Saturday, 8 December 2012

Umgeni River canalisation | public meeting | 12th December 2012 @ 17h30 at the City Engineers Department

Umgeni River canalisation
The following is a Notice that appears on Riverside Road in respect of canalisation of the uMngeni, north bank, for a stretch of 1 km, from the location of the Islamic graveyard at NCP Alcohols, under Connaught Bridge, to just beyond the garden refuse site near the market area opposite the Umgeni River Bird Park.  The final page of the document available at the website link below displays a map clearly indicating the proposed canalisation.


A public meeting will be held on the 12th December 2012 @ 17h30 at the City Engineers Department, City EngineersBuilding, in the meeting room above the 6th Floor, 166 K E Masinga Road ( previously Old Fort Road), Durban

Entrance is via Archie Gumede Road (previously Old Fort Place), through the boom gates.



GIBB (Pty) Ltd (GIBB) has been commissioned by the eThekwini Municipality (Coastal, Stormwater &Catchment Management) to conduct an application for environmental authorization in the form of a Basic Assessment for the proposed widening and canalization of a section of the Umgeni River.


The draft Basic Assessment Report (dBAR) is complete and is available for public review at the GIBB offices in IBM House, 2nd Floor, 54 Norfolk Terrace, Westville 3630 and Durban North Library.



The report can also be downloaded from this page. http://projects.gibb.co.za/en-us/projects/umgenirivercanalisation.aspx




WAY FORWARD
Should you wish to express your views regarding this proposed development, please send us your written comments.The names of all registered I&APs, together with the comments received will be incorporated into the Environmental Impact Assessment application and will be submitted to DEA.

Please submit your name, contact information (address, telephone number, e-mail address, postal address) and written comments to the contact person below.

Our Contact Details:
Katherine de Jong
2nd Floor, IBM House, 54 Norfolk Terrace,
Westville, Durban

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