Working Group on Geoenvironment

​The Geoenvironmental Subcommittee works to raise the profile of geoenvironmental engineering in Hong Kong and provide an authoritative voice on the investigation, remediation and design approaches to contaminated land and landfills. The group aims to improve awareness and understanding of the implications of contaminated land and landfills to industry and society and promote the consideration of both geotechnical and geoenvironmental issues in the assessment of land quality. Its objectives include the following:

  • To provide a set of good practice notes on the investigation, assessment and remediation of contaminated land in Hong Kong.
     

  • To provide a forum for exchange of information and experience on issues related to contaminated land and landfills and to promote best ethical, professional and social practices.
     

  • To provide formal responses to documents produced by the Government of HKSAR and other parties, as well as prepare Position Papers or comments on current issues.
     

  • To organise Ground Forums And CPD courses covering topical issues of concern.
     

  • To provide a forum for discussion and development of pertinent best practice for the investor.

The Current Group Members:

  • John Cowland (GeoSystems) (Group Chair)

  • Vincenzo Nardelli (ONLYgeotechnics)

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