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

Notice of IWULA process - Canelands Remediation

Dow AgroScience Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd (DAS) proposes to undertake remediation activities at the Canelands site located at Old Mill Road, Verulam in the 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) has been appointed by DAS as an independent Environmental Assessment Practitioner (EAP) to undertake the necessary Integrated Water Use Licence Application (IWULA) required for the proposed project.

Attached below is a Background Information Document (BID) that provides more information. You can become involved in this process by:

  1. Registering as an Interested and Affected Party (complete and return the attached registration / comment sheet on the last page of the BID and send it back to us); and
  2. Sharing this information with anyone that you believe may be interested or affected. You are welcome to forward this email to others for their information.
The Site Notice boards and a locality map are also attached for your information.


The IWULA will be compiled and made available for public review in the first half of this year. You will be notified when the draft IWULA is made available for review.


Should you need more information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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

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