LHI Continues Consulting Services in Mauritius on 16 Sites for Coastal Protection, Landscaping, and Infrastructure Improvements
10th August 2022
LHI together with LuxConsult (Mtius) Ltd secures a comprehensive coastal stabilization project in Mauritius. The Ministry of Environment, Solid Waste Management and Climate Change (MoESWMCC) plan to implement coastal protection works and beach rehabilitation works including, landscaping for the vulnerable sites at various locations on the island. In line with the main project objective, a detailed assessment is anticipated to be conducted and the vulnerable sites that have been chosen will be protected, in keeping with the primary project purpose. Thus, this project includes coastal protection, landscaping, and infrastructure development works for 16 individual sites, including Trou aux Biches, Albion, La Preneuse public beach, La Mivoie Rivière Noire, Le Morne, La Prairie public beach, Bel Ombre, Pointe Des Lascars, Riambel, Rivière des Galets, St Felix public beach, Blue Bay public beach, Pointe d’Esny, Pointe des Regates, Bois des Amourettes and Poste de Flacq, distributed over Mauritius' stunning landscape. LHI is prepared to provide a comprehensive and customized product in accordance with seven main stages (Stage 1: Inception phase and prioritization of projects, Stage 2: Preliminary designs, Stage 3: Preparation of detailed designs for retained options, Stage 4: Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Stage 5: Bidding documents, Stage 6: Construction supervision, Stage 7: Post-construction). These stages will be accomplished by assessing the present coastal and lagoon ecosystems, coastal morphology, hydrodynamics, risks and impacts of climate change, and the causes of erosion, proposing options for coastal protection measures, assessing the effects of hydrodynamics on coastal structures and the impacts of coastal structures on the coastal hydrodynamics, proposing options for adaptation to climate change, conducting Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), and conducting other related tasks. The project is funded by the Government of Mauritius and is scheduled to complete in 2025.