oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Kokstad drought relief : water news from Shands

Volume 13, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Extracted from text ... Kokstad drought relief THE TOWN OF KOKSTAD in southern KwaZulu-Natal has suffered below-average rainfall since 2001. By the end of 2003 the situation was very serious, as the capacity of the town's sole source of water, the Crystal Springs Dam, was down to 10 %. An application for drought relief funding, drafted by Ninham Shand in conjunction with officials from the Greater Kokstad Municipality and Sisonke District Municipality, was submitted to DWAF and a sum of R4 million was granted early in 2004 to the Water Services Authority (Sisonke District Municipality) for Kokstad. A drought relief task team was formed and ..

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