October 16, 2020

On-Call Environmental Engineering Services



Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Housing Authority

Sci-Tek is providing on-call environmental engineering services for the Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA), the largest housing agency in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the fourth largest in the nation, serving nearly 80,000 residents. PHA is organized under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to develop, acquire, lease and operate low-rent housing programs. Task orders completed so far include:

  • Harrison Plaza – PHA is substantially rehabilitating a 112-unit residential tower at Harrison Plaza on 1350 N. 10th Street. Sci-Tek provided the following services: Phase I Environmental Site Assessment, lead in drinking water sampling and testing, asbestos sampling and testing, and radon sampling and testing.
  • HUD Environmental Reviews – Performed property visits and natural resource and environmental database searches to evaluate the properties and their surrounding census tract areas to identify evidence of recognized environmental conditions that may require environmental sampling or remedial action.
  • Ridge Avenue – Performed a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment to provide a professional opinion on the potential for recognized environmental conditions on or near the subject property for the purchase of a rowhome property.
  • Phase IA Archaeological Investigations – Performed archaeological background research, field assessments, and reports for 4 lots. Also performed formal geomorphological assessments of each parcel to determine the extent and nature of fill and/or natural soils that may exist within each lot.