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Reserve Affairs
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- Updated 25/08/2017

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Weather

Rainfall: October 2017:
1983 - 2017 23.0mm
   
Temps:
1992 - 2017
Max: 40°C
Min: 12°C
   
7/14 Day forecast - Ingwelala

Reserve Affairs

15/11/2017

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

General:

  1. Please be reminded the AGM is on 16 November 2017. Registration is at 18h00. The venue is Johannesburg Country Club: Woodmead.

Staff Movement

  • Nil

Roads & Tracks

  • Fence Road river crossing was graded and compacted.
  • Further work was carried out on potholes along Ingwelala Drive

Airstrip

  • The airstrip surface is inspected on a weekly basis and general condition recorded in a register.
  • The airstrip surface was dragged by tractor and tyre after the first rains. Cross water run-off was levelled.
  • 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 not breached during the reporting period.
  • Regular fence maintenance was carried out. Damaged corner posts from past breaches were replaced.

Bomas, Hides and Picnic Sites

  • motswari cornerThe damaged retaining walls at the Motswari Corner picnic site were reconstructed. Thank you for your patience while this site was under repair.

Security

  • No incidents on Ingwelala during the reporting period.

Road Kill

  • Nil

General Fire risk management

  • Veld fire and general fire risk remains relatively high due to the dry grass 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
2017
Oct
2017
Nov
2016
Dec
2016
BH NO 1 1095 97 87 188 298 34 0 428 277 150 53 175
BH NO 2 949 669 1005 1141 1000 1043 1113 959 1082 992 814 883
BH NO 3 193 683 342 6814 557 151 1176 531 653 534 473 320
BH NO 4 812 753 322 425 483 181 78 0 0 0 911 884
BH NO 5 345 245 353 455 467 238 158 151 159 293 470 392
BH NO 6 650 107 683 622 675 367 769 1018 1082 1218 394 690
BH NO 7 288 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 455 207
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 58 0 0 0
GOODEHOOP 0 0 0 780 1395 1312 290 664 480 1119 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.

Reception Statistics

GATE STATISTICS Jan
2017
Feb
2017
Mar
2017
Apr
2017
May
2017
Jun
2017
Jul
2017
Aug
2017
Sept
2017
Oct
2017
Nov
2016
Dec
2016
VEHICLES 179 145 245 397 162 251 263 282 230 174 185 458
MEMBERS/GUESTS 481 437 798 1328 465 818 940 945 727 601 614 1341
UNACCOMP. GUESTS 0 8 0 34 0 3 4 4 7 9 2 0
UNITS OCCUPIED 159 91 140 222 114 150 147 161 140 117 113 213
AIRBORNE VISITORS 8 7 3 17 2 16 17 5 4 9 7 2