March, 2009  // Posts published in March, 2009

20 Mar Posted by in Environment | 3 comments

Something smells around here…

After ongoing complaints from local residents about the stench from the Strandfontein sewerage works, the Friends of Zeekoevlei and Rondevlei and the Zeekoevlei Civic Association undertook a site visit to the treatment works on 4 March 2009. These pictures are a selection of what they found in the back dunes north and east of the […]


19 Mar Posted by in Environment | Comments

Annexure 2: Record of latest malfunctioning of CFWWTW

23 October 2008 – It was noted in the minutes of a FBEP steering committee meeting that ‘the CFWWTW seemed ‘smellier’ than normal and it was queried if there were any process issues.’ 6 November 2008 – Letter from Richard Cammell, Chairperson of Zeekoevlei Civic Association to Councillor Basil Lee, enquiring on behalf of Zeekoevlei […]


19 Mar Posted by in Environment | 1 comment

Objection against the positive Record of Decision on the Pelikan Park development

ANNEXURE 1: STATEMENT – GROUNDS FOR APPEAL The False Bay Ecology Park (FBEP) includes two nature reserves, sensitive wetlands, an Important Bird Area and supports critically endangered fauna and flora. The FBEP is the site of the majority of the City’s environmental education programmes and provides disadvantaged urban children the opportunity to experience nature. It […]


18 Mar Posted by in Environment | Comments

Cape Town to set up Coastal Protection Zone

From BuaNews – 17 Mar 2009 Cape Town – In a bid to prevent further degradation of Cape Town’s world famous coastline, the City has recommended that urgent steps be taken to establish a Coastal Protection Zone. A dedicated unit to manage the coastal environment will also be appointed. In a report to the Planning […]