Southwest Environmental Limited
Level 26, 1 Bligh Street, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia

Phone: 0283137132            Email:

Environmental Consultancy Services to Industry, Business and Individuals

Geotechnical Consultants

Desktop Study

The first stage on an investigation. Normally based on maps and other secondary data. Used to inform type of investigation required.

Site Investigation

Drilling of Trial Pits to collect samples for testing, also i-situ testing such as SPTs to derive soil strength values.

Foundation Design

Samples will be sent to labs for testing, this can include tests for soil description, chemical quality and strength. Results from lab testing and from in-situ testing are then used as input data for calculations, resulting in foundation design or bearing pressures supplied to client in the form of a geotechnical report.