Technical Papers, Articles & Interesting Links

1993 March/April Groundwater: An alternative source of water supply. In SA Water Bulletin, March/April 1999
1995 April Thorough Site Assessments Essential to Avoid Potential Liability. In SA Construction, April 1995
1995 May Thorough Site Assessments essential to avoid potential liability. In EPM (Environmental Planning and Management) magazine, May 1995
1996 March/April Rational and Practical Approach required when selecting Standards for Hydrocarbon Site Assessment and Remediation. In Chemical Technology, March/April 1996.
1996 Effect of CHC’s on Landfill Clays: No time for complacency. Proceedings of the Wastecon Conference, Durban, South Africa, 1996.
1996 Ecotourism: The De Hoop Nature Reserve. In EarthYear Magazine, 1996.
1997 September SRK investigates potential nitroglycerine contamination. In geoDrilling International, September, 1997.
1997 September Subsurface Contamination related to the metal Plating Industry. Poster paper presentation at the International Association of Hydrogeologists Congress in Nottingham, United Kingdom, September 1997.
1997 September The Essentials for Integrated Hydrogeological Data Management. Co-authored a poster presentation at the International Association of Hydrogeologists Congress in Nottingham, United Kingdom, September 1997.
1998 February Groundwater Protection. In Urban Management Magazine. February 1998
1998 June Hazard Ranking: A planning tool to prioritize environmental liabilities and manage risks. In EarthYear magazine, June 1998.
1998 June MTBE goes underground in a different fashion. In EarthYear magazine, June 1998.
1998 October Hazard Ranking: A planning tool to prioritize environmental liabilities and manage risks. In the proceedings of the International Association of Impact Assessment (IAIAsa) Conference in the Drakensberg, South Africa. (Received the award for the best presentation at this conference.)
1998 December Effect of CHC’s on Landfill Clays: No time for Complacency. In The Borehole Water Journal, Vol. 41, 1998, pp6.
1998 December SRK Investigates Potential Nitroglycerine Contamination. In The Borehole Water Journal, Vol. 41, 1998, pp24.
1999, September Environmental Assessment and Clean-up at Used Oil Handling Facilities. In the Proceedings of, The Australian Institute of Petroleum, Used Oil Management Conference, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, 1999
2000, June – Dec Protect surface and groundwater: Voluntary cleanup of contaminated sites saves money. In EarthYear Magazine, June – December 2000, Ed. 21, Page 60
2000, December Practical and responsible approaches to soil and groundwater contamination management at a South Africa metal plating factory. In the proceedings of Groundwater: Past Achievements and Future Challenges, Sililo et al (eds), Balkema, Rotterdam. Pages 791 – 796.
2003, September Closure with Co-operative Governance for a New Future. Paper presented at the IAIAsa National Conference in Wilderness South Africa 1 to 3 September 2003. Co-written with M Burr and W Kloppers.
2004, April/May Closure and redevelopment of an industrial site. In Urban Green File, Vol 9, No. 1. April / May 2004, pages 24 to 27.
2006, September ‘Bridging the Gap – Managing waste and contamination during closure of the old Kynoch Milnerton facility towards a new future’. Ritchie Morris, Martin Burr* and Aubrey van Vuuren* (* Heartland Leasing). Proceedings of the Institute of Waste Management, Somerset West, Sept, 2006.
2007, September ‘Cabo da Boa Esperanca’ – changing the course and impact of fertilizer contaminated groundwater seepage on an urban stream and wetland ecosystem. IAH International Conference, Lisbon, Portugal.
2009, November Co-operative decision making regarding soil and groundwater quality - ‘limit the pushing rather than push the limits’. Key Note paper at the National Groundwater Conference, Somerset West.
2009, November Managing historical impacts at a fertilizer manufacturing facility – pushing together to implement practical and workable solutions. National Groundwater Conference, Somerset West. Co-written with Martin Burr of Heartland Properties.

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Interesting Links




Department of Environmental Affairs South Africa


Cape Nature


Department of Water Affairs South Africa


International Istitute for Impact Assessment


World Wide Fund For Nature South Africa


Agricultural Research Council


Botanical Society of South Africa


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