Technical Papers, Articles & Interesting Links
Groundwater: An alternative source of water supply. In SA Water Bulletin, March/April 1999
Thorough Site Assessments Essential to Avoid Potential Liability. In SA Construction, April 1995
Thorough Site Assessments essential to avoid potential liability. In EPM (Environmental Planning and Management) magazine, May 1995
Rational and Practical Approach required when selecting Standards for Hydrocarbon Site Assessment and Remediation. In Chemical Technology, March/April 1996.
Effect of CHC’s on Landfill Clays: No time for complacency. Proceedings of the Wastecon Conference, Durban, South Africa, 1996.
Ecotourism: The De Hoop Nature Reserve. In EarthYear Magazine, 1996.
SRK investigates potential nitroglycerine contamination. In geoDrilling International, September, 1997.
Subsurface Contamination related to the metal Plating Industry. Poster paper presentation at the International Association of Hydrogeologists Congress in Nottingham, United Kingdom, September 1997.
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.
Groundwater Protection. In Urban Management Magazine. February 1998
Hazard Ranking: A planning tool to prioritize environmental liabilities and manage risks. In EarthYear magazine, June 1998.
MTBE goes underground in a different fashion. In EarthYear magazine, June 1998.
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.)
Effect of CHC’s on Landfill Clays: No time for Complacency. In The Borehole Water Journal, Vol. 41, 1998, pp6.
SRK Investigates Potential Nitroglycerine Contamination. In The Borehole Water Journal, Vol. 41, 1998, pp24.
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
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.
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.
Closure and redevelopment of an industrial site. In Urban Green File, Vol 9, No. 1. April / May 2004, pages 24 to 27.
‘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.
‘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.
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.
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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