Schlumberger Water Services (SWS) has completed hydrology-driven baseline studies for many different types of clients worldwide. These studies have been used to support the permit and environmental requirements associated with the development or continued operation of industrial and mining operations. Study scope includes
Baseline Survey of Marine Environment Location - Mauritius Client - Ministry of Public Utilities, Waste Water Management Authority, Funding World Bank, Japan Bank for International Cooperation Description - Following an environmental impact assessment and design of an environmental management program, SWS was commissioned to undertake a baseline survey of the marine environment of Montagne Jacquot, Mauritius. The survey team included the School of Ocean Sciences at the University of Wales, Bangor, and the Department of Marine and Environmental Sciences at the University of Mauritius. The aim of the survey was to establish the condition of the marine environment (including coral reef, benthic fauna, shoreline and water quality) and to act as a baseline against which the impact of the construction and operation of a long sea outfall could be judged.