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Public Meeting - Determination of Water Resource Quality Objectives
Start Date: Mar 31, 2014
End Date: Mar 31, 2014
Venue: Protea Hotel, 167 Jellicoe Street, eMalahleni
Description: The Department of Water Affairs has commissioned a process to determine resource quality objectives (RQOs) for all of the water resources (rivers, wetlands , groundwater and dams) of the Olifants , Upper and Lower Vaal water management areas. The purpose of RQOs is to establish clear goals relating to the quality of the water resources. In determining RQOs a balance is sought between the need to protect and sustain water resources and the need to use them.

Public meetings will be held to discuss the proposed RQOs for the Olifants, Lower and Upper Vaal Water Management Areas. Stakeholders and interested parties that can contribute to this process are welcome to attend the meetings .

Meeting: Upper Olifants RQOs Public Meeting
Date: 31 March 2014
Venue: Protea Hotel, 167 Jellicoe Street, eMalahleni
Time: 10h00 - 13h00

Meeting: Lower Vaal RQOs Public Meeting
Date: 10 April 2014
Venue: Flamingo Casino, Transvaal Rd, Kimberley
Time: 10h00 - 13h00

Meeting: Lower Olifants RQOs Public Meeting
Date: 1 April 2014
Venue: Mopane Country Lodge, R40 between Phalaborwa & Hoedspruit Phalaborwa
Time: 10h00 - 13h00

Meeting: Upper Vaal RQOs Public Meeting
Date: 11 April 2014
Venue: Manhattan Hotel, 247 Scheiding Street, Pretoria
Time: 10h00 - 13h00

Free transport (busses) will be available as follows : eMalahleni: At the Total Garage at Reyno Ridge on Hans Strydom Avenue (Spring Valley) and the "2by2" Community Hal l in Hlalanikahle. Phalaborwa: From the Makhushane Tribal Authority in Ga-Makhushane and Mashishimale Lutheran Church in Ga•Mashishimale. Kimberley: At the Percival Jas Community Hall in Rediri le and Masakhane Community Development Centre, Retswele. Pretoria: From the Kopanong Community Hall in Soshanguve; Mamelodi Community Hall in Mamelodi and Hammanskraal Community Hall in Hammanskraal. Please note that busses will depart at 08h30.
Please RSVP:
Mandisa Ndaba (Institute of Natural Resources)
E-mail: MNdaba@inr.org.za
Cell: 033 346 0796.
For more information contact:
Boitumelo Sejamoholo ( Department of Water Affairs)
Tel: 012 336 8372
E-mail: SejamoholoB@dwa.gov.za
Issued by: Department of Water Affairs
Website: http://www.dwa.gov.za/
Created By: CPSI
Organizers: Issued by: Department of Water Affairs
Participation Requirements: Open

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