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RMA 10th Year Anniversary Celebrations

By |2019-07-23T10:55:34+01:00July 23rd, 2019|News|

RMA 10 Year Anniversary June 29th marked the 10th anniversary of RMA Environmental. Having started in 2009, RMA have provided environmental services across the UK for many different companies including developers. Planning consultants, government bodies, regulators as well as other environmental consultancies. We would like to celebrate 10 years of RMA and thank everyone

Breach of Flood Defences at Wainfleet All Saints in Lincolnshire

By |2019-07-15T11:08:47+01:00July 8th, 2019|News|

Breach of Flood Defences - Lincolnshire A breach of defences along the River Steeping has caused severe flooding at Wainfleet All Saints in Lincolnshire. The town is located in Flood Zone 3 (high risk) although is afforded protection by flood defence embankments. On 14th June 2019, defences were breached when a section of embankment

Case Study: Anaerobic Digestion Facility in Lower Tregeen in Camelford, Cornwall

By |2019-06-20T15:15:29+01:00June 18th, 2019|Case Studies|

Case Study: Anaerobic Digestion Facility at Lower Tregeen in Camelford, Cornwall An Environmental Appraisal Report (EAR) was submitted in support of a planning application for an Anaerobic Digestion (AD) facility on land at Tregeen in Camelford, Cornwall. The objective of the proposal was to generate renewable energy from processing organic material. Having been sourced

Process of a Phase 1 Land Contamination Assessment

By |2019-05-30T13:53:19+01:00May 30th, 2019|News|

The Process of Phase 1 Land Contamination Assessments Phase 1 Land Contamination Assessment (LCA) reports are used as a tool to investigate the risk of contamination to a proposed development.  The aim of an LCA report is to propose appropriate mitigation for identified pollution risks posed to a specific site area. This is in

Developing Near a River? Do I Need a Flood Risk Activities Environmental Permit? 

By |2019-04-23T10:59:22+01:00April 23rd, 2019|News|

Developing Near a River? Do I Need a Flood Risk Activities Environmental Permit?  In accordance with the Environment Agency (EA) and Department for Environment and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), depending on the characteristics of your development, you will need a Flood Risk Activities Permit.   Therefore, you may need to apply for a Flood Risk Activities

How can our homes be self sufficient using Renewable Energy?

By |2019-04-08T11:49:48+01:00March 14th, 2019|News|

How can our homes be self sufficient using Renewable Energy? As renewable technology improves, new opportunities allow renewable energy sources to be used as a main source of power for our homes. In the last few years, solar energy in the UK has been heavily invested in with 709,000 installations. (figure from Greenmatch). They

Drones for the Environment and Construction Industry

By |2019-05-02T16:13:24+01:00February 12th, 2019|News|

How can Drones be used in the Environment and Construction Industries? The evolution of drones has seen uses become more common within the Environment and Construction industries. From aerial surveys to 3D mapping. UAV's have made an impact by enabling safer and  precise data collection. Below are several services/uses drones can provide: Land Surveying

Re-branding of RMA Environmental

By |2019-03-25T14:44:59+01:00June 8th, 2018|News|

RMA Environmental | Re Brand 2018 To find our more about our services explore our services page: Services  To see projects and previous work: Projects Contact us here To find our more about our services explore our services page: Services  To see projects and previous work: Projects Contact us here Discover our social media at:

Are We Running Out of Drinking Water?

By |2019-03-28T11:42:53+01:00May 30th, 2018|News|

Population growth and climate change will lead to drinking water supply shortages by 2050 unless action is taken to reduce water use and wastage, according to a recent study on water resources by the Environment Agency. Freshwater is currently being extracted at unsustainable levels from rivers, lakes, reservoirs and groundwater.  In England 9,500 billion