-specific risk patterns

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  • Consequence modelling: How to reduce the risk of an accidental release at your facility

    Consequence modelling: How to reduce the risk of an accidental release at your facility

    New regulations highlight the importance of reexamining modelling after facility design changes

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  • Webinar Recording: Environmental DNA, an emerging tool in biodiversity conservation

    Webinar Recording: Environmental DNA, an emerging tool in biodiversity conservation

    How effective is eDNA for monitoring species at risk in turbulent marine conditions like the Bay of Fundy, which has the world’s highest tides?

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  • Published in Earth's Future: The Expanding Footprint of Rapid Arctic Change

    Published in Earth's Future: The Expanding Footprint of Rapid Arctic Change

    Dr. Francis Wiese shares insights regarding sea level rise, extreme weather, infrastructure damage, and coastal erosion

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  • How we can flip the script on pollinator decline

    How we can flip the script on pollinator decline

    Changing the way we think about ecosystem restoration to combat the decline of pollinators

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  • Building on our community roots to help North American orchid conservation

    Building on our community roots to help North American orchid conservation

    How Stantec botanist Melissa Curran is partnering with researchers and community members for the conservation of terrestrial orchids in North America

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  • Back to our (grass)roots: New guide aims to decode grass and rush plant families

    Back to our (grass)roots: New guide aims to decode grass and rush plant families

    A passion for regional ecosystems inspires a user-friendly field guide to ecologically and economically important plant groups

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  • Green unicorns in the Bay Area – they do exist!

    Green unicorns in the Bay Area – they do exist!

    Creating communities that are both sustainable and affordable in California’s Bay Area is tough – but not impossible.

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  • Turning land-use restrictions into something positive

    Turning land-use restrictions into something positive

    Using the environmental review process to guide a design can be a win-win for the client and community

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  • Published in The Institute of Water Magazine: Developing with our water environment

    Published in The Institute of Water Magazine: Developing with our water environment

    Stantec’s Chris Mooij looks ahead to meeting the challenges of the Water Industry National Environment Programme

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  • The top 3 things that make managing a forest preserve successful

    The top 3 things that make managing a forest preserve successful

    Community partnership, long-term leadership, and committed project partners: key ingredients in managing a forest preserve

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  • Eye in the sky: The 100-metre tall archaeologist with x-ray vision

    Eye in the sky: The 100-metre tall archaeologist with x-ray vision

    Head into the field and learn how Stantec is using archaeology, remote sensing, and drones to see below the surface from the sky

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  • Published: Building capacity, capabilities, and competencies for the future

    Published: Building capacity, capabilities, and competencies for the future

    As part of the Qatar Integrated Drainage Master Plan, the Public Works Authority of the State of Qatar has set an ambitious path to build the infrastructure needed to optimize its water resources

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  • Published: Nontraditional solutions deliver multiple benefits for municipalities

    Published: Nontraditional solutions deliver multiple benefits for municipalities

    Stream restoration and shoreline stabilization provide valuable results in municipalities required to meet assigned waste load allocations for phosphorus, nitrogen, and sediment

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  • [With Video] Project Impossible? Not when you have the right team!

    [With Video] Project Impossible? Not when you have the right team!

    A massive flood-fighting complex in New Orleans is featured on HISTORY’s documentary series premiering on September 1

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  • 4 things to consider when tendering a stream project

    4 things to consider when tendering a stream project

    Scheduling a pre-bid meeting and having an experienced contractor are key to a successful project

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  • Nature is a patient, not a machine: Looking at stream restoration through the medical lens

    Nature is a patient, not a machine: Looking at stream restoration through the medical lens

    We shouldn’t treat natural channel design like any other engineering project

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  • The buzz on pollinators: Why their declining population is bad news for everyone

    The buzz on pollinators: Why their declining population is bad news for everyone

    It’s critical that we address the pollinator crisis through natural habitat design and restoration

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