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NID: Bismarck Infrastructure Project, Weipe area of Musina Municipality, Vhembe District, Limpopo Province

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Notice of Intent to Develop: Development of a dam on the farms Bismarck 116 MS and Koningsmark 117 MS, connecting pipelines and orchards on Bismarck 116 MS in the Weipe area of Musina Municipality, Vhembe District, Limpopo Province

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AGES Limpopo (Pty) Ltd has been appointed to undertake the environmental impact assessment process for the proposed dam in an unnamed tributary of the Kongoloop and Limpopo River on the farms Bismarck 116 MS and Koningsmark 117 MS, connecting pipelines and new orchards in the Weipe area, of the Vhembe District, Limpopo Province. The project activities entail the following: - Construction of an in-stream dam in an unnamed tributary of the Kongoloop and Limpopo River for the storage of water for irrigation purposes with a main dam wall height of 30 meters, surface area of 245 hectares and storage capacity of approximately 20 575 000 cubic metres. Water will be pumped from the Limpopo River during surface flow according to the existing lawful use. The dam will be built in three phases. - Construction of three 630 mm pipelines to fill the dam and irrigate the orchards. - Clearance of approximately 700 ha of indigenous vegetation for orchards. The orchards will be developed in phases.

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 12:35

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15517

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