Integrated Water Use Licence Application for the undertaking of remediation activities at Canelands, KwaZulu-Natal Province

Canelands Remediation - Final IWULA submission

 

Notice is hereby given of the submission of the final Integrated Water Use Licence Application (IWULA) by Dow Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd (DOW). The Remediation Order dated 1 December 2017 requires DOW to undertake the remediation of contaminated groundwater at the Canelands site located at Old Mill Road, Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal Province. In accordance with the National Water Act, Act No.36 of 1998 (NWA), a Water Use Licence is required for the remediation of the contaminated groundwater at the Canelands site. The relevant licensing / competent authority for this project is the Department of Water and Sanitation, KwaZulu-Natal Province (DWS KZN).

Jones & Wagener (Pty) Ltd Engineering & Environmental Consultants (J&W) was appointed by DOW to undertake the IWULA for the treatment and remediation of contaminated groundwater at the Canelands site located at Old Mill Road, Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal, as required by the Remediation Order dated 1 December 2017.

 

Water uses applied for in terms of section 21 of the National Water Act (Act 36 of 1998)

  • S21 (c):   Impeding or diverting the flow of water in a watercourse;
  • S21 (g):   Disposing of waste or water containing waste in a manner which may    

               detrimentally impact on a water resource;

  • S21 (i):   Altering the bed, banks, course or characteristics of a watercourse; and
  • S21 (j):    Removing, discharging or disposing of water found underground if it is 

               necessary for the efficient continuation of an activity or for the safety of people.

 

An IWULA report, compiled according to the guidelines and GNR 267 of 24 March 2017 published by the DWS was made available for public review from 7 August 2018 – 8 October 2018.

After the public review period ended, all comments received were incorporated into the final documents. A hard copy and electronic copy of the Final IWULA report and Water Use Licence Application forms were submitted to the DWS for authority review on 26 October 2018. 

For more information, please contact: 

Anelle Lotter / Gina Martin

Jones & Wagener (Pty) Ltd

Postal address: PO Box 1434, Rivonia, 2128

Tel: 012 667 4860 or 011 519 0200

Fax: 012 667 6128 or 011 519 0201

Email: anelle@jaws.co.za or gina@jaws.co.za

 

A full copy of the final report and appendices may be accessed below.

 

Attachments:

CESANOSAISO 9001