Here’s how Liesbeek River floodplain will impact Amazon HQ development

Barbara Friedman – 25 Jan 2022

Dr Kevin Winter of the Future Water Institute at UCT speaks to Refilwe Moloto about the controversial Amazon HQ development.

– The area for the planned Amazon headquarters is a floodplain so it will flood, says Dr Winter

– Secondly it is hard to model as the catchment area is always changing, he adds

– Thirdly he says, the impact of climate change and rising sea-levels makes it very hard to predict the impact on the floodplain…