Contaminant Hydrogeology

Contaminant Hydrogeology

Permanent agreement with National defense for scientific and technical support on TCE 

René Lefebvre

Hydrogeological expertise on TCE (trichloroethylene) in groundwater in the Valcartier area.

Rehabilitation of soil and groundwater contaminated with ammunition residues from military training activities 

Richard Martel

This research program seeks to evaluate rehabilitation methods using cleansing solutions for soil contaminated with ammunition residues and also examine management strategies involving the addition of adsorbent material for ammunition residues at the soil surface. Work includes laboratory experiments and fieldwork on training areas of some Canadian military bases.