Water, Sewage & Effluent May-June 2017 - Page 29

“It is imperative that the waterways in the vicinity of the training facilities are managed such that flood events do not damage them or affect their use.” the outlet of the river to collect litter, while maintaining security. “The new debris grate has already withstood a major flood event, during which debris was diverted up the grate away from the culvert, allowing water to flow freely through the culvert, protecting the nearby boundary wall from the floodwaters,” Chamberlain adds. u The new 13m-wide spillway. The Jukskei River, a major Johannesburg urban waterway, is heavily polluted as it runs through Alexandra township.