Proposed Umdloti Beach Far South Sewage Infrastructure Project - 18 June 2018
Thank you for your participation and submission as I&APs with regards to the above mentioned proposed project.
We have received a letter on 8 August 2018 notifying us of the following decision reached:
The appointed professional environmental services, by 1World Consultants (Pty) Ltd (1WC), for the proposed Umdloti Beach Far South Sewage Pump Station, Rising Main, Gravity Sewer Reticulation and Access Road. eThekwini Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal refers. The following points have been listed:
The required Participation process was undertaken for the above mentioned project, during which the following was found:
- The proposed site allocated for construction of the pump station and access road, occurs within a conservation servitude, that has been earmarked as part of the neighbouring Sibaya development.
- Majority of the affected Umdloti residents, as well as members of the UIP who actively participated in this process, strongly opposed the proposed project.
- The pump station is a crucial aspect of this project, as houses within the project area can only be connected to the existing sewer reticulation via pumping.
- Taking this into consideration the eThekwini Municipality: Department of Water & Sanitation (EWS), has decided that they will no longer continue with this proposed project, until a new site for the pump station has been allocated and approved.See formal notification of above findings here.