Environmental Site Assessment Phase II

Environmental site assessment Phase II (ESA Phase II) generally complements Phase I. 

It involves a series of soil and water samples, which, supported by laboratory tests, will confirm or rule out any suspicion of contamination.

Phase II (Sampling):

  • Sampling in soil and water with different recovery techniques
  • Detection and measurement of vapors / gases and explosiveness
  • Visual classification of soils and stratigraphy
  • Laboratory analysis
  • Detection and quantification of contaminants in samples
  • Analysis of data obtained and comparison with current environmental legislation
  • Report preparation

Some of the benefits of investing in an ESA Phase II are:

  • Defining and supporting strategy for a possible environmental evaluation Phase III (Site characterization)
  • Determining of the type and origin of contamination
  • Maintaining the real value of a property
  • Facilitating decision making in real estate operations management
  • Corroborating compliance with environmental legislation and civil liability law, ruling out the presence of environmental liabilities
  • Minimizing the risk of unexpected remediation expenses
  • Documenting evidence for credit management, sureties and insurances
  • Providing information for analysis of environmental, legal and urban feasibility of a project
  • Synergy with national and international laboratories
  • Limiting legal liability for contamination