VAALHARTS WATER USER ASSOCIATION

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ABOUT

The Vaalharts Water User Association was established by proclamation no. 421 in the Government Gazette no. 22281 dated 18 May 2001 in order to take over the operation and maintenance of the Vaalharts Government Water Scheme on behalf of the Department of Water Affairs.  The Minister of Water Affairs approved the constitution of the Water User Association and certain powers and duties in terms of the National Water Act was delegated to the Vaalharts Water User Association and is captured in the Operation & Maintenance Agreement. 

The Vaalharts Irrigation Scheme covers more than 39 000 ha of land under irrigation, consists of more than 1000 km of concrete lined canals and more than 300 km of concrete drainage. Therefore making it not only the largest irrigation scheme in the country, but also in the southern hemisphere.

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SERVICES

Exceeding Your Expectations

 
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WATER DISTRIBUTION

39 000 ha of Irrigation
4 Municipalities
Emerging & Commercial Farming

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CIVIL MAINTENANCE

More than 1000 km Concrete Canals
More than 300 km Drainage Canals
Spitskop Dam

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NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN

Economy and Employment
Economic Infrastructure
Environmental Sustainability
Inclusive Rural Economy
Improving Education, Training and Innovation
Social Protection
Building Safer Communities
Nation Building and Social Cohesion

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WORKING HOURS

Come Visit

Mon - Thu: 7am - 4pm
Fri: 7am - 3pm
Weekends: Closed

 

GET IN TOUCH

882 Van Riebeeck Ln, Jan Kempdorp, 8550, South Africa

0534560131

PO Box 4 Jan Kempdorp, 8850