South Africa: SANParks takes action against man extracting water from Table Mountain National Park

South African National Parks (SANParks) today served the interdict application to be heard on the 29th April 2019 at the Western Cape High Court, against a man for allegedly trespassing on the National Parks and extracting water.

This matter was brought to SANParks’ attention recently by concerned citizens, who provided documentary evidence of the allegations. Following which SANParks followed due process as a custodian of Table Mountain National Park and conducted their own investigation in to the matter. During the investigation pipes were discovered on the National Park, which is now subject to legal proceedings.

SANParks is in the process of instituting legal proceedings and thus cannot comment further on the matter.  At this stage SANParks officials are monitoring the situation carefully by ensuring that there are no illegal connection to draw water from the stream.

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South African National Parks (SANParks) TMNP Communications


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Source – SANParks