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Beneficial Reuse Assessment Tool (BRAT) Information Session

  • 06 Oct 2020
  • 11:00 AM - 1:15 PM
  • Virtual

Beneficial Reuse Assessment Tool (BRAT) Information Session

A joint event with the MECP


This interactive workshop will be hosted by ONEIA featuring guest speakers from the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks. The session will provide participants with an overview of excess soil quality standards, a walk-through of the BRAT including a review of the requirements and limitations with case studies to demonstrate how it can be used under the Ontario Regulation 406/19 (O.Reg 406/19).  Join us for a virtual session where you can ask questions and gain key information as the new O. Reg. 406/19 starts implementation.

WHEN: October 6, 2020, 11:00am - 1:15pm

WHERE: Online, via zoom


11:00 –11:15

Welcome and introductions

11:15 – 11:30

Overview of excess soil quality standards: this section will introduce the new excess soil quality standard and key components (e.g. requirements for leachate analysis and statistical attainment method)

 11:30 – 11:50

Overview of the BRAT: this section will introduce the BRAT, including key requirements and limitations when using the BRAT to generate site specific excess soil quality standards

11:50 – 12:10

BRAT walk-through: this section will show how to navigate around the BRAT and will provide a review of some key worksheets and features

12:10 – 12:30

BRAT thinking process and scenarios: this section will provide some key steps and scenarios to demonstrate how the BRAT can be used to generate site-specific standards

12:30 – 12:45

A case study of the up-front planning and data collection ahead of running the BRAT: Grant Walsom of XCG will provide a summary of the tasks and planning that went into running a successful BRAT Model for a valued client interested in accepting excess soils for a beneficial reuse in a unique site setting.

12:45 – 1:15

Question period

For Sponsorship Opportunities please email or call 416-531-7884 for the sponsorship package.

Ontario Environment Industry Association (ONEIA)

192 Spadina Avenue, Suite 300, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5T 2C2

Tel: 416-531-7884 Email: info[at]

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