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Underground Storage Tanks: A Hidden Threat  (2014-05-30)

Regulatory agencies urge contractors to halt work when tanks turn up unexpectedly. The issue is increasingly arising as more redevelopment occurs on former fuel stations in transit corridors or in metro-area town centers. Read more here.

Portland Business Journal Recognizes Soil Solutions As Top 10 Environmental Services Firm  (2014-04-11)

Based on 2013 performance, Soil Solutions was ranked the 10th largest Environmental Consulting company in Portland by the Business Journal with $3.6 million in revenue and 27 employees.  See the full listing here.


City of Portland Awards Sewer Line Contract to Soil Solutions  (2013-11-18)

Soil Solutions has recently been contracted by The City of Portland to inspect more than 70 sewer lines in Southwest Portland. This is the latest in a series of contracts that the City of Portland has awarded to Soil Solutions. As a trusted contractor, SSES performed several jobs for the City of Portland in 2013. In the summer of 2013, SSES inspected over 50 sewer lines for the City’s Non-Conforming Sewer Project in Northeast Portland. The current project in Southwest Portland will take approximately six weeks, and will be completed by the end of the year. 

 


 

Soil Solutions Ranked Among Top Ten Environmental Firms  (2013-04-26)

Soil Solutions is ranked among the Top 10 Environmental Consulting Firms in the Portland area by The Business Journal. Soil Solutions acheived $3 million in billings in 2012 with a staff of 25. To see the full listing, click here.


Home Inspection Tips for Buyers and Sellers  (2013-04-01)

This article lays out the basics of the home inspection process that occurs as part of any home sale.  Read the full article here.


Storage Tanks Affect Sale of Older Homes  (2012-12-12)


Soil Solutions Principal Darren Blaine is quoted in a Daily Journal of Commerce article about how leaking underground storage tanks can cause problems for people building, buying and selling homes. Darren talks about how the DEQ works with contractors to minimize headaches for all involved. 

Read the full article here: http://bit.ly/Y7rNvL


Decommission A Tank Before It Becomes A Problem  (2012-11-30)

Determining whether underground storage tanks are present on a property and knowing their precise status is an important detail in any real estate transaction. This article explains the ins and outs of tank locating, testing and decommissioning.  Read the full article here.


Portland's Rule Changes to Sewer Work Impact Contractors and Property Owners  (2012-05-16)

 

 

The City of Portland recently altered several rules that cover sewer work in the public right-of-way. Here is a look at some of those changes and how they impact contractors and property owners. Read more: bit.ly/JMVUTx