Zandvlei Trust

The Grootboskloof River inspection on 18 October 2008.

We met at Neva Road, and walked up stream to Spaanschmat Road, then down to the M3, where we found a team of people contracted by the City's Engineering dept to clear the blockage of the culvert under the Firgrove bridge.

Those participating, Martin Thompson, Cassy Sheasby, Joy Garman, Farrel Smith, Sharon McCallum, Dennis Davies, George Ellis, James Forsyth, Liz Brunette, Lee Leith, and Gavin Lawson.

 

Martin briefing all on what we were inspecting      The first washed out base around a sewer connection.

 

A deep pool which will undercut these trees         The river course is cut deep beside the stables.

 

Gabbions damaged by the floods.                      Farrel making notes for the report.

 

Bridge on Spaanschemat Road.                         More damage to gabions further downstream.

This pool was washed away.                              This support wall is being undercut.

This detention pond is filled with silt from           Dumping at the end of Willow Road.                                                                                                                                       

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