Construction of a New Kanaal dam on Portion 12 of Farm, Kamanatieloop No. 139, Oudtshoorn

30 September 2020 to 30 October 2020

HilLand Environmental, independent Environmental Assessment Practitioners (EAPs), have been appointed by the applicant, Klein Karoo Saad Produksie (Pty) Ltd, represented by Mr D Malan (CEO & owner), to ensure compliance with the National Environmental Management Act of 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998), as amended, and the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA, 2014) Regulations, as amended, for the proposed development of a new Kanaal dam on Portion 12 of the Farm 139 (Kamanatieloop), Oudtshoorn.

Klein Karoo Saad Produksie (Pty) Ltd intends to construct a dam to store allocated water in order to enhance the assurance of the supply of irrigation water demands on the existing 63 ha export seed plantations. The proposed development will entail the construction of a Kanaal dam in the middle-western side of the property, adjacent to the existing Bo Kanaal.

The following Draft Scoping Report will be available for a 30-day commenting period commencing today 30th September 2020 (30 September 2020 – 30 October 2020). Please provide us with your comments / concerns relating to the proposed activity during the timeframe in written format via fax or email. Please note that you need to declare your interest in the above matter.

Please note if you do not have access to e-mail and / or are experiencing any problems with downloading information, please do not hesitate to contact this office and we will assist you according to your needs/requirements.

Additionally, a full hard copy of the Draft Scoping Report and associate appendices are available at HilLand Environmental’s office. Should you wish to view this document, please make sure to make an appointment with the administrative department at or Tel: (044) 889 0229. You will view the document with provided disposable gloves while all of the necessary Covid-19 hygiene protocols and social distancing will be implemented.

If you require any further information or assistance, please contact us on (044) 889 0229 (Tel) 086 542 5248 (fax) or Email:


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Draft Scoping Report for the proposed new Kanaal Dam on Portion 12 of Farm 139, Kamanatieloop, Oudtshoorn


Appendix A – Figure 1 – Locality map of Portion 12 of Farm 139

Appendix B – Figure 1a -Site Development Plan of the proposal

Appendix B – Figure 1a -Site Development Plan of the proposed dam (zoomed in)

Appendix B – Technical Site Development Plans

Appendix C – Biodiversity Mapping – Figure 2 – CBA, ESA and ONA mapping

Appendix C – Biodiversity Mapping – Figure 3a – NBA Original Extent with overlay (2018 data)

Appendix C – Biodiversity Mapping – Figure 3b – Remaining Extent NBA with overlay (2018 data)

Appendix C – Biodiversity Mapping – Figure 4 – NFEPA (zoomed in)

Appendix C – Biodiversity Mapping – Figure 4 – NFEPA

Appendix D – Screening Tool Report – August 2020

Appendix E – Public Participation Process

Appendix E – Annexure A – Notification of neighbouring properties

Appendix E – Annexure B – List of Registered I&APs

Appendix E – Annexure C – Legal Adverts

Appendix E – Annexure D – Site Notice

Appendix E – Annexure E – WULA process Meeting Minutes and Preliminary Comments Received

Appendix E – Annexure F – Proof of Notification of the Draft Scoping Report


Appendix F – Photographic Record of the Site

Appendix G – Technical Report (Gorra Water, 2020)

Appendix H – Social Specialist Report (MA & Associates)

Appendix I – Freshwater Specialist Assessment and Addendum (Confluent Environmental, 2018 & 2020)

Appendix J – Specialist Botanical Impact Assessment (Jan Vlok, February 2017)

Appendix K – Notice of Intent to Develop submitted to HWC

Appendix L – CV of EAPs and Declaration