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Hazard Mitigation

Integrating Lagoon Technologies to Solve Every Treatment Challenge from Influent to Effluent

Wildlife creates a variety of problems for airports and industry that must be mitigated for the benefit of public safety and to avoid damage that costs companies a significant amount of money annually. The most significant issue that airports are consistently face are the wildlife strikes. A wildlife or bird strike is a collision between an airborne animal and a manmade vehicle, particularly an aircraft.

These hazard strikes can result in millions of dollars in direct and indirect damages. Fortunately, wildlife strikes that results in catastrophic accidents that cause injury or death are exceptionally rare, but the potential is real, so necessary steps are required by the FAA and other governing agencies to minimize the risk of that as much as possible. The species generally considered the greatest threat to aviation are birds with flocking tendencies or of relatively large size, such as gulls, waterfowl, blackbirds, and hawks.

Hazard Mitigation

In addition to a wildlife strike incident, there are other ways that wildlife can adversely impact the environment around the airport and other large industrial sites, such as cords being chewed through by rodents, corrosive droppings damaging equipment and the carrying of transmissible airborne disease. Surface water, including natural water bodies, poorly drained areas, aquaculture facilities, and exposed storm water detention/retention facilities are all water resources that serve as attractants to wildlife and increase the hazard level for aviation safety.

Complete coverage of water bodies both physically and visually provides the most effective means of reducing the attraction of the birds, and limit access to other wildlife as well. The LemTec™ Modular Insulated Cover is used for a dual purpose in any basin or lagoon.

For industrial wastewater facilities, the cover prevents wildlife from accessing contaminated water, preventing harm to the animals in the area and ecosystem as a whole near the facility. Whether used on tanks and ponds to protect the area from the wildlife, or if used for the purpose of protecting birds and animals from toxic or harmful chemicals, LET’s cover system provides a sturdy, thick layer of protection.

Expertise as a leader in this industry for 30+ years, an arsenal of cutting-edge technologies and a groundbreaking approach set LET apart by delivering optimized solutions for wastewater applications including hazard mitigation to meet clients’ objectives efficiently and cost-effectively. We maximize LET’s innovative technologies as stand-alone solutions or use the Advanced Integrated Lagoon Technologies (AILT) approach to design and create the best process with technologies integrated as components that successfully meet every challenge from influent to effluent.

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