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The International Right of Way Association

The International Right of Way Association

Understanding Environmental Contamination in Real Estate | September 19th-20th, 2019


September 19, 2019

Course Description:
This course is geared toward right of way professionals who may face the issue of contaminated properties, focusing on
causes, effects and remedies of environmental contamination. This course emphasizes the importance of knowing the
behavior of contaminants in the environment, environmental liabilities and auditing processes, underground storage tank
removal and contamination assessment, cleanup and closures. Participants will learn how to evaluate potential problems
that occur as a result of acquiring contaminated properties, and to evaluate, manage and minimize risks and liabilities.

• Contaminants and the meaning of the term
• Basics of geology, hydrology and hydrogeology
• Movement and change in contaminants
• Options for managing environmental contamination

Course Level:

Course Tuition Includes:
Participant Manual
Breakfast and lunch

Who Should Take This Course:
This course is highly recommended for right of way
practitioners, right of way and/or real estate
departments and agencies that contract for work with
environmental contamination specialists/consultants.


University of British Columbia Sauder, School of Business

University of British Columbia Sauder, School of Business

UBC Sauder Provided Courses

The Real Estate Division offers a series of short online Professional Development courses aimed at satisfying real estate practitioners’ continuing education needs. All courses are offered through distance education in a self-study format (with an online quiz) or a live webinar.

Click the link below to find courses earning CPD Credits:

UBC Sauder CPD Course List