Description of the job

IIn the 1970s, the area used to belong to one of the "Riva" Group textile companies, and was later purchased by Polluce. The following environmental tests were carried out in this area:
  • Asbestos mapping and removal from the heating station and tunnels
  • Georadar investigation
  • Characterisation, in compliance with the Ministerial Decree 471/99
  • Groundwater monitoring campaign

Asbestos mapping

A detailed mapping was carried out to identify asbestos-containing elements all over the area, and in particular:

  • heating station and
  • its tunnels
  • in the external areas.
  • On the basis of the results, asbestos-removal interventions were carried out on all elements identified-

Georadar investigation

The Georadar investigation was realised to spot any underground element, such as pipes, tanks and other structures used for past industrial activities. The aim of this investigation was to identify anomalies in the subsoil and optimise direct analyses.

Characterisation plan

The Plan, drawn up according to the Ministerial Decree 471/99, provided for the realisation of the following investigations:
  • • Soil sampling drillings
  • • Groundwater sampling piezometers
  • • Analyses of soil and groundwater samplesa
  • • Direct excavation investigation for the search of underground objects
According to the results of the characterisation:
    • remediation of the fuel oil lifting and distribution system
    • decontamination of fuel oil-contaminated soil
        Amount of the contract: € 154,937

Technical data

        Area treated:
      • area of 12,000
      • N° 20 drillings carried out
      • N° 100 analyses on soil and groundwater samples
      • N° 3 piezometers positioned




Customer: Tribunale di Milano

Area: Nerviano (Milano)

Construction site: Former thermal Pollux area Central

Work Termination: January 2001




The TIA group was founded after the war and became the leading asbestos removal company in Italy in the 1990s.

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