2300 Silver Star Road Orlando, Florida 32804
Phone: (407) 426-7885

GROUNDWATER PROTECTION COMPANY OVERVIEW

Groundwater Protection, (GPI), was founded in 1986 to provide specialized environmental drilling services to consultants and engineers involved with contamination assessment and clean-up projects. GPI has completed work at well over 15,000 sites throughout the Southeastern United States. This includes underground storage tank sites (UST), industrial hazardous waste sites including 20 Federal Superfund Sites, military installations, due diligence sites and NASA facilities.

Currently, GPI has one office, which is located in Orlando, Florida. Environmental drilling services provided include monitor, recovery, air sparge and vapor extraction well installation and soil sampling/borings using sonic technology, hollow stem auger (up to 10-inch I.D.), mud rotary and direct push methods. GPI operates two Diedrich D-120 drill rigs, two Diedrich D-50 dill rigs, one 6600 Geoprobe drill/direct push combination rig and one DT-66 Geoprobe direct push rig.

All GPI personnel meet the OSHA 40 CFR 1910.120 requirements for HAZWOPPER training. This includes initial 40-hour training, 8-hour refresher training, medical monitoring and respirator fit testing. Documentation can be provided for each individual.

GROUNDWATER PROTECTION PERSONNEL

Project Management:

Todd Hodgson - General Manager

Mr. Hodgson is responsible for the day to day operations of Groundwater Protection. Mr. Hodgson also handles all estimating and proposal preparation for the company. Mr. Hodgson has worked in the drilling profession since 1995 with various roles in the drilling operations in Orlando, Florida and Charlotte, NC.

Mr. Hodgson has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Georgia Southern University in a minor in Environmental Science.

Charles Bucher - Project Manager

Charles Bucher will be responsible for providing estimating and proposal functions, as well as, all project scheduling. His primary function will be to provide/coordinate support for all estimating activites. Mr. Bucher has been with GPI since 1994. Mr. Bucher will not be “on site” at all times but will be available at any time to go to the site as needed. Mr. Bucher is a licensed State of Florida Water Well Contractor.

Roy Rushing - Operations Manager

Roy Rushing will be responsible for operational supervision of field activities. His primary function will be to provide/coordinate support for field operations. Mr. Rushing will not be “on site” at all times but will be available at any time to go to the site as needed. Mr. Rushing is registered as a State of Florida Water Well Contractor.

James “Jim” Hinst - Assistant Project Manager

Jim Hinst will be responsible for assisting project management of all project management activites. His primary function will be to provide/coordinate support for project planning and permitting activites. Mr. Hinst will not be “on site” at all times but will be available at any time to go to the site as needed. Mr. Hinst is registered as a State of Florida Water Well Contractor.

Drillers:

GPI has nine environmental drillers/Geoprobe operators on staff – Jeff Zeigler, Jim Hinst, Kevin Valentino, Bill Nilles, Anwar Hak, Raymond Lebron, Theron Stanford and Billy Moss. All have over 5 years or more experience. Each is experienced with hollow stem auger, mud rotary, direct push and even sonic drilling.

GROUNDWATER PROTECTION DRILLING EQUPIMENT

VERTICAL DRILLING EQUIPMENT

• 2 1993 Diedrich D-120 Drill Rigs - Truck Mounted
• 1 1999 Diedrich D-50 Drill Rig – Truck Mounted
• 1 2002 Diedrich D-50 Drill Rig – Truck Mounted
• 2 Ford F-800 Box Trucks - Support Vehicle for Drill Rigs
• 1 Ford LNT8000 Box Truck – Support Vehicle for Drill Rig
• 1 IH-8000 Box Truck - Support Vehicle for Drill Rig
• AW and Mayhew Jr. Drill Rod - approximately 500' of each
• Hollow Stem Auger (4 1/4", 6 1/4", 8 1/4" and 10 1/4" I.D.) - 100' to 300'
• Rotary drill bits up to 16"
• 5 Pick-up/Flatbed Trucks

DIRECT PUSH EQUIPMENT

Four (4) DT 6610 and 6620 Track Mounted Geoprobe (GH 60 Hammer)

• 2¼” and 3¼” Probe Rod Systems for Well Installation up to 1.5”
• Large Bore Discrete Soil Sampling
• Macro Core Continuous Soil Sampling
• ORC Injection / Pumping
• Discrete Water Sampling
• Micro Well Installation
• SP 16 Water Sampling

7720 Track Mounted Geoprobe (GH 60 Hammer)

• 2¼” and 3¼” Probe Rod Systems for Well Installation up to 1.5”
• Large Bore Discrete Soil Sampling
• Macro Core Continuous Soil Sampling
• ORC Injection / Pumping
• Discrete Water Sampling
• Micro Well Installation
• SP 16 Water Sampling
• Hollow Stem Auger Capabilities

(2) 2003 Truck Mounted Sonic Drill Rigs

• 4”, 6” 8” and 10” Diameter Casings w/ 4” x 6” Sampling System
• Large Bore Discrete Soil Sampling
• Soil Core Continuous Soil Sampling
• Discrete Water Sampling
• Up to 6” Well Installation Capabilities
• Simul-Probe Discreet Water Sampling Capabilities



We are your TURNKEY SOLUTION in providing the following services
DRILLING
  • Sonic
  • Hollow Stem Auger
  • Direct Push
  • EP Sonic Vibra-Push
  • Limited Access
  • Air & Mud Rotary
  • SERVICES
  • Limited Access Drilling
  • Track Mounted / ATV
  • Barge / Platform Drilling
  • Monitoring Wells
  • CONE PENETROMETER TESTING (CPT)
  • Geotechnical
  • Seismic
  • Electrical Resistivity
  • Liquefaction Assessment
  • Limited Access
  • SAMPLING
  • EnviroCore (Dual Wall)
  • Waterloo Profiler
  • Geoprobe (Single, Dual Wall)
  • Soil Gas / Soil Vapor
  • Hydropunch® / Simulprobe
  • Continuous Dry-Core Sampling System
  • GeoBarrel 101mm Punch Core
  • HQ3 / NQ Wireline Packer System
  • REMEDIATION
  • Insitu-Injection
  • HRC / ORC / Regonox
  • Permanganate
  • Fenton's Reagent
  • Cheese Whey
  • Complete Remedial Construction Services
  • DIRECT SENSING / TRIAD ASSESSMENT
  • Data Quality Objective Development
  • Systematic Planning
  • Dynamic Work Planning
  • Adaptive Sampling Strategies
  • Rapid Onsite Analysis
  • Membrane Interface Probe (MIP)
  • Laser Induced Fluorescense (UVOST)
  • Fuel Fluorescense Detector (FFD)
  • Hybrid (Combo) Configurations
  • We can help you match the right technology to the right challenge
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    2300 Silver Star Road :: Orlando, FL 32804 :: (407) 426-7885