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Environmental Health Check

Having nearly 20 years experience in the spills management industry, Chatoyer Environmental is pleased to release our complimentary Environmental Health Check. This document will provide a useful checklist for a range of environmental risks that may be present on your work site. From spill risks through to storm water and dangerous goods risk, this Health [...]

By | September 23rd, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Environmental Health Check

Fined for allowing sediment pollution

As reported today in The Press (New Zealand), two businesses were fined $52,000 in August 2014 for allowing dirty run off from a housing development enter Duvauchelle Bay in Canterbury, New Zealand. Click here to read more

By | August 25th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fined for allowing sediment pollution

Improved Drain Warden design

Chatoyer Environmental has made some minor dimension changes to its Drain Warden (code ASPDW1313). The top geotextile “cover” now has a working surface of 1300mm by 1300mm (or 1.3m x 1.3m) to ensure that the drain warden can be installed in most drains with an overlap of at least 50mm all around the drain grate. [...]

By | August 7th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Improved Drain Warden design

Environmentally friendly or workplace responsibility?

To better understand the responsibility of business towards the environment, it may be prudent to first take a look at our attitudes as environmental advocates. Let’s take a glance at how as individuals, and as a community, our focus has shifted through time and experience from one of apathy to that of concerned bystander; and [...]

By | May 30th, 2014|Environment Compliance Specialist|Comments Off on Environmentally friendly or workplace responsibility?

If a spill occurred on your site right now, would you be ready to respond?

The frequency of spills is much higher than you think; most incidents that occur are preventable however risks are inherent. For as long as you store or work with hazardous liquids there is a risk of a spill. Processes and Procedures can be put in place to mitigate these threats but the risks will never [...]

By | May 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on If a spill occurred on your site right now, would you be ready to respond?

Clarification of financial position

We are writing to let you know that the company known as Chatoyer Holdings Pty Limited trading as Chatoyer Water was placed into voluntary administration last week. This has no direct effect on our company Chatoyer Environmental Pty Limited. Our financial position is still very sound and we are trading profitably from our new warehouse [...]

By | March 28th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Clarification of financial position

Stormwater management – What exactly is it?

Let’s start with a definition.According to Wikipedia, the term ‘Stormwater’ is (and I quote) “used to describe water that originates during precipitation events” (rain). “It may also be used to apply to water that originates with snowmelt or runoff water from over watering that enters the stormwater system. Stormwater that does not soak into the [...]

By | January 27th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Stormwater management – What exactly is it?

Silt Curtain installed in Sydney Harbour

A 6m deep and 420m long silt curtain has been installed around the Barangaroo headland in Sydney as part of major marine works to be carried out by Baulderstone […]

By | December 26th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Silt Curtain installed in Sydney Harbour

Three Charged Over Oil Spill

The owner, master and chief engineer of a ship have been charged over an oil spill in the Brisbane River. The trio have been charged under the Transport Operations Marine Safety Act 1995 and will appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court today, Maritime Safety Queensland says. The GL Lan Xiu, which was bound for Japan [...]

By | January 25th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Three Charged Over Oil Spill

Chatoyer attends hydraulic oil spill

Chatoyer Environmental were quick to repsond to a water bourne spill on a Sunshine Coast popular river when one of our clients had a hydraulic hose burst. The client was prepared with a marine spill kit and bale of oil absorbent pads for emergency response. Paul Banner was called and arrived on the scene within 30 [...]

By | January 20th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Chatoyer attends hydraulic oil spill