Working for Wetlands

Working for Wetlands

Aurecon, in conjunction with GroundTruth, were awarded the Working for Wetlands (WfWet) planning cycle from 2016 to 2019. Wetland rehabilitation planning for WfWet is a phased approach, which includes coarse scale planning, catchment prioritisation, wetland ...

Tsitsa Reserve Study

Tsitsa Reserve Study

A rapid reserve determination study was conducted to assess the impacts of hydro power generation on the water resources of the Tsitsa River (a tributary to the Mzimvubu River; Assessments by specialists included hydraulics (cross-section and discharge), macroinvertebrates, fish, riparian vegetation, geomorphology and water quality.

KSIA Stormwater Quality Management

KSIA Stormwater Quality Management

Sampling of stormwater management sites over a 7 month period for the King Shaka International Airport. Biannual biological monitoring of the major systems draining the Airport footprint including assessments of vegetation, macroinvertebrates, fish and algae.

ORASECOM Joint Basin Survey

ORASECOM Joint Basin Survey

(JBS2 2015) OF THE ORANGE/SENQU RIVER AND TRIBUTARIES

GroundTruth was the project lead on a multinational Joint Basin Survey (JBS2 2015) commissioned by the Orange Senqu River Commission (ORASECOM) to determine the aquatic ecosystem health of the Orange Senqu River system from its source to the sea...

Mondi Forestry Roads Engineering

GroundTruth is a service provider to Mondi Limited for forestry roads engineering related services in South Africa. GroundTruth, in collaboration with the Mondi Roads Specialist, has carried out numerous forestry road upgrade projects in order to cost effectively meet the operational, harvesting and long-haul vehicular requirements...

Umgungundlovu District Municipality Biodiversity Sector Plan

Biodiversity specialist input and spatial mapping assessment of biodiversity features within the Umgungundlovu District Municipality to inform the development of the District’s Biodiversity Sector Plan (BSP), including biodiversity guidelines for development planning.

Piesangs River Wetland Park Project

Piesangs River Wetland Park Project

The eThekwini Municipality planned on developing a multi-use recreational and conservation precinct within a section of the Piesang River floodplain. The intention was to create both a social and communal space that would improve social well-being as well as to improve the ecological functioning of the severely degraded floodplain system.