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|Title: ||Environmental audit report for the registration of desalination plant at Veligandu Island Resort & Spa, AA. Veligandu, Maldives|
|Authors: ||Land and Marine Environmental Resources Group|
|Keywords: ||Desalination plant|
Existing physical environment
Existing marine environment
Water resources and supply
Environmental compliance and performance
Environmental monitoring plan
Environmental audit report
|Issue Date: ||Oct-2011|
|Citation: ||Land and Marine Environmental Resources Group. (2011). Environmental audit report for the registration of desalination plant at Veligandu Island Resort & Spa, AA. Veligandu, Maldives. Male': Maldives|
|Abstract: ||This Environmental Audit report assesses the environmental components associated with the
operation of existing desalination plant at Veligandu Island Resort & Spa North Aril atoll. This report
cover specific impact areas resulting from the desalination plant as outlined in the Terms of
reference provided by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of Maldives. These specifics are in
accordance with the environmental compliance that has to be followed for the registration of Water
Section of EPA (Appendix 1). In addition to this water section of EPA also requires the proponent to
provide specific technical information when desalination plants are registered as specified in their
regulation. A copy of this regulation is given in Appendix 2.
Veligandu resort is located in the North Ari Atoll and it is operated as a tourist resort by the Crown
Company Pvt. Ltd. The resort consists of 83 rooms; 17 Beach Villa and 55 Water Villa.
This environment audit is in accordance with the requirement of Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA) guidelines. EPA requires submitting an Environmental Impact Assessment report in applying
for registration for desalination plant.
The desalination in the island has been operating under the provisional license for the operation of
tourist resort at Veligandu Island. This island is equipped with all the necessary equipment all the
facilities which require for providing quality services to tourists who arrive the island.
The existing desalination plant produce the water required to meet the demand of the island.|
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