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- Updated 25/08/2017

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Weather

Rainfall: August 2017:
1983 - 2017 1.2mm
   
Temps:
1992 - 2017
Max: 34°C
Min: 07°C
   
7/14 Day forecast - Ingwelala

Reserve Affairs

16/09/2017

Please note: The full Reserve Report is available on the Downloads page.

General:

  1. Our condolences are expressed to the Bezuidenhout family in Bungalow # 62 over the recent passing of a close family member.

Staff Movement

Nil.

Roads & Tracks

  • Fence Road river crossing was graded and compacted.
  • On Ingwelala drive, potholes were filled with suitable material and levelled.
  • Along Thorpe’s boundary on Buffelsbed, the northern end river crossing was graded and compacted.

Airstrip

  • The surface was dragged with tractor and tyre.
  • The airstrip surface is inspected on a weekly basis and general condition recorded in a register.
  • A reminder that all airstrip users must complete (once off) an Ingwelala Airstrip Indemnity Form before making use of the airstrip. Indemnity forms are obtainable from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Guest pilots must also complete the form before using the airstrip.

Fencing

  • The Camp fence was breached on three different occasions, a significant change to previous months.
  • Regular maintenance was done on the fence throughout the month.

Bomas, Hides and Picnic Sites

  • These facilities are inspected and cleaned on a regular basis.

Security

  • No incidents on Ingwelala during the reporting period.

Road Kill

  • Nil

General Fire risk management

  • Veld fire and general fire risk remains very high due to the dry winter conditions..
  • Fire-fighting equipment is checked on a weekly basis.
  • X 2 tractors available to assist with fire-fighting (x2 water drawn carts).
  • X 1 “Bakkie-Sakkie” serviceable and responsive on a “first call” basis.
  • X 20 fire beaters and and x 4 knap-sack sprays in good working order.

Water reticulation

  • Yield data for the boreholes is reflected in the following table, comparative with previous months:
BOREHOLE Jan
2017
Feb
2017
Mar
2017
Apr
2017
May
2017
Jun
2017
July
2017
Aug
2017
Sept
2016
Oct
2016
Nov
2016
Dec
2016
BH NO 1 1095 97 87 188 298 34 0 428 283 106 53 175
BH NO 2 949 669 1005 1141 1000 1043 1113 959 921 642 814 883
BH NO 3 193 683 342 6814 557 151 1176 531 834 518 473 320
BH NO 4 812 753 322 425 483 181 78 0 855 894 911 884
BH NO 5 345 245 353 455 467 238 158 151 473 446 470 392
BH NO 6 650 107 683 622 675 367 769 1018 593 586 394 690
BH NO 7 288 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 425 565 455 207
BH NO 9 Solar Solar Solar Solar Solar Solar Solar Solar Solar Solar Solar Solar
J.B 0 0 0 43 278 491 1282 350 111 0 0 0
GOODEHOOP 0 0 0 780 1395 1312 290 664 753 762 870 507
 

Eskom Usage

The following graph shows the monthly Eskom Usage (Kwh) for Ingwelala.

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Vehicles and Workshop

  • The general fleet and static plant maintenance is 100% compliant with the servicing schedule.

Gate Statistics

GATE STATISTICS Jan
2017
Feb
2017
Mar
2017
Apr
2017
May
2017
Jun
2017
Jul
2017
Aug
2017
Sept
2016
Oct
2016
Nov
2016
Dec
2016
VEHICLES 179 145 245 397 162 251 263 282 256 218 185 458
MEMBERS/GUESTS 481 437 798 1328 465 818 940 945 689 609 614 1341
UNACCOMP. GUESTS 0 8 0 34 0 3 4 4 3 0 2 0
UNITS OCCUPIED 159 91 140 222 114 150 147 161 143 138 113 213
AIRBORNE VISITORS 8 7 3 17 2 16 17 5 8 11 7 2