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n Water&Sanitation Africa - Tackling alien invasives - water security

Volume 15 Number 1
  • ISSN : 1990-8857

Abstract

The roll-out of a new alien invasive plant clearing project in the Kouga and Kromme River systems near Kareedouw and Joubertina is set to substantially increase the water flow to three of Port Elizabeth’s supply dams while bringing much-needed job creation to the Langkloof region. Implemented by the Gamtoos Irrigation Board on behalf of the Department of Environmental Affairs, the one-year National Resource Management project has employed 61 contractors and 800 workers to clear 950 densely populated hectares along the Diep River and its tributaries.

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2020-01-31
2020-10-19

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