|Several projects are underway in Richards Bay since Venetia joined ZES in October 2007. Two of the most significant projects include projects undertaken for the City of uMhlathuze. These are noted as:
Both project reports were tabled at Council and recommendations on both reports adopted. The laboratory has since expanded to include new staff and is working towards attaining accreditation based on the recommendations of the ZES report. ZES are also now involved in assisting with the development of a laboratory quality manual.
- Feasibility study for the implementation of ISO 17025 in the chemistry and microbiological laboratories and
- Feasibility study for the implementation of a trade effluent permit system for the city. (In collaboration with Talbot and Talbot)
The trade effluent permit system project was presented before the city’s executive committee and the outcome can be seen in summary as a news article in the local Zululand Observer below.