LQM is a specialist environmental consultancy based in Nottingham (UK) with an international reputation for assessing and managing the risks posed to human health and the environment by contaminants in soil. Increasingly this is being done within a context of sustainable development and specifically sustainable brownfield regeneration.

We provide consultancy, peer review and expert witness services, contract research and training courses on all aspects of the management of land contamination to problem holders, developers and local government.

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Archive: Mar 2021

  1. BS10176 WEBINAR – 23 April 2021


    BS10176 has been out for almost a year now.  Do you know about it? Are you using it? Would you like to know more?

    LQM, ALS, and GHD are hosting a FREE webinar about the practical application of BS 10176 at 2 pm on 23 April.

    Judith Nathanail (LQM) will take you through the key features of BS10176 and the new requirements for sampling VOCs.

    The webinar will include the presentation of data obtained recently in the UK which indicates clearly why it is necessary to use methanol immersion of samples in the field if the analytical results are to be used for risk assessment.

    Two of the BS10176 committee – Geraint Williams (ALS, Committee Chair) and Mike Smith will be panelists on the webinar to answer your questions facilitated by Paul Nathanail (GHD) as Chair.

    Please register for BS 10176 – SOIL SAMPLING – VOCs on Apr 23, 2021 2:00 PM BST at:

    The webinar is being held with the support of SCI, AGS and the Geological Society CLSG