The architect and quantity surveyor meet to discuss the contaminated ground. Architect: "Hello, I want to know how much it will cost to remove the contaminated ground". QS: "I will have to do a site survey before i can tell you any real information, but its not going to be cheap at all it "
Architect: "And how long will it take?" QS: "Well depending what method you choose to get rid of the contaminated ground the time it will take can variey, but an estimate will be 2-3 weeks after the start date".
Architect: "what are the methods?" QS: " There are three methods to get rid of the contaminated ground and they are just completely remove it, cap it or bioremediation".
Architect: " i think the best option will to be fully remove the contaminated ground, although it will be costly it will be the best" QS: " fair enough, i will go work out the cost and get back to you to let you know if it fits in with the clients budget" Architect: " thankyou"
QS: " i have spoke to the client and he had agreed that completley removing the ground will be fine and will be affordable" Architect: " okay great ! so when can we get it all started ? "
QS: " We will start on monday and it will be completed in about 3 weeks from then, all the waste from removing the contaminated ground will be taken to a landfill" Architect: " thanks alot, i will now start designing"