PETER TEURLINGS:



EDUCATION
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
PROFESSIONAL HISTORY
EXPERIENCE
TECHNICAL PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS


EDUCATION

* BSc Earth Sciences, 1985, Rand Afrikaans University
* BSc (Honours) Geography, 1986, Rand Afrikaans University
* MSc Biogeography, 1990, Rand Afrikaans University
* BSc (Honours) Course on Geographical Information Systems, 1992, Rand Afrikaans University
* Water Quality Management: 1994, University of Pretoria


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PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

* South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions
* Society of South African Geographers
* International Association of Impact Assessments - South African Chapter

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PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

1998 - Date - Teurlings Environmental cc, Randburg

Founder of Teurlings Environmental cc. Provide environmental, project management and ecotourism services and undertake projects in the following areas of expertise: Integrated Environmental Management, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Planning, Environmental Legislation, and Environmental Water and Wastewater Management.

1997 - 1998 - Bohlweki Environmental (Pty) Ltd, Midrand - Senior Environmental Scientist
1993 - 1997 - Stewart Scott Incorporated, Sandton - Environmental Officer
1989 - 1993 - Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Pretoria- Environmental Officer

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EXPERIENCE


Environmental Policy

Compilation of an EIA Review Manual for the Gauteng Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Environment.
Providing inputs to the National Waste Management Strategy for the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism.

Environmental Planning

Development of a future physical planning document for the Free State Goldfields and Lower Vet River catchment area for the Department of Water Affairs and Forestry.

Review of the Wild Coast Spatial Development Initiative for the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Environment and Tourism of the Province of the Eastern Cape.

Environmental Management (Water and Wastewater Treatment)

Project Leader for an environmental scoping report for the conveyance, treatment and disposal of wastewater for the town of Keiskammahoek for Stemele, Bosch and Associates Consulting Engineers.

Project Leader for an environmental scoping report for the Vlakfontein Outfall Sewer for Ndodana Becker and Associates Consulting Engineers.

Project Leader for an environmental scoping report for the Cosmo City temporary sewer pumpstation for the Northern Metropolitan Local Structure.

Project Leader for a comprehensive environmental impact report for a new regional water care works at Welgedacht in Eastern Gauteng for the East Rand Water Care Company (ERWAT).

Project Leader for an environmental scoping report for the improvement of water care infrastructure in drainage district DD6 for ERWAT.

Project Leader for an environmental impact assessment of the old Klipspruit and Goudkoppies Wastewater Treatment Works and the Goudkoppies Landfill Site for the Greater Johannesburg Transitional Metropolitan Council.

Project Leader for a preliminary environmental impact assessment of three options for an improved wastewater infrastructure in the southern Metropolitan Area of Durban for Durban Wastewater Management.
Project Leader for a preliminary environmental impact assessment of the planned extensions of the Wildevoëlvlei Wastewater Treatment Works for the Cape Metropolitan Council.

Development of an environmental management plan for the planned extensions to the Zengeza Sewage Treatment Works in Chitungwiza, Harare, Zimbabwe for the Mitsubishi Corporation, Japan.

Provide inputs into a preliminary environmental impact assessment and develop an environmental management plan for the proposed new Marondera Sewage Treatment Works in Zimbabwe for the Marondera City Council.

Project leader for a limited scoping study for a temporary pumpstation and rising main, and a strategic assessment for a wastewater treatment works site near Lanseria, Johannesburg for Ndodana, Becker and Associates.

Project leader for an environmental scoping report and public participation exercise for a temporary sewage pumpstation at Cosmo City near Lanseria, Johannesburg for the Northern Metropolitan Local Council (NMLC) (current study).

Project leader for an environmental scoping report for a sewer pipeline near Grassmere, Johannesburg for Ndodana, Becker and Associates (current study).

Application for an Exemption of the EIA regulations for an outfall sewer in the Klein Jukskei River and Zandspruit valleys in Randburg for the NMLC (current study).

Environmental Management (Transport)

Project Leader for an environmental feasibility study of various transportation corridor options for the northern area of Pretoria (inclusive of Voortrekker Road and the Apies River Highway) for the Greater Pretoria Metropolitan Council.

Assist in the compilation of an environmental scoping report for the proposed N4 Platinum Highway Toll Road for the Bakwena Consortium.

Project leader for a preliminary environmental impact assessment of the Bapsfontein interchange on the Pretoria-Kempton Park highway for the Gauteng Department of Transport.

Project leader for the establishment of a need for an environmental impact assessment of the Daveyton-Etwatwa rail line extensions for the SA Rail Commuter Corporation. The result was that a preliminary environmental impact assessment will be undertaken in the near future.

Assist in the compilation of an environmental impact assessment for the proposed N3 Highway Toll Road for the Mafube Consortium.

Environmental Management (General)

Report writing for an Environmental Scoping Report for the development of a Pebble Bed Modular Reactor at three coastal sites in South Africa for Poltech and Afrosearch (current study).

Project Leader for an ecological study and the development of an environmental management plan for the Middeldrift Community Water Supply Scheme in KwaZulu/Natal for Mhlatuze Water.

Compilation of an environmental situation analysis of an industrial site in Johannesburg for Polifin.

Compilation of an environmental impact assessment of the existing infrastructure and operational activities, as well as the planned upgrading of the ozonation plant and sludge treatment, handling and disposal facilities of the Wiggins Water Treatment Works in Durban for Umgeni Water.

Project leader for a preliminary environmental impact assessment for the Tekwane South and Tekwane South Ext 1 housing development in Nelspruit for LTA Housing Development.

Project leader for an environmental scoping report for the upgrading of existing pipework at Temba-Moretele I and upgrading of minor work and construction of a new pipeline from La Patrie to Mabeskraal-Mankwe for Magalies Water.

Assist in the drafting of public participation documents for a Pebble Bed Nuclear Reactor in South Africa for Afrosearch.

Environmental Legislation

Initiator and author of a Guide to Environmental Legislation, consisting of 4 documents as well as legislation of importance for the environmental planning professions.
Low Cost Sanitation

Project leader in the assessment of the various options available for providing sanitation services to the Cental Witwatersrand Regional Services Council's region. The 10 different options (basic pit latrines, VIP and ROEC latrines, bucket latrines, conservancy tanks, basic aqua-privies, self-topping aqua-privies, low-flush on-site aqua-privies, septic tanks and conventional waterborne sanitation systems) were reviewed in respect of financial, environmental and technical constraints, efficiency, suitability for upgrading, cost effectiveness, public acceptability and maintenance.

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TECHNICAL PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS


VAN DER MERWE, I, P M F G TEURLINGS and J VAN DER MERWE. Environmental Checklist for Structure Plans (bilingual), Department of Environment Affairs, Pretoria, 1991.

TEURLINGS, P M F G.
Part 1: Guide to Legislation Concerning the Natural Environment
Part 2: Guide to Legislation Concerning Pollution
Part 3: Guide to Legislation Concerning the Built Environment
Part 4: Guide to Legislation Concerning the Cultural Environment (bilingual) Department of Environment Affairs, Pretoria, February 1993.

TEURLINGS, P M F G, and P J KLEYNHANS. Improving Quality of Life Through Urban Agriculture. Paper presented at the South African Institute for Civil Engineers' Environmental Management, Technology and Development Conference held in Sandton on 7 and 8 March 1994.

TEURLINGS, P M F G. Urban Agriculture: Improving Quality of Life. Paper presented at the Environmental Management Short Course for Local and Regional Authorities held in Esselen Park, Johannesburg on 28 and 29 June 1994.

TEURLINGS, P M F G, MARAIS, G v R and H N S WIECHERS: Assessment of the Various Options Available for Providing Sanitation Services to the Central Witwatersrand Regional Services Council Area: Draft Final Report, June 1994.

LÖTTER, L H, TEURLINGS, P M F G, MARAIS, G v R and H N S WIECHERS. Guidelines for Decision Makers on Sanitation Options Available in South Africa with Special Emphasis on the Environmental, Socio-economic and Techno-political Issues. Paper presented at the 1st National Conference of the South African Chapter of the International Association for Impact Assessments held from 7 to 9 September 1994.

TEURLINGS, P M F G, SCHOEMAN, G, MTHEMBU, T AND H N S WIECHERS. Preliminary Environmental Impact Assessment of the Wiggins Waterworks, June 1995.

TEURLINGS, P M F G and H N S Wiechers. Future Physical Development. Report to the Planning, Management and Implementation Task Group for the Development of a Water Management Plan for the Free State Goldfields and Lower Vet River Catchment. April 1996.

LEEUW T, Teurlings, P M F G, Tlhapane, K and H N S Wiechers. Environmental Scoping Analysis of the Clearwater Sodium Hypochlorite Generating Plant: Final Report. January 1996.

TEURLINGS, P M F G, Leeuw, T, Van Aartsen, J, Taviv, I, Howard, MR, Thlapane, K K and H N S Wiechers. Wiggins Waterworks Upgrade Environmental Investigation - Phase II: Environmental Impact Assessments of Significant Impacts of Ozonation and Sludge Facilities Upgrades and Stormwater System, Compilation of Environmental Management Plan, Chemical Mass Balance Audit and Preliminary Scoping Study of the Clearwater Sodium Hypochlorite Generating Plant: Final Report. January 1996.

TEURLINGS, P M F G, Otto, D, Keraan, R and H N S Wiechers. Preliminary Environmental Impact Assessment for the Proposed Extensions to Vista University East Rand Campus, Daveyton: Final Report. February 1996.

TEURLINGS, P M F G, Freeman, M J and H N S Wiechers. Chapter 10: Environmental Scoping Study of the Middledrift Community Water Supply Scheme. September 1996.

TEURLINGS, P M F G, Pitman, W V, Venter, A, Lawson, B, Lechmere-Oertel, R, Cowling, R and H N S Wiechers. Preliminary Environmental Impact Assessment of the Planned Extensions of the Wildevoëlvlei Wastewater Treatment Works. October 1996.

MATSABU, M M, Van Aartsen, J, Teurlings, P M F G, and H N S Wiechers. Environmental Management Plan for the Planned Extensions of the Kingstonvale Wastewater Treatment Works. October 1996.

TEURLINGS, P M F G. Review of the Wild Coast Spatial Development Initiative. October 1996.

TEURLINGS, P M F G. Preliminary Environmental Impact Assessment for Tekwane South and Tekwane Ext 1 (Nelspruit): Draft Final Report. January 1997.

TEURLINGS, P M F G and M Matsabu. Environmental Management Plan for the Extensions to the Kingstonvale Wastewater Treatment Works, Nelspruit: Final Report. February 1997.

TEURLINGS, P M F G, Otto, D J, Matsabu, M, Herold, C E, Schoeman, G, Howard, M R, Tarboton, W, Steyn, G, Roux, A M, Rall, J and H N S Wiechers. Initial Environmental Impact Report on the Status Quo of the Existing Water Care Infrastructure in the DD5A Sub-Drainage District and the Impact on the Downstream Blesbokspruit Catchment: Final Report. April 1997.

TEURLINGS, P M F G, Herold, C E, Kück, K M, Schoeman, G, Roux, A M, Howard, M R, Otto, D J and H N S Wiechers. Initial Environmental Impact Report of Three Greenfield Sites for a New Regional Water Care Works: Final Report. April 1997.

TEURLINGS, P M F G. Implications of Environmental Policy. Paper presented at the South African Institute of Chemical Engineers' Environmental Management Course held on 22 and 23 April 1997 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

TEURLINGS, P M F G. Compiling an Environmental Management Plan. Paper presented at the South African Institute of Chemical Engineers' Environmental Management Course held on 22 and 23 April 1997 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

TEURLINGS, P M F G, Begg, G W, Schleyer, M, Carter, R, Schreiner, G, Visser, G A, Howard, M R, Pupume, F, Vedalankar, S, Matsabu, M M and H N S Wiechers. Environmental Scoping Study: Southern Metro Wastewater Disposal Study: Final Report. July 1997.

TEURLINGS, P M F G, Weber, H, Nkosi, R, Power, S, Boswell, J, Kuck, KM, Burger, LW, Coetzee, LA, and H N S Wiechers. Preliminary Environmental Impact Study of the Goudkoppies and Old Klipspruit Wastewater Treatment Works and the Goudkoppies Landfill Site: Final Report. December 1997.

TEURLINGS, P M F G, Burger, L S and Van Niekerk, W A. A Detailed Environmental Impact Study for the Goudkoppies Wastewater Treatment Works: Draft Final Report. April 1998.

TEURLINGS, P M F G and G S Magangane. Environmental Management Plan for the Middeldrift Community Water Supply Scheme: Final Report. February 1998.

TEURLINGS, P M F G, Thomas, J, Herold, C E, Cohen, M, Schoeman, G, Taviv, I, Brugge, K U, Roux, A M and H N S Wiechers. Comprehensive Environmental Impact Report for a New Regional Water Care Works at Welgedacht: Final Report. July 1998.

VISSER, G A and P M F G Teurlings. EIA Review Manual for the Gauteng Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Environment: Final Report. August 1998.

TEURLINGS, P M F G, Thomas J, Visser, G A, Brugge, K, Cohen, M, Sutherland, F R, Shamrock, L A, Roux, A-M, Burger, L S, Sowden, M and H N S Wiechers. Environmental Scoping Report for the Conveyance, Treatment and Disposal of Wastewater for Drainage District DD6: Draft Report. August 1998.

TEURLINGS, P M F G. Environmental Scoping Report for the Cosmo City Temporary Pumpstation: Draft Report. February 1999.

TEURLINGS, P M F G. Environmental Scoping Report for the Vlakfontein Outfall Sewer: Final Report. April 1999.

TEURLINGS, P M F G and M Cohen. Environmental Scoping Report for the Conveyance, Treatment and Disposal of Wastewater for the Town of Keiskammahoek in the Eastern Cape: Final Report. April 1999.

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