PHICRON assesses the potential environmental and social impacts of various development projects and develops appropriate mitigation measures. The Firm Conducts Environmental and Social Impact Assessments for Roads, Railways, Airports, Ports and Harbors, Water Supply, Sewerage, Thermal Power, Electrical Transmission Lines, Industries in General, Mining Development, Oil and Gas Pipelines, Cement Plants, Fertilizer Plants, Diversion Channels, Forestry, Irrigation and Waste Disposal Facilities.
PHICRON conducts Environment, Health and Safety Audits on existing projects on an annual basis as required by law to determine the compliance of these projects towards the laid Environmental laws and standards. PHICRON does audits on to the following sectors: Roads and Railways, Airports, Ports and Harbors, Shopping Complexes, Supermarkets, Water Supply Systems, Sewerage Infrastructure, Thermal Power Plants and Associated Facilities, Electrical Transmission Lines, Industries in General, Mining Developments, Oil and Gas Pipelines, Cement Plants, Fertilizer Plants, Diversion Channels, Forestry, Irrigation And Waste Disposal Facilities, Parks, Hotels etc.
It is our intention that our clients undergo the fewest inconveniences in the course of running their enterprises, to this end, we effectively and promptly offer services for processing regulatory licenses and permits issued by NEMA, ERC, Planning Departments, or other regulatory bodies.
Involuntary Resettlement occurs as a result of project-related land acquisition, permanent or temporary, and restrictions on community use of land, associated natural and customary resources. The disruption or displacement can be physical and/or economic, and voluntary or involuntary. PHICRON designs and implements RAPs for various infrastructural development projects like Roads, Power Transmission Lines, Dams, Industries, Irrigation and Agricultural Projects, Large-Scale Housing, Re-Afforestation, etc.
PHICRON provides expert Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) advisory services to our clients so as to ensure the safety of the workplace as well as that of the surrounding community. The firm utilizes guidelines set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 2007 as well as those provided by the World Bank International Finance Cooperation (IFC), African Development Bank (AfDB), World Health Organization (WHO) and other relevant agencies to ensure EHS compliance. Our approach to EHS management is based on international standards: ISO 14001 and OHS 18001.
Strategic planning is the process of determining a company's long-term goals and then identifying thebest approach for achieving those goals. PHICRON has strength in formulation and assisting in the Implementation, Monitoring, and Evaluation of Strategic Plans for Governmental Departments/Institutions, NGOs, etc. PHICRON assists in the overview of the Strategic Planning Process including Vison and Mission Statement, Environmental Scan, Strategy Formulation, Implementation, and Control. The strategic plans are on matters relating to environment such Energy, Solid Waste Management, Watershed Management etc.
PHICRON conducts VCA for natural resource products by assessing the resource and linking upstream agents in production and distribution processes to downstream partners by technical, economic, territorial, institutional, and social relationships. This helps create awareness of available supply and demand of the natural resource product and by so doing fosters an environment where resource exploitation is successful.
PHICRON offers management services for natural resources such as land, water, soil, plants, and animals, with a particular focus on how management affects the quality of life for both present and future generations (stewardship). Natural Resource Management specifically focuses on a scientific and technical understanding of resources and ecology and the life-supporting capacity of those resources. Natural Resource Management brings together land use planning, water management, biodiversity conservation, and the future sustainability of industries like agriculture, mining, tourism, fisheries and forestry. To achieve set objectives, we work closely with the line ministries at the count and national level, NEMA, and other pertinent stakeholders.
PHICRON provides advisory services to County governments, property developers, & managers among other development agencies in Kenya on how to properly collect and handle wastewater. We develop frameworks for wastewater management and train the relevant stakeholders. It is realized that improved wastewater management is an essential element in efforts to make Kenya more water efficient at the same time greatly reducing the likely health hazard brought forth by mismanaged wastewater. PHICRON ensures regular checks and provides means for handling sewage/wastewater generated from any proposed project. Regular monitoring of effluent quality helps to ensure that the stipulated discharge laws and policy standards are not violated.
PHICRON has a team of highly competent hydrogeological experts in the field of water resources assessment, rural water development, highly specialized groundwater studies such as groundwater modeling for urban water supply schemes, drilling, geo-technical studies, soil surveys, groundwater quality and contamination surveys. PHICRON carries out hydrogeological studies, which provide information on ground water occurrence in different terrains and are essential for future planning of ground water development and management. Ground water is replenishable and dynamic in nature; therefore it becomes essential to conduct periodic hydrogeological studies to assess the qualitative and quantitative changes in the ground water regime on a spatial and temporal scale.