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Expert Witness
Nesa is experienced in the preparation and presentation of expert environmental testimony to planning or court hearings. We will be pleased to assess your case and to provide technical support and appropriate expert witness and testimony at:
Planning appeals,
Oral hearings
Prosecutions for non-compliance with environmental legislation or regulations, or disputes between parties over environmental emissions

Training
Nesa has the expertise to provide training to staff of all educational backgrounds. We will visit the site of an activity, consult with relevant staff, identify training needs, develop appropriate training courses or programmes and present these courses or programmes to relevant staff. Nesa can provide tailored training programmes:
Formal classroom type presentations, either on-site or off-site,
On-going informal training of individuals or groups
Training through on-going telephone, or e-mail, contacts with individuals or groups
Typical topics include operation of environmental management systems, operation of wastewater treatment systems, operation of odour control and treatment systems and environmental awareness.

General Enquires
A wide range of general environmental inquiries that are regularly attended to include the following:
Soil sampling and testing in respect of the application of wastes to land.
Site assessment for septic tank or other proprietary on-site treatment systems for private developments including single dwellings.
Design and development of small-scale sewage treatment systems.
Assist with application for registration with Irish Agreement Board.
Assessment of compliance with existing planning permissions.
Assistance in disputes between developers and clients.
Design of percolation systems.
Assessment of drinking water supplies.
Design of wildlife ponds for recreational facilities.
Assessment of coastal erosion.
Assessment of reed bed treatment systems.
Review and test grass plot irrigation system for small housing development
Design irrigation plan for disposal of treated industrial wastewater.
Energy audits.
Traffic impact assessments.



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