Maintenance Management Plan (MMP):

Maintenance and Management of the structures and infrastructure within the Dorps River for the Prince Albert municipal infrastructure

HilLand Environmental (Pty) Ltd have been appointed as the Environmental Assessment Practitioners (EAP) by the applicant, Prince Albert Municipality, represented by SMEC South Africa, to ensure compliance with regulations contained in the National Environmental Management Act (NEMA Act No. 107 of 1998) and the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations (2014), as amended, for the Maintenance Management Plan for maintenance and management of the structures and infrastructure within the Dorps River for the Prince Abert Municipal infrastructure, Prince Albert.

The proposal is to replace damaged pipeline sections and secure with brackets to the riverbank/bed or road verge, refurbish or replace gabion structures, rehabilitate eroded areas, repair erosion protection structures and reinstate road verge retaining walls. The scope of the works is a permanent solution to the current flood-damaged boreholes, pipeline river crossings and water pipelines and the future maintenance thereof.

 The MMP and associated appendices for maintenance to be undertaken is available for a 30-day comment period (20 June 2024 – 22 July 2024).  

In order to ensure that you are registered as an Interested and Affected Party (I&APs), please send your details, motivation for participation and any preliminary inputs in written format via email ( to HilLand Environmental. Only registered I&APs will receive further notifications on the process.   Please note that all information will form part of the public record in terms of POPIA.


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