Water / Wastewater

First Environment works with large and small wastewater facilities to improve environmental performance, increase resilience, and promote energy efficiency and environmental resource recovery. We have designed and implemented environmental management systems that span multiple facilities and address and unite every level of the organization. Our regulatory experts also help ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations through technical support and multimedia audits. In addition, First Environment has helped wastewater facilities implement green technology, assess and address vulnerabilities due to climate change and extreme weather impacts, and develop environmental resource recovery programs such as cogeneration and anaerobic digestion for renewable energy production.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Environmental resource recovery
  • Greenhouse gas emission reductions and verification
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Environmental, health, and safety
  • Litigation support
  • Site investigation and remediation design
  • Environmental due diligence
  • Environmental management system design and implementation

Our Work

PFAS in Groundwater Interim Remedial Measure (IRM) Workplan for Westchester County Airport

Client: Westchester County Department of Public Works and Transportation
Location: Westchester, NY

Environmental Compliance Audits of Bureau Water Pollution Control Plants and Combined Sewer Overflow Facilities

Client: New York City Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Wastewater Treatment
Location: New York, NY

Montrose VA Medical Center Dechlorination at Wastewater Treatment Plant

Client: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Location: Montrose, NY

VA Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permitting and Spill Prevention Program Technical Support

Client: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs – VA Hudson Valley Healthcare System
Location: Montrose & Castle Point, NY

Westchester County ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Development and Implementation

Client: Westchester County Department of Environmental Facilities
Location: Westchester County, NY

New Jersey Municipal Environmental Risk Management Fund

Client: PERMA
Location: Statewide, New Jersey

RINs Verification Engineering Review Report for Dos Rios Water Recycling Center

Client: Element Markets, LLC San Antonio Water System
Location: San Antonio, TX