Our projects include development and execution of freshwater, estuarine and marine water quality guidelines and monitoring systems, dispersion modelling and management of effluent disposal into the inshore marine environment, and toxicity testing. We offer Whole Effluent Toxicity (WET) tests, both chronic and acute, using standard methods and guidelines such as those stipulated by the US-EPA, OECD, ISO, NIWA and ASTM.
Revision and update of the South African Water Quality Guidelines for Coastal and Marine Waters 2017: Natural Environment, Mariculture and Industrial Use.
An assessment of the effects of exposure to cereal pellet bait containing the anticoagulant rodenticide on Tristan Rock Lobster Jasus paulensis was conducted as part of the eradication plan of invasive house mice (Mus musculus) from Gough Island.
Development of an assessment framework for management of effluent discharged from land-based sources to the marine environment in South Africa.
Water quality assessment and toxicity testing for a proposed coal transfer facility in Beira, Mozambique.
Development of water quality indices and related reporting tools for inland and coastal waters of the City of Cape Town.