The typical stages may include the following, depending on the complexity/ size/ risk/ sensitivity associated with the site:
Stage 1: Preliminary Site Assessment (PSI); desk appraisal of site history
Stage 2: Detailed Site Investigation (DSI); investigation to fully characterise site contamination and assess the associated risk to human health and the environment
Stage 3: Remediation Action Plan (RAP); develop a plan to address/ manage unacceptable known contamination, including remedial and validation objectives
Stage 4: Site Remediation and Validation (SRV); develop a methodology to manage or remediate the identified contamination, to make the site suitable for its current and proposed use.
Stage 5: Site Management Plan (SMP): A plan to manage and monitor the remediation works, to ensure that no unacceptable impacts occur. This may include et. Al dust/ odours, water management, noise, stockpiling and transport of materials.