Port of Texas City Pre-Dredge Sampling

Soil, sediment, clay and water sampling to satisfy US Army Corps of Engineers permit application for widening and deepening of mooring areas. Benchmark worked closely with the Port and USACE to evaluate contamination levels.
  • Developed Sampling & Analysis Plan (SAP)
  • Collected soil, sediment & water for chemical analysis
  • Collected clay samples from strata below unconsolidated sediment for further investigation due to special land use/historical contaminants
  • Cleared concerns of further contamination in clay layer & satisfied requirements for client's permit application