Our firm was retained as the Construction Quality Assurance (CQA) firm on the construction of the Authority’s Cell 5, in accordance with N.J.A.C. 7:26-2A.7(a)7. Our responsibilities included onsite inspection during construction of containment and leachate collection systems, and performance of all audits of the quality control inspections to ensure proper implementation of the design and permit requirements. Our firm witnessed subgrade, liner, and leachate collection system construction. We attended all construction progress meetings, reviewed the Construction Quality Control inspection reports, test results, and other related documentation, and communicated regularly with the NJDEP.