CM3 understands the evolving nature of the COVID-19 pandemic. Initially it was thought by medical professionals that transmission was mainly through surface contact (fomite transmission), and cleaning efficacy was a high priority for many of our clients.
Working indoors does not always mean sitting in a cubicle or walking up and down the halls of school. Many of us work in potentially hazardous environments without realizing, as outlined in this case study.
Development activities have the potential to cause damage to some of the most sensitive environmental receptors such as species at risk and natural features such as wetlands that provide us with invaluable ecosystem services that naturally filter our water and sequester carbon out of the atmosphere.
Once the police identified the residence as a marijuana grow operation (MGO), the water was shut-off, the electricity was disconnected, the natural gas supply was closed, and the City placed a no occupancy notice on the door.
A water and fire restoration company suspected environmental contamination of a commercial building its client wanted to sell. We conducted Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments.
A real estate management company retained us to test potable water for lead and other contaminants at a complex of corporate and government buildings in Ottawa.
An insurance company commissioned CM3 following a 550-litre fuel oil spill in a bedrock aquifer that supplied multiple wells in a small town.
When an assessment of a municipal hockey arena identified mould in wall and ceiling finishes in multiple locations, we were tapped to provide inspection and air monitoring before, during, and after remediation.
When a homeowner’s above ground fuel storage tank leaked, it affected much more than their lawn. CM3 was called in to provide environmental consultation after the damaged storage tank had been replaced.
We conducted a quantitative asbestos survey and a Designated Substance Survey of a municipal community centre built more than 50 years ago, when asbestos was widely used in construction materials.