Remediation & Revitalization

Stantec experts share their knowledge on the trends, innovations, and challenges around remediation and revitalization.

  • Phytoremediation: What is it, and why might it be right for your contaminated site?

    Phytoremediation: What is it, and why might it be right for your contaminated site?

    Put your plants to work as an inexpensive, sustainable tool to help you achieve site closure

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  • Ontario’s new regulation for excess soil—what does it mean for you?

    Ontario’s new regulation for excess soil—what does it mean for you?

    If you’re a municipality or a developer, this regulation will change how you must approach excess soil

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  • Underwater remote sensing: Surveying the marine world safer, faster, and more affordably

    Underwater remote sensing: Surveying the marine world safer, faster, and more affordably

    Futuristic-sounding sensors let scientists work in multiple places at once, but it’s important to begin with a clear study design

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  • How should we dispose of PFAS waste from contaminated sites in Canada?

    How should we dispose of PFAS waste from contaminated sites in Canada?

    Despite our steadily evolving understanding of the negative health impacts of PFAS, disposal of PFAS-contaminated waste remains unregulated

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  • Developing solutions to handle PFAS—aka “forever chemicals”—it’s an evolving science

    Developing solutions to handle PFAS—aka “forever chemicals”—it’s an evolving science

    Innovative problem-solving needed as the true depth of PFAS contamination and its effects on humanity remain up in the air

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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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  • How do we find funding for cities? It’s all about getting creative with partnerships

    How do we find funding for cities? It’s all about getting creative with partnerships

    Two funding experts share strategies for helping cities large and small secure hard-to-find dollars that move projects from concept to construction

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  • Coastal crisis: We’re running out of sand along Florida’s beaches—what’s the solution?

    Coastal crisis: We’re running out of sand along Florida’s beaches—what’s the solution?

    It takes creativity in both approach/methodology and funding to take care of eroding beaches

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  • Experts improving the environment through collaboration, not competition

    Experts improving the environment through collaboration, not competition

    Experts improving the environment through collaboration, not competition: 2018 Battelle Conference Highlights. Stantec attendees describe their top take-aways about environmental remediation.

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  • What 7 things should you expect from a construction project in your neighborhood?

    What 7 things should you expect from a construction project in your neighborhood?

    Site crews should minimize impacts of activities on the environment—protecting birds, limiting dust, and reducing spill potential

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  • A new way to approach community involvement for brownfield projects

    A new way to approach community involvement for brownfield projects

    A new community engagement program works with young adults to help the future of the neighborhood and get others involved

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  • PFAS 101: What you need to know about perfluoroalkylated substances—and why

    PFAS 101: What you need to know about perfluoroalkylated substances—and why

    PFAS—found in firefighting foam, microwave popcorn bags, and cosmetics—are present in our food chain and we’re still studying their impact

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  • Dredging waterways: Turning muddy muck into something sustainable

    Dredging waterways: Turning muddy muck into something sustainable

    Dredging and beneficial material reuse—it’s not merely possible but should be best practice

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  • Along the Encampment River: Using 3D laser scanners to help restore a waterway

    Along the Encampment River: Using 3D laser scanners to help restore a waterway

    Part five of our 10-part Stantec R&D Fund 10th Anniversary Series takes us high into the Rocky Mountains

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  • Inside the Barrow’s Goldeneye: Exploring effects of oil contamination on marine wildlife

    Inside the Barrow’s Goldeneye: Exploring effects of oil contamination on marine wildlife

    Part four of our 10-part Stantec R&D Fund 10th Anniversary Series takes us to the shores of British Columbia during an oil spill.

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  • Is your levee at risk? 3 ways to keep your community safe

    Is your levee at risk? 3 ways to keep your community safe

    FEMA may come knocking under levee regulations asking for your certification. We’ve got some tips to help you prepare.

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  • If you build it, they will come: Designing a self-sustaining trout stream

    If you build it, they will come: Designing a self-sustaining trout stream

    It takes a multi-disciplinary team – and lots of research on trout life cycles – to restore a stream to sustain new life.

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  • Preparing for disaster: Planning for the crossroads of hazards and humanity

    Preparing for disaster: Planning for the crossroads of hazards and humanity

    The potential for disasters has never been higher. The good news? Our ability to plan and prepare for resilience has never been greater.

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  • How the Envision rating system promotes ecological restoration

    How the Envision rating system promotes ecological restoration

    Envision can help move the sustainable design conversation beyond “do no harm”

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  • On air with Oakes: A Kentucky stream hits the small screen

    On air with Oakes: A Kentucky stream hits the small screen

    How a TV show let one environmental engineer live out a childhood dream and share his passion for his work

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