Emergency Response & Recovery

Strong experience, advanced technologies, specialized resources and equipment, nationwide locations and a comprehensive emergency response subcontractor network enable Shaw to respond quickly and effectively to any emergency.

Shaw can help mitigate adverse environmental, health, safety and economic impacts that can result from acts of terrorism, natural disasters or industrial accidents. Our personnel and equipment are accessible 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Emergency response and preparedness services include the following:

  • Chemical and biochemical remediation
  • Fixed-facility response
  • Construction management
  • Temporary housing/housing rehabilitation
  • Structure decontamination
  • Water and wastewater treatment
  • Soil remediation
  • Radiological contamination remediation
  • Munitions and explosives of concern identification and disposal
  • Hazardous material transport and disposal
  • Waste and debris management
  • Counterterrorism response and training

One of the first environmental remediation and restoration firms capable of providing comprehensive technical services necessary for handling hazardous materials, Shaw works with clients to:

  • Remediate contamination and restore land to a usable state
  • Safely dispose of hazardous and toxic waste, including high-level waste
  • Develop modern solid waste landfills and transfer stations
  • Keep the air and water contaminant-free
  • Respond quickly and efficiently to emergency situations

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Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

Shaw pumped 50 billion gallons of water from the city of New Orleans and surrounding areas in 17 days, nearly two months ahead of original estimates. more »

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