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WATER USE LICENSE APPLICATION (WULA)

We have experienced individuals who have undertaken several Water Use License Applications (WULA) for clients in different sectors in terms of the National Water Act of 1998. The water uses in terms of the Act includes water storage, extraction of groundwater, discharge of waste into a water resource, release of effluents and undertaking activities within a watercourse that would either impede, divert and/or divert the water flow, and effluents waste management such as Pollution Control Dams (PCD).

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT (EIA)

We engage with clients to determine if their proposed activities are listed in terms of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Regulations as amended. We provide guidance in terms of the National Environmental Management Act (107 of 1998). We are experienced in undertaking the EIA Process both the Basic Assessment Process and the Scoping and Environmental Impact Report Process.

Where clients have undertaken listed activities without Environmental Authorisations (EA), we assist with the application for legalisation of the activities through Section 24 G of the NEMA.

ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE MONITORING

The issuing of the Environmental Authorisation (EA) and Water Use License (WUL) often requires compliance monitoring and auditing to ensure that conditions of the EA, WUL and other legal operational licenses and permits are satisfied. We are experienced in undertaking Compliance Monitoring and Auditing, and provide guidance for the client to remain complaint.

PROSPECTING/MINING RIGHTS/ PERMITS APPLICATION

South Africa has abundant mineral resources that have been accessed for over a century. The Department of Mineral Resources is the custodian of all the mineral resources in South Africa. We assist clients obtain prospecting rights (PR) to determine feasibility of undertaking mining projects, Mining Permits to undertake mining activities limited to five hectares and two years. The mining right is the ultimate goal in the mining sector, we have experienced EAPs with proven project management skills to undertake EIA process for Mining Right Applications.

ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALISTS STUDIES

WETLANDS & HYDROLOGICAL STUDIES

South Africa is a dry country with periodic droughts and as such water resources and their integrity must be protected. Mielelani Consultancy conducts wetlands and freshwater (aquatic) assessments to determine their current status, habitat integrity, provides management and rehabilitation measures.
 

GEOHYDROLOGICAL & GEOTECHNICAL STUDIES

The study of subsurface geological strata and their interaction with water, we investigate aquifer yields, underground water recharge, quality and impact assessment, and contamination flow simulation.

The quality and quantity of underground water must be determined to protect the aquifers and ensure uninterrupted supply to other water users as well as ensuring continuous groundwater recharge. Mielelani Consultancy investigates aquifers’ yields, and determines the depth of aquifers and how best the water can be managed.
 

GIS DATA MANIPULATION AND MAPPING

Production of maps such as Topographic, Environmental Sensitivity, Agricultural Potential, Vegetation and Protected Areas. Various data layers can also be manipulated to produce maps or 3D presentations.
 

BIODIVERSITY STUDIES

This includes full Floral and Fauna assessments for specific sites, identification and mapping of protected species and invasive plant species.
 

SOCIAL LABOUR PLANS (SLP)

The social labour plans is a legal commitment between mining houses and communities affected by mining. We facilitate the engagement process establishing baselines for the SLP.

Some of our Completed Projects

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Environmental Authorisation for Prospecting Right Application and Related Infrastructural Activities

Matuanas Hoek 1182 GS and Schaap Plaats 5689 GS situated in the Magisterial District of UThukela, KwaZulu Natal Province;....
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Environmental Authorisation for Prospecting Right Application and Related Infrastructural Activitiese

On Remaining Extent Of Gasep 589; Remaining Extent of Hartebeest Hoek 591; Remaining Extent Of Kort Kloof 624; Remaining Extent Of Ver Vanhier 590; Portion 1, 2, 3 And Remaining Extent of Vergenoeg 586,.....
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Biodiversity Assessment Study for Mining Right Application

Farm Vyeboom 414 JU Excluding Portion 01; Farm Tecklenburg’s Ranch 548 JU AND Turfbult 593 JU within the Jurisdiction of Nkomazi Local Municipality of the Ehlanzeni District Municipality in Mpumalanga Province ....
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Wetland Delineation and Assessment for Mining Right Application

within the Jurisdiction of Msukaligwa Local Municipality of the Gert Sibande District Municipality in Mpumalanga Province....
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