Environmental Engineering

Our suite of environmental scientists and associates covers the full spectrum of environmental expertise.

Combat contamination

We know the ground and we know what contaminates it. Be it soil or groundwater, we’ll quantify the contamination and determine how to address it cost effectively.

Environmental sustainability

Environmental sustainability principles are central to our work and embedded within our environmental engineering designs. We work with the environment using sustainable natural solutions wherever possible rather than hard and fast - and often more costly - engineering structures.

Accredited Farm Dairy Effluent Designers

Don’t get caught out with an under designed dairy effluent system. LDE is an accredited Farm Dairy Effluent Designer. We’ll help you through the process of developing a farm dairy effluent system that meets the Farm Dairy Effluent (FDE) Design Code of Practice and Standards that will meet Dairy NZ, Fonterra and district and regional council standards.

See us for:

  • Soil and groundwater contamination assessments
  • Hazardous Activities and Industries List (HAIL) assessments
  • Preliminary Site Investigations (PSIs)
  • Detailed Site Investigations (DSIs)
  • Contaminated land treatment design
  • Resource consent reporting
  • Stormwater management, treatment and hydrological modelling
  • Onsite wastewater system design
  • Sewage ponds
  • Farm effluent system design
  • Dairy effluent pond design
  • Surface and groundwater quality testing, analysis and remediation
  • Vegetation surveys and revegetation schemes
  • Carbon footprint assessments
  • Carbon management
Ready to discuss your project?
Phone 0800 397 566 or contact your local office

Project Experience

Childcare centre

Location: Gisborne
Client: Confidential
Detailed contamination investigation including asbestos

Proposed school at former holiday park

Location: Hastings
Client: Ministry of Education
Preliminary and detailed contamination investigation.

Proposed school at former horticultural site

Location: Hastings
Client: Ministry of Education
Preliminary and detailed contamination investigation.

Subdivision of horticultural site

Location: 412 Nottingley Road, Hastings
Client: Jenness Clark
Preliminary and detailed contamination investigation. Site was tested for heavy metals and persistent pesticides associated with the former land use and was within the MfE human health guidelines for a residential site.

Subdivision of horticultural site

Location: Whangarei
Client: Confidential
Preliminary contamination investigation.

Hydrocarbon Investigation of mechanical vehicle workshop

Location: Close proximity to coast in Northland
Client: Confidential
Investigation of long-term hydrocarbon spillage at site. PSI and DSI concluded that the remediation of the site is required which will include removal of contaminated aggregate to land fill.

PSI and DSI for Northland subdivision

Location: Northland
Client: Confidential
Poorly demolished building site required PSI and DSI before subdivision. Number of HAIL activities on site including asbestos contamination. Extensive remediation is required before the site can be suitable for the proposed residential subdivision.

DSI for building site

Location: Gisborne
Client: Confidential
DSI for former bitumen plant site.

PSIs and DSIs

Location: Nationwide
Client: Confidential
Numerous PSIs and DSIs identifying significant HAIL activities.

Dairy effluent pond

Location: Mangatawhiri, North Waikato
Client: Marphona Farms
Design guidance and advice for large 4m deep pond