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16/01/2019

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

Staff Movement

  • Nil.

Roads & Tracks

  • As and when required, trees pushed over by elephants were removed where necessary.
  • The servicing of the mitre drains commenced on Goedehoop, 20 % completed.
  • Information signage on the various properties, indicating boundaries etc, will require replacing in the near future

Airstrip

  • Regular visits to the airstrip surface were done and recorded in the inspection register.
  • It was not necessary to carry out any major repairs during the month.
  • A reminder please that all airstrip users must complete (once off) an 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

  • A few minor electrical shorts were repaired during the month.
  • On a number of occasions, game viewer vehicles pulled out the horizontal wires from the strainers at the various entry/exit points in Camp.
  • The replacing of the steel wires and Y-standards on the Camp fence remains work in progress, time permitting.

Bomas, Hides and Picnic Sites

  • Concrete tables and benches were sanded down and painted ahead of the busy holiday period.
  • Repairs were affected to the damaged toilet (Eco-loo) at Howard’s Hope on Goedehoop.

Security

  • No incidents on Ingwelala during the reporting period.

Road Kill

  • 2 x Scrub hares

General Fire risk management

Veld fire and general fire risk rating is currently very high given the extremely dry conditions.

  • Fire-fighting equipment is checked on a weekly basis.
  • X 1 tractor 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.
  • X 2 “frog pumps” fully operational.

Eskom Usage

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

Vehicles and Workshop

  • The general fleet and static plant maintenance is 100% compliant with the servicing schedule.
  • The Ford tractor (F2) fuel injectors were serviced.

Reception Statistics

GATE STATISTICS Jan
2018
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2018
VEHICLES 128 138 340 311 171 304 273 321 273 256 209 454
MEMBERS/GUESTS 357 356 956 988 453 907 793 1002 751 742 536 1317
UNACCOMP. GUESTS 0 8 0 0 2 8 0 0 4 29 2 0
UNITS OCCUPIED 136 75 173 233 135 160 170 168 141 134 110 201
AIRBORNE VISITORS 9 3 3 4 8 3 5 8 9 18 6 10

 


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