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- Updated 25/08/2017

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Weather

Rainfall: September 2017:
1983 - 2017 0.0mm
   
Temps:
1992 - 2017
Max: 34°C
Min: 07°C
   
7/14 Day forecast - Ingwelala

Reserve Affairs

19/10/2017

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

  • Nil

Airstrip

  • The airstrip surface is inspected on a weekly basis and general condition recorded in a register.
  • There was no further work done on the surface this month.
  • 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 seven different occasions, a significant change to the behavior of the bulls, where a lot more damage was caused to the water reticulation throughout the camp. This resulted in some days where the camp was out of water for considerable lengths of time. Thank you for your understanding and patience while staff repaired the breakages.
  • Two temporary staff were employed to assist with fence repairs.

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 veld 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
2016
Nov
2016
Dec
2016
BH NO 1 1095 97 87 188 298 34 0 428 277 106 53 175
BH NO 2 949 669 1005 1141 1000 1043 1113 959 1082 642 814 883
BH NO 3 193 683 342 6814 557 151 1176 531 653 518 473 320
BH NO 4 812 753 322 425 483 181 78 0 0 894 911 884
BH NO 5 345 245 353 455 467 238 158 151 159 446 470 392
BH NO 6 650 107 683 622 675 367 769 1018 1082 586 394 690
BH NO 7 288 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 565 455 207
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 58 0 0 0
GOODEHOOP 0 0 0 780 1395 1312 290 664 480 762 870 507
 

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.

Reception Statistics

GATE STATISTICS Jan
2017
Feb
2017
Mar
2017
Apr
2017
May
2017
Jun
2017
Jul
2017
Aug
2017
Sept
2017
Oct
2016
Nov
2016
Dec
2016
VEHICLES 179 145 245 397 162 251 263 282 230 218 185 458
MEMBERS/GUESTS 481 437 798 1328 465 818 940 945 727 609 614 1341
UNACCOMP. GUESTS 0 8 0 34 0 3 4 4 7 0 2 0
UNITS OCCUPIED 159 91 140 222 114 150 147 161 140 138 113 213
AIRBORNE VISITORS 8 7 3 17 2 16 17 5 4 11 7 2