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COMMENTS ON THE PROPOSED CAPE TOWN DROUGHT LEVY
9 January 2018.

The need to augment raw potable supplies in Cape Town, via the re-use of wastewater re-use and/or desalination interventions, was predicted as early as 1970 (i.e. 47 years ago) to be required by the year 2000 (1970 Government Commission on Water Matters). The volumetric estimates of water demand by the latter date (2000) were also … Continue reading »

NELSON MANDELA UNIVERSITY’S CENTER FOR COASTAL AND MARINE RESEARCH ACQUIRES LATEST CHLOROPHYLL-MEASURING TECHNOLOGY
18 December 2017.

NMU’s Center for Coastal and Marine Research have added the bbe Moldaenke PhycoProbe to their armoury of bbe chlorophyll measuring instrumentation.  The just-released PhycoProbe adds the ability to measure unbound phycocyanin, in addition to Total Chlorophyll and that from the individual groups of cyanobacteria, green algae, diatoms and cryptophytes.  The ability to measure unbound phycocyanin … Continue reading »

Scientist predicts “a total system crash in March 2018” for Cape Town’s water supply
26 October 2017.

The slow onset crisis unfolding in South Africa is – at least in my professional opinion – about to enter a new phase. Gauteng came within a week of running out of water last year, saved only by a major rainfall event that fell literally deep into the eleventh hour. Many think that the drought … Continue reading »

The Cape Town water crisis: who knew?
17 October 2017.

Unless some seriously impressive rains materialise in the very near future, Cape Town is facing a socio-economic crisis of note when the water runs out.  By comparison, the ‘hardships’ of the Eskom load-shedding times will pale into insignificance as millions of residents queue for their water ration.  City officials assure us that all is under … Continue reading »

DH Environmental Consulting is committed to providing its clients with solutions to aquatic ecosystem and water-related environmental problems through a dedicated process of assessment, education and planning, supported by one of the widest ranging and most experienced backgrounds in aquatic ecology available from a single source in South Africa.

DH Environmental focuses on achieving a balance between environmental and developmental needs such that workable and sustainable design elements are identified and integrated early in the planning or assessment phases.

Our skills and abilities are based on many years of proven experience, this reducing the amount of time that we need to spend on finding a solution for you. Typically we can go straight to the heart of the problem without incurring expensive and time-consuming exploratory work.

DH Environmental maintains a research focus in order to continually provide guidelines and methods for aquatic ecosystem assessment and management in South Africa and elsewhere.

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