Natalie assisted with the co-ordination of the then-Department of Water Affairs & Forestry SEA for Water Use. This study began with public involvement and information gathering in the three major forestry provinces of KwaZulu Natal, Mpumalanga and Eastern Cape.
Natalie has both undertaken a scoping study of a water supply scheme in the Umtata peri-urban area and co-ordinated a team of environmental scientists. These studies have involved interaction with the local communities and their relevant tribal authorities and ward councillors.
Natalie’s involvement in this project has been assisting with the project management of the overall scheme. On the Regional waste disposal site, she has been the project leader for the environmental monitoring...
A pre-feasibility study was conducted in which a number of history-making institutions were proposed for Qunu as a means of commemorating Qunu’s most famous citizen, Nelson Mandela.
Natalie has undertaken the basic assessment for a borrow area where the extracted gravel would be used for backfilling of pipeline trenches. This application to the Department of Mineral Resources included an Environmental Management Plan.
Natalie has been the project leader for the identification of a cemetery site to service the Mzamomhle and Nompumelelo communities. This has included a site selection process, detailed soils investigation and a public participation process.
Natalie was the project leader for the development of this plan. It was necessary to apply the principles of sustainable development. These two words unite both aspects – economic progress and environmental quality – in one vision.