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THE DEVELOPMENT OF A 6 KM PIPELINE AND ASSOCIATED INFRASTRUCTURE ON PORTIONS 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 AND 8, FARM NO. 410, SOUTHERN FARMS, SKUIT DRIFT, NORTHERN CAPE.

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THE DEVELOPMENT OF A 6 KM PIPELINE AND ASSOCIATED INFRASTRUCTURE ON PORTIONS 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 AND 8, FARM NO. 410, SOUTHERN FARMS, SKUIT DRIFT, NORTHERN CAPE. The Property, currently comprises 390 ha vineyard and 64 ha date orchards, and is solely dependent on the Orange River water source in order to irrigate existing crops. The Client has already obtained environmental authorisation to expand existing agricultural activities with 10 ha vineyard and 236 ha date orchards. In order to successfully irrigate additional crop fields11 500 m3 and 14 500 m3 of water is needed respectively. As current water rights allows these quantities to be extracted and utilized, the Client wish to develop a new pipeline (0.4 m diameter) of approximately 6 km. The proposed pipeline will cross Portions 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; and 8 of The Property (Farm No 410) to ultimately connect with Kudu’s poort dam. The new pipeline will run along the same path as existing pipelines which links three dams that are present on The Property i.e. Luipertshoek dam, Elandskloof dam and Kudu’s poort dam.

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Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 11:35

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9408

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Dept CaseReference DueDate FinalDecision
DENC NC/BA/16/ZMF/KAI/AUG1/2015 01/07/2016

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