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Environmental Assurance (Pty) Ltd (ENVASS)

Associate Member
Emile van Druten

Environmental Assurance (Pty) Ltd (ENVASS) is an environmental consultancy, established in 2004 in South Africa.

ENVASS can add value to your operations in South Africa by:

  • Helping your company enhance your environmental reputation, manage risk and increase business efficiency.
  • Offering guidance in everything from complying with environmental regulations to assessing environmental performance.

We have more than 80 years combined experience in helping organisations achieve competitive advantage through improved environmental, social and health & safety performance. We are a Level 2 BBBEE and have offices situated in Gauteng, North West, Western Cape and satellite offices in Limpopo and the Northern Cape. ENVASS brought together a number of environmental consultants with a track record of performance in the environmental field.

We provide a comprehensive range of services, helping our clients to achieve cost savings, resource conservation and increased efficiency, in conjunction with improvements in environmental performance. As part of a customised environmental compliance service, ENVASS can combine the following environmental services at any time, frequency and/or quantity as desired.

Our Services

Compliance Monitoring;

  • Surface Water Quality
  • Groundwater Quality
  • Air Quality
  • Dust Fall-Out
  • Biomonitoring
  • Toxicology Testing
  • DEEEP Assessments
  • Baseline Assessments
  • Sewage & Effluent Analysis and Studies

Environmental Authorisations;

  • Environmental Authorisation Applications including: Scoping and Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA's) and Basic Assessments;
  • Waste Management Licence and Exemption Applications;
  • Waste Management Directives,
  • Water Use Licence Applications;
  • Air Emissions Licence Applications;
  • Waste Management Plans;
  • Environmental Management Plans;
  • Integrated Water and Waste Management Plans;
  • Rehabilitation Strategy Implementation Plans;
  • Public Participation Processes in terms of the EIA Regulations, 2014.

Compliance Audits (Internal and or External);

  • Waste Management Licence Audits
  • Air Emission Licence Audits
  • GNR 704 Audits
  • Water Use Licence Audits
  • NEMA Environmental Authorisation Audits
  • EMP Performance Assessment Review Audits
  • Environmental Compliance Officer (ECO) Audit
  • Legal compliance Reviews
  • Environmental Due-diligence Assessments

Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001);

  • EMS Design and Implementation
  • Internal Audits
  • ISO 14001:2004 – ISO 14001: 2015 GAP Analysis
  • ISO 14001 Systems Training
  • Environmental Legal Training
  • Environmental Awareness Training

Mine Closure & Liability;

  • Site Survey and Itemisation
  • Closure Cost and Liability Assessment
  • Annual Closure Cost Updates
  • Closure Objectives and Plans
  • Compliance to GNR 1147

Specialist studies (Environmental Science)

  • Alien Invasive Species Management
  • Ecological Studies
  • Visual Impact Assessments
  • Noise Studies
  • Odour Assessments
  • Waste Classification
  • Land Capability and Soil Remediation

Aquatic Health

  • River Health Assessments (SASS5)
  • Wetland Delineations
  • FRAI (Fish Response Assessment Index)
  • VEGRAI (Vegetation Response Assessment Index)
  • Riverine Habitat Assessment
  • SADI (South African Diatom Index)
  • Present Ecological State (PES scores)

Water Resource Management,

Water Resources Sector:

  • Groundwater flow and transport modelling
  • Groundwater Reserve Determinations
  • Bottled Natural/Mineral Water Development
  • Landfill Hydrogeological Investigations
  • Groundwater and Surface Water Resource Development Plans
  • Rural or urban water supply Investigations
  • Borehole yield and aquifer testing
  • Aquifer hydraulics determinations

Mining Sector:

  • Numerical Groundwater Modelling
  • Pollution Plume Migration Studies
  • Mine Dewatering Strategies and Studies
  • Hydrocarbon Contamination Assessment
  • Water Supply Investigations

Groundwater Monitoring Sector:

  • Water Quality Monitoring of Water Resources
  • Microbiological Monitoring of Groundwater
  • Groundwater Level Monitoring

Training & Awareness.

  • ISO 14001 Systems Training
  • Environmental Legal Training
  • Environmental Awareness Training
  • Environmental Management System (EMS) Implementation Training
  • Environmental Internal Auditor Training
  • Awareness Posters
  • Environmental Seminars


Please do not hesitate to contact us regarding any of the service offerings in order to secure ENVASS as your preferred supplier of a tailored Compliance Solution.

082 554-8051
Contact Tel: 
(012) 460-9768
(012) 460-3071
394 Tram Street, New Muckleneuk, Pretoria 0181


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