n Risk Management - Toxicity assessors should be professionally trained : environmental remediation

Volume 2, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1817-6585


Extracted from text ... 11 MARCH 2006 Risk Management Managing complex waste water discharges presents numerous challenges to government and industrial institutions. For the past four decades the Department of Water Affairs and Forestry (DWAF) has controlled water pollution by managing the levels of single substances in water, but experience has shown that these analytical or chemical methods are not in themselves able to fully assess the ecological and toxicological hazards that may be posed by complex effl uents. Recently DWAF issued a discussion document, introducing a new and more comprehensive approach and methodology named 'Direct Estimation of Ecological Effect Potential (DEEEP)' to manage ..

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