Client: Orange Lake Country Clubs/The Family of Orange Lake Resorts

Location: Winter Garden, Florida, U.S.A.

Markets: Hospitality | Commercial

Challenges

Planned acquisition and redevelopment of a 159-acre orange grove for the expansion of an adjacent resort. The orchard had been irrigated by multiple water wells serviced by diesel fuel-powered pumps with deferred maintenance.

Resort Expansion through Acquisition and Redevelopment of a Former Orchard

Orange grove acquisition for resort expansion

Solution

Comprehensive due diligence (Phase I and Phase II ESAs) as well as preparation of site-specific engineering plans to limit the risk of further hydrocarbon release

Outcome

Expedited assessment, remediation, and construction use of BMPs to facilitate client acquisition of the subject orchard and eventual resort expansion.

Orange grove irrigation well, pump, and fuel AST

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Orange grove irrigation well, pump, and fuel AST

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Due diligence assessment adjacent to irrigation pump and fuel AST

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Groundwater monitor well for assessment adjacent to irrigation pump and fuel AST

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Irrigation well pump and fuel AST secondary containment