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19/05/2018

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

Staff Movement

  • We welcome Chris and Janet Mayes to the management team

Roads & Tracks

  • River crossings were graded ahead of the busy holiday period
  • Ruts in Kudu Road were levelled where required.
  • The mitre drains along Fence Road were serviced.

Airstrip

  • The airstrip surface was inspected on a regular basis and the general condition recorded in a register.
  • The apron was graded and compacted using heavy steel “railway line” material. This was very effective in removing the hardy weeds and thorns on the apron.
  • 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

  • Elephants breached the fence on nine occasions.

Bomas, Hides and Picnic Sites

  • All checked and serviced on a regular basis.

Security

  • No incidents on Ingwelala during the reporting period.

Road Kill

  • X 2 Squirrels.

General Fire risk management

  • Veld fire and general fire risk in the veld is low given the sparse ground cover.
  • 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.

Water reticulation

  • Yield data for the boreholes is reflected in the following table, comparative with previous months:
BOREHOLE Jan
2018
Feb
2018
Mar
2018
Apr
2018
May
2017
Jun
2017
July
2017
Aug
2017
Sept
2017
Oct
2017
Nov
2017
Dec
2017
BH NO 1 189 0 1 1 298 34 0 428 277 150 0 149
BH NO 2 1247 877 1103 1133 1000 1043 1113 959 1082 992 1274 1603
BH NO 3 500 627 654 654 557 151 1176 531 653 534 682 425
BH NO 4 0 03 0 0 483 181 78 0 0 0 768 0
BH NO 5 506 468 523 487 467 238 158 151 159 293 517 534
BH NO 6 481 234 347 347 675 367 769 1018 1082 1218 1055 565
BH NO 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 842 721 1317 1017 1395 1312 290 664 480 1119 774 1297
 

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.

Reception Statistics

GATE STATISTICS Jan
2018
Feb
2018
Mar
2018
Apr
2018
May
2017
Jun
2017
Jul
2017
Aug
2017
Sept
2017
Oct
2017
Nov
2017
Dec
2017
VEHICLES 128 138 340 311 162 251 263 282 230 174 135 347
MEMBERS/GUESTS 357 356 956 988 465 818 940 945 727 601 399 1060
UNACCOMP. GUESTS 0 8 0 0 0 3 4 4 7 9 2 7
UNITS OCCUPIED 136 75 173 233 114 150 147 161 140 117 81 177
AIRBORNE VISITORS 9 3 3 4 2 16 17 5 4 9 6 1

 


Regular Features from the Monthly Reserve Report: