Ecologia has been awarded the contract to carry out drilling works to install eight deep monitoring wells at three off-site locations close to the former nuclear research facility at Harwell (Oxfordshire). This contract forms part of a programme of work being carried out by Research Site Restoration Ltd (RSRL) on behalf of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) to deal with chemical contamination of groundwater. The contract was awarded to Ecologia following a competitive tender process and the drilling operations are due to begin in January 2010.