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Measuring Shear Wave Velocity and Its Benefits

Bowser-Morner provides extensive geotechnical investigation services to its clients, including shear-wave velocity testing. This test method saves our clients substantial time and cost. Read More

Phase I ESAs: Taking the Scenic Route Through Greene County, Ohio

As with most American families, my holidays are steeped in tradition. One of my favorite Thanksgiving traditions is to put the turkey in the oven and then go out for a bike ride. This year’s ride brought back memories of a series of intense Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) that I participated in during 1989 - 1990. These projects were conducted for Greene County Recreation and Parks District and were noted for their national significance under the Federal Highway Transportation Bill. Bowser-Morner, Inc. (BMI) completed Phase I ESAs on the H-Connector and the Little Miami Scenic Trail. Read More

Why Perform Special Inspections During Construction?

After a rash of structural failures leading to loss of life and property in the 1970s and early 1980s, the US government held a series of Congressional subcommittee hearings to investigate and analyze the problem of structural failures. As a result of this groundbreaking investigation, the Building Officials and Code Administrators International (BOCA) National Building Code added a new section entitled “Special Inspections”. The requirement for special inspections and identification of the types of inspections to be conducted are found in Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) 4101:1-17-01. Read More

The Effects of Leachate Recirculation on Chromium and Nickel Concentrations in C&D Leachate

What effect does leachate recirculation at construction and demolition debris (C&DD) landfills have on the concentrations of chromium and nickel in leachate? Chromium and nickel are transition metals that can be found associated with naturally occurring minerals or man-made materials. Both of these metals are components in stainless steel, which is a common construction material that may be disposed of in a C&DD landfill. Read More

September 08, 2019

2019 AARST International Radon Symposim

Denver, Colorado (Grand Hyatt Hotel)

Bowser-Morner is a leading Radon Reference Laboratory offering Calibration, Performance Tests and Spiking services to the Radon industry. Stop by and visit our booth. Read More