With a skilled team of biologists and environmental technicians, Vertex guides clients through the aquatic regulatory process while ensuring project goals and regulatory requirements are met. As Qualified Aquatic Environmental Specialists (QAES), we have experience providing professional environmental consultation on pipeline, road, bridge, outfall, new development and habitat compensation projects.

• Regulatory Reporting (DFO, BCOGC, AER, Water Act, Navigation Protection Act & Public Lands Act)
• Fish Habitat Assessments
• Fish Assemblage & Inventories
• Study Design-Effects Monitoring & Baseline Studies
• Environmental Impact Assessment Fish Rescue & Removal From Construction Isolations
• Spill Response
• Environmental Planning Design, Mitigation & Compensation

Qualified Aquatic Environmental Specialist Monitoring For:

• Horizontal Directional Drilling
• Frac Out Management
• Isolation or Open Cut
• Water Withdrawal
• Environmental Audits
• Water Quality Testing
• Erosion & Sediment Control

Case Studies

Regulatory Renewal for Peat Horticultural Development

After failed attempts, the client was seeking support to obtain project renewals for operations that were still in operations.

Horizontal Drilling (HDD) & Aquatic Response Support (Fraser River)

Vertex was engaged by a client to provide Aquatic Cleanup services in support of executing a Horizontal Directional Drill (HDD) under the Fraser River in Burnaby. This service was required under the Environmental Protection Plan (EPP) for the TransMountain Expansion Project.

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