McCue Environmental Contracting Inc. (McCue) specializes in the
installation and management of water treatment and contaminated
land remediation technologies, and has provided services to
environmental consulting companies, contractors, oil & gas and
industrial sector clients in Canada and the US for over ten
McCue is a Vancouver based company and is owned by Chris McCue,
AScT and Lynda Smithard, P.Eng. who have a combined 30 years
experience in the environmental field. McCue offers a staff
of three engineers and four technologists/technicians with relevant
technical training and experience. Our Health & Safety Program
meets upstream oil & gas industry standards.
Our designs have been featured at the Environmental Services
Association of Alberta Remediation Technologies Symposiums in 2005
and 2007 and at WaterTech in 2008 in Banff, Alberta.
Photographs of piping manifolds designed and built by McCue were
featured in the July/August 2006 and 2010 editions of Innovation
Land Remediation Technologies & Associated
McCue provides a broad range of Remediation Services related to
the commissioning and operation of contaminated site remediation
technologies. McCue pilot tests, designs, builds, operates
and maintains soil and groundwater remediation technologies
including multi phase extraction (MPE), dual phase extraction
(DPE), air sparge (AS), soil vapour extraction (SVE), and pump
& treat systems. McCue also designs and constructs vapour
barrier systems, biocells, biofilters and engineered lagoons.
McCue's solutions integrate standard, new and custom equipment and
designs to meet project-specific objectives - every solution is
McCue has provided services at oil refining, oil terminal, bulk
fuel storage, fuel retail, chemical manufacturing, dry cleaning,
highways, landfill, mine, pipeline, construction and spill sites in
Canada and the US. McCue is familiar with the challenges of working
in places where work is restricted by climate conditions, scarce
resources or both.
McCue provides services and equipment for the treatment of a
range of contaminants in water including suspended solids, pH,
metals, organic matter, oil and greases, free phase and dissolved
hydrocarbons, volatile organic compounds, and inorganic matter
including dissolved solids.
McCue also offers a Pilot Test Kit for rent. The Kit contains
custom well heads, monitoring well caps, a range of differential
pressure gauges, pressure and vacuum gauges and in-line Orifice
plates for measuring air flow rates.
McCue designs, constructs, maintains and decommissions temporary
biocells and biofilters for contaminated soil and soil vapour
treatment. Services include liner, lock-block, and soil placement,
air extraction/injection piping installation, biocell turning and
sampling, nutrient addition and biocell decommissioning.
McCue designs, constructs multi chambered engineered wetlands for
hydrocarbon contaminated groundwater treatment. Service includes
liner and lock-block placement, and aeration and circulation piping
Industrial/Commercial Water Treatment
McCue provides treatment equipment packages to
industrial/commercial clients to address site-specific water
quality requirements and constraints. Our customized packages
meet a broad range of flow rate and environmental requirements in
Canada and the US and can be integrated into existing industrial /
commercial processes or can be commissioned as stand alone units.
Our units can be installed inside or outside according to the needs
of our clients.
McCue can also review EHS Compliance and Audit Program reports
to identify and help prioritize wastewater management issues for
our clients. We help our industrial / commercial clients to
design and implement plans to standardize wastewater treatment
equipment and operating procedures across their operations.
These plans can be integrated with capital project plans and help
our client's meet corporate sustainability goals.
Lagoon Dewatering and Water Treatment
McCue provides a range of low-cost dewatering and water
treatment equipment for mining, construction site dewatering and
erosion and sediment control projects. This equipment can be
used in conjunction with pH adjustment equipment to correct high
alkalinity from concrete work.
In cases where chemical addition is necessary to meet the water
treatment objectives, chemical selection is performed on a
site-specific basis employing bench-scale tests using bulk water
samples. A large range of water treatment chemicals can be ordered
directly from McCue.
Our generalWater Treatment Servicesinclude:
- Design of water treatment equipment packages to treat water to
a quality that meets local discharge requirements.
- Development and bench-scale testing of chemical treatment
- Equipment and chemical procurement,
- Water treatment technology supply and commissioning.
- Training of site personnel on the operation and monitoring of
the water treatment equipment.
- Characterization of wastewater management issues at facilities
or sites, including on-site consultation.
- Bench-scale testing of wastewater treatment technologies using
water provided by our client.
- Design and/or implementation of pilot projects.
- Development and/or execution of equipment Operations and
MCCUE ENVIRONMENTAL CONTRACTING INC. MISSION
McCue Environmental Contracting Inc. bridges the gap between
engineering design and construction know-how in the field of soil
and water treatment technologies. As more emphasis is being
placed on environmental issues by the media, industry and all
levels of government, the environmental industry continues to grow
rapidly and encounter new challenges. As a result, both new
technology and new applications for existing technology are in
demand. McCue approaches water treatment and contaminated
site projects from the twin perspectives of delivering a quality
solution to our clients and expanding the industry's capability to
respond with better project designs and equipment. Success in
this expanding field demands the collaborative effort of engineers,
contractors and manufacturers. McCue Environmental
Contracting Inc. strives to continue to be a leader in this