applying science to the real world

“Over 2500 projects since 2003”

The SAS Environmental Group of Companies is founded on the provision of outstanding client service, incorporating practical experience and sound academic knowledge into projects, going beyond simply “meeting requirements”.

Senior consultants have a wide range of experience to draw on, enabling in-depth understanding of the larger project scope, the role of related specialist fields in the process and the requirements of all relevant stakeholders in the decision-making process.

All studies are undertaken using the most appropriate and industry recognised assessment tools to gather required information, with a view to providing concise yet comprehensive data to all stakeholders to enable integrated decision-making throughout the process.

Scientific Aquatic Services


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Initiated March 2003 as a specialist consulting business focusing on aquatic and watercourse resource management. SAS has become a dynamic specialist environmental service provider with extensive project and geographical experience and an established track record of service excellence.

Scientific Terrestrial Services

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The core focus of STS is ecological and biodiversity assessments, ranging in scope from small verification studies to detailed, integrated studies encompassing vast landscapes

Water Use Licence Associates

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Initiated in response to the growing demand from clients for an integrated approach to specialist studies and the water use licensing process, Water Use Licence Associates comprises an experienced team of highly skilled scientists to guide projects from conception to closure.

Zimpande Research Collaborative

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Zimpande Research Collaborative provides a comprehensive range of environmental and agricultural related soil consulting services including hydropedological and hydrological assessments.

Freshwater Ecological Network

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In response to the growing demand for specialist environmental and watercourse specialist consulting services in the Eastern Cape, Western Cape and Northern Cape provinces, FEN Consulting was established as the SEGC satellite branch in Cape Town, ideally positioned to service the various Cape provinces.

Geographical Areas of Expertise

The SAS Environmental Group of Companies has an established track record throughout the African continent across different economic sectors including mining, institutional development, residential development and industry including power lines, roads and pipelines.


  • South Africa
  • Mozambique
  • Zimbabwe
  • Zambia
  • Angola
  • Botswana
  • Tanzania
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Ghana
  • Liberia
  • Guinea Bissau
  • Lesotho
  • Sierra Leone
  • Mauritius
  • Nigeria