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Environmental Site Assessment & Remediation Services

Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) helps clients solve complex environmental problems by delivering innovative solutions for site characterization, assessment, remediation and restoration. SwRI provides field, laboratory, and modeling expertise to help clients reduce uncertainties and determine effective remediation methods. A rigorous quality assurance program ensures a traceable, objective analysis that is free from potential conflict of interest.

Environmental Assessment Services

Unique laboratory facilities, state-of-the-art computer modeling, and visualization technologies deliver integrated, multidisciplinary problem-solving services in the following areas:

  • Site investigation and characterization
    • Hydrogeophysical characterization
    • Surface and groundwater quality evaluation
    • Geographic Information System (GIS) and remote-sensing
    • Probabilistic assessments to address heterogeneity and data uncertainty
    • Detailed site data interpretation and data quality management
    • Geotechnical engineering services
  • Groundwater and geochemistry modeling
    • Multiphase flow modeling
    • Nonisothermal flow modeling
    • Karst conduit flow modeling
    • Fate and transport modeling
  • Environmental and human health risk assessment
    • Radioactive waste management
    • Contaminant interaction effects
    • Hazard assessment, including seismicity and flooding
  • Site remediation and restoration
    • Evaluation and testing of treatment technologies
    • Feasibility study
  • Environmental regulatory compliance analysis
    • NEPA 
    • CERCLA
    • RCRA