Direct Push Drilling

Destroy Contaminants In Both Soil & Groundwater With The Most Cost-Effective, Efficient DPT Application Process In The Industry

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DPT Injections

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DPT Drilling

DP Drilling is the process where - unlike conventional drilling - you use hollow stem augers to treat contaminants and take soil and groundwater samples without the need to remove cuttings or pay for fill materials. The process is also called direct push technology (DPT). Direct push technologies offer a much more effective way to administer remediation compounds and conduct soil and groundwater sampling.

DPT relies on the static weight of the direct push machines and the hydraulic hammer to force hollow stem augers below the subsurface. Usually, these hollow stem augers will be prepared to conduct groundwater samples or administer the required remediation compounds.

While there are many different ways to use a direct push rig, the primary way we use them at DeepEarth is to disperse our patented remediation reagent, Cool-Ox®. We use our AMS Power Probe 9500VTR DP rig to drive 1 ½ inch hollow core steel rods to the desired depth (generally just below contaminate level), and then we begin injection. This process allows us to completely saturate the contaminated soil with the reagent in a cost-effective and efficient application process at greater depths than ten to fifteen feet.

DPT is ideal for work regardless of soil type. Our drilling equipment can work on nearly any soil type. Even sites where the soils consist of clay (including high friction clays), sand, and silty sand. Direct push can also be implemented in soils containing cobbles. And, unlike some of our competitors, DeepEarth Technologies, Inc. has completed several projects using our unique DPT application process on sites containing limestone concentrations.

What Makes Our Direct Push Technology Such An Effective Remediation Solution?

Save On Drill Cuttings

Minimal Impact

DPT Injections are one of the least disruptive ways to treat contaminated soil and groundwater. Our direct push tooling doesn't require the disruptive trenching associated with conventional drilling. It doesn't require the architecture of pump and treat, dual-phase extraction, soil/vapor extraction, or ozone oxidation systems. Our systems have a small footprint and do not interrupt or impede business during application as conventional drilling methods do. In addition to all these benefits, there is also no need to vent vapors or dispose of contaminated soil.

Save On Drill Cuttings

Our direct push tooling ensures there is no need to dispose of contaminants and there is no need to remove soil. This method pierces through the soil, meaning everything will stay in place, effectively eliminating the cost of disposing of drill cuttings. But more importantly, while using our patented Cool-Ox® reagent, the contaminant will be destroyed, even in the groundwater.

Lower Day-Rate Costs

Our team has over two decades of experience specializing in direct push technology, and we have been proven to be up to 35% faster than our competitors, meaning less time on-site and lower day-rate costs. If given the right soil type, our crew can be even faster, ensuring you spend even less.

No Direct Push Tooling Left Behind

Unlike our competitors, there is no need to leave dozens or hundreds of our rods in each injection point. Each rod is taken out before we move to the next injection point, and all that is left behind is the probe hole, which our crew will then fill.

Avoid Removing Concrete

Our DPT rig can be used at precise angles, ensuring we can treat sub-slab contaminations without the hassle of removing concrete. If this isn't possible and concrete has to be removed, minimal concrete coring will occur, and all injection points will be sealed with Bentonite®. Our team will then seal the paving with the appropriate materials.

Why Choose Us?

Direct Push Technology Specialists

We use our patented technology Cool-Ox® in conjunction with our Deep Shot Rig to carry out all DPT applications. Unlike competing reagents, which produce unnecessary and non-sustainable byproducts and only trap the contaminant in the soil - making it likely to be disturbed and released later - it destroys the contaminants. In addition to free product destruction, our application process doesn't result in any corrosive byproducts, heat, or long-drawn-out bioremediation projects. When you choose DeepEarth for your Environmental Remediation needs, you're using a time-tested, reliable product that promotes the growth of microbes in the soil and groundwater. Our direct push technology can close your site and promote plant life's growth in as little as 90 days post-treatment!

Our Unique Direct Push Methods

Push Drilling

With our expertise in direct push, our patented Cool-Ox® technology, and our specialized tooling and drilling equipment, we can deliver quality environmental services to our customers. Our crews have had more than twenty years to develop drilling methods focused on efficiency, speed, and quality of service. Our drilling equipment and our tooling are made to work in nearly any soil type. Our methods are focused on transparency, quality remedial design, environmental sustainability, and, most importantly - helping our customers close their sites.

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