City advises of Black River dredging

28 September 2021 (City Of Cape Town)

The City’s Water and Sanitation Department is dredging a section of the Black River. The alien invasive plant removal and dredging operation, with excavators, will now run up to 24 hours a day, from Wednesday, 29 September to Monday, 4 October 2021 and may possibly be extended to Saturday, 30 October 2021. This is being done as part of ongoing river maintenance and inland water quality improvement programmes. The noise of this maintenance may affect the surrounding areas, and residents are being notified.

The City of Cape Town is taking action to dredge a section of the Black River running alongside the N2. This operation will be between the M52 Raapenberg Road bridge and where the M17 Jan Smuts Drive crosses the river. A section of the Black River upstream from Jan Smuts Drive has already been dredged…