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Site History Reviews and Developing a Conceptual Site Model

The first step of the assessment process, as nominated by the National Environment Protection (Assessment of Site Contamination) Measure (NEPM), Australian Standard AS4482.1-2005 and various state-based guidance documents, involves the completion of a Site History Review.
The information captured in the site history review can be utilised to create an initial Conceptual Site Model (CSM). A CSM is fundamentally a written or pictorial representation of an environmental system definining the contaminants, their source(s) and the possibly pathways of exposure to human and environmental receptors.

Contaminated Sites Unit
134 Macquarie Street
Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: 03 6165 4599 Fax: 03 6173 0254
Email: Enquiries@epa.tas.gov.au