Environmental Training

CES provides training in the following areas related to site remediation:
  • History of manufactured gas plants
  • Risk assessment and risk-based remediation
  • Quality assurance for analytical testing
CES also provides training in the operation of industrial wastewater plants tailored to specific operating facilities including the following treatment processes and subjects:
  • Activated sludge
  • Oil-water separation
  • Chemical treatment
  • Dissolved air flotation
  • Storm water management
  • Quality assurance for effluent testing
CES training in environmental analytical chemistry focuses on accurate, precise testing of water and wastewater samples including the following topics:
  • Data interpretation (Understanding laboratory qualifiers)
  • Choosing the correct analytical method
  • How to correct for analytical method interferences
  • Understanding analytical regulatory procedures (MDLs, IDC, Certification)
  • History of environmental testing
  • Developing an effective quality assurance program


John M. Flaherty
(512) 529-7680


Andrew C. Middleton, Ph.D., P.Eng., BCEE
(412) 736-4156