Sound environmental management begins at the planning and design stage of the project.

The key to successfully delivering infrastructure development projects is having a multidisciplinary team capable of confidently integrating the understanding of the natural environment within the engineering assignment. COLE's experienced team knows how to navigate the regulatory framework on large-scale construction projects and ensure that they get delivered while minimizing the possibility of any “show stoppers” or “unforeseen risks.”

COLE knows that the time and effort invested in responsible and proactive environmental planning and management results in reputation capital and client cost savings in the future. Coordinated multidisciplinary monitoring is executed during the contract administration phase of the assignment and is in-line with the commitments established in the project-specific Environmental Management Plan, which documents all of the collective regulatory requirements and monitoring conditions to be followed.

COLE's experience includes working with Engineers, Owners, Agencies, and Contractors to manage the environment on infrastructure assignments such as trunk and collection sewers, forcemains/feedermains, pumping stations, water and wastewater treatment plants, road widening, new development servicing, and facility demolition.

  • Asbestos Surveys
  • Bird and Bat Surveys
  • Cross-Sections, Stream Flow and Surface Water Quality Monitoring
  • Designated Substances Surveys
  • Drinking Water Quality Testing
  • Environmental Management Plans
  • Erosion and sediment control design and audits (with Certified Inspectors of Sediment and Erosion Control (CISEC))
  • Environmental / Permit Condition Compliance Monitoring
  • Groundwater Level and Quality Monitoring
  • Incident Response / Complaint Resolution and Issues Management
  • Infiltration Testing
  • Long-Term Environmental Monitoring Programs
  • Mould Investigations
  • Private Water Well Surveys
  • Public and Regulatory Consultation
  • Soil and Groundwater Contamination
  • Species at Risk Surveys
  • Waste Audits
  • Wetland Monitoring

Related Services & Disciplines
  • Demolition and Decommissioning
  • Designated Substances and Hazardous Materials
  • Environmental Permits and Approvals
  • Hydrogeology
  • Natural Heritage
  • Project Management
  • Waste Management

Featured Projects

For More Information: 
Dr. Muin Husain, Ph.D., P.Geo., Vice President
[email protected]