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Land & soil analysis

For those clients working in the remediation and brownfield development industries, ALS can provide a range of environmental services designed to meet your analytical needs. If you are looking to optimise your site investigation or remediation project, our range of turnaround times, industry standard suites, and onsite analytical tools enable clients to choose an analytical package to suit their project priorities.

We understand legislation plays a major role within this industry and offer analysis to meet the regulations set by the Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales, the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency. Our laboratory in Hawarden specialises in contaminated land providing a full range of analytical services

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Contaminated Land analysis

ALS Laboratories provides a broad spectrum of analytical services for contaminated land to an array of industry specialists including:

  • Remediation experts
  • Geotechnical Consultants
  • Site Investigators
  • Environmental Consultants
  • Engineering Consultants

The analysis of soils and associated ground waters on brownfield land is driven by a regulatory need and requirement to monitor the levels of contamination that are present on a site. The monitoring is often required to be accredited to UKAS and MCERTS standards with a high emphasis being placed on the quality of the analytical data supplied by the laboratory to the contractor. Contact us for more information. 


Specialist services including PFAS

ALS has vast experience in working with environmental consultants and remediation contractors throughout the world.  The assessment of PFAS presents specific and unique challenges, it is therefore essential to partner with a laboratory with experience in analysing such samples to ensure sites are properly characterised using the most advanced analytical techniques available. Contact us for more information. 

Services Include:

  • PFAS (poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances) testing
  • Testing based on NEW - BS10176:2020 Taking soil samples for determination of volatile organic compounds (VOCs)
  • Asbestos analysis
  • Pipeline and utility surveys
  • Cryptosporidium analysis
  • Dioxins
  • Ultra trace elements
  • Isotopes
  • Human biological materials - clinical samples laboratory supplies 

Soil Sampling

For the monitoring of Brownfield and potentially contaminated sites, ALS Environmental have a team of Environmental Technicians who can provide expert advice for all your site requirements. Our services include:

  • Trial pitting and logging
  • Soil sampling
  • Boundary monitoring
  • Noise and vibration monitoring

Using a regionally based network of technicians covering the United Kingdom, all samples taken by our Environmental Technicians will be analysed at our MCERTS and UKAS ISO 17025:2005 accredited contaminated land laboratory in Hawarden.



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