Environmental

  • Clerk of Works Related Services

    • Review of Construction Method Statements (CMS) or Environmental Management Plan (EMP)
    • Compliance monitoring & verification surveys
    • Inductions & on-site training - hydrological constraints (surface & ground water)
    • Hydrological and hydrogeological expert advice & guidance throughout construction (including pollution control & temporary drainage)
    • Water quality surveys during construction
    • Watercourse pollution monitoring
    • Peat, hydrology and water quality assessment - before, during & post-construction
    • Stakeholder & regulator liaison (including: SEPA, SNH, FCS)
    • Regular environmental reporting to stakeholders
    • Regular advisory reporting to site managers
    • Site Environmental Audit
    • Hydrological Assessment including Peat Depth & Characterisation
    • Drainage Design & Review
    • Groundwater Dependent Terrestrial Ecosystem (GDTE) assessments
    • Habitat & protected species mitigation design & restoration
    • Habitat & species management plans
  • Flood Risk Assessment Services

    • Flood Risk Assessment (FRA) Level 1, 2, & 3
    • Flood mitigation
    • Flow modelling: 1D & 2D hydrodynamic flow
    • Drainage Impact Assessment (DIA)
    • Drainage Management Plan (DMP)
    • Controlled Activities Regulations (CAR) advice and applications
    • Regulatory body liaison (SEPA and EA)
    • Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SuDS)
    • Flood compensation area design
    • GIS/Digital Mapping
  • Other Hydrology Services

    • Hydrological survey & assessment
    • Hydrological Impact Assessment (EIA)
    • Flood Risk Assessment (FRA)
    • Drainage Impact Assessment (DIA)
    • Groundwater Dependent Terrestrial Ecosystem (GWDTE) Assessment
    • Peatland depth & slide risk assessments
    • Private Water Supply Risk Assessment (PWSRA)
    • Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SuDS)
    • River & loch restoration, wetland design
    • Water quality, quantity assessment & monitoring
    • Due diligence
  • Peatland Consultancy Services

    • Carbon balance assessment
    • Carbon calculation
    • Peat Depth & Condition Survey
    • Blanket mire condition assessments
    • Peat Slide Risk Assessment
    • Peat Management Plans
    • Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
    • Habitat Assessment & Restoration
    • Habitat Management Plans
    • Construction Management Plans
    • Consultation & Liaison with Regulatory Bodies
    • Waste exemption applications
    • Planning application for permanent soil store
    • Forestry removal justifications
  • Environmental Clerk of Works (EnCoW) Services

    • Species, Habitat & Waste Management Plans – preparation, maintenance, compliance
    • Reviewing environmental elements of Construction Method Statements (CMS) or Environmental Management Plan (EMP)
    • Pre-start supply chain appraisals
    • Inductions & on-site training - environmental constraints
    • Advising on all applicable environmental legislation & potential issues that could impede works
    • Compliance monitoring, verification surveys & ecological scoping (including planning condition, schedule of mitigation, Species Protection Plan
    • Good practice environmental advice & guidance throughout construction
    • Protected species surveys during construction (including: bird survey, bat survey, aquatic survey)
    • Disturbance risk assessments for protected species (including: otter, barn owl)
    • Habitat reinstatement & restoration advice (including micro-siting)
    • Watercourse pollution monitoring – biological, chemical & visual monitoring
    • Peat, hydrology & water quality assessment - before, during & post-construction
    • Stakeholder/regulator liaison (including: SEPA, SNH, FCS) & environmental reporting
    • Site inspections/audits - compliance with environmental requirements including licences & consents
    • Acting as a lead for any environmental investigations into adverse events or near misses
  • Protected Species Surveys

    • Bat survey (including wind turbines)
    • Bird survey (including wind turbines)
    • Great crested newt survey
    • Badger survey
    • Water vole survey
    • Otter survey
    • Red Squirrel Survey
    • Scottish Wildcat survey
    • Terrestrial Invertebrate Survey
  • Habitat & Vegetation Surveys

    • Phase 1 Habitat Surveys
    • Phase 2 Detailed Vegetation Surveys
    • National Vegetation Classification Survey (NVC)
    • Invasive Species Survey
    • Vascular Plant & Bryophyte Surveys
    • Hedgerow Surveys
  • Aquatic Ecology Surveys

    • Fish (freshwater and marine) surveys
    • Freshwater Pearl Mussel survey
    • Reptile survey
    • Aquatic Invertebrate Survey
    • River Corridor & River Habitat Survey
    • Electro-fishing survey (SFCC – SVQ Level 2 and 3)
    • Aquatic flora survey
    • River Habitat Survey (RHS)