MGWAP comprises several parallel phases, including design, public engagement, environmental impact assessment and construction. The following timeline describes some of the key project milestones to date:


Environmental authorisation issued

March 9, 2018
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The project has received environmental authorisation by the Department of Economic, Small Business Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (DESTEA) to the Mangaung Metro Municipality on 7 March 2018  

Specialist studies commissioned

June 15, 2016

Specialist studies, such as the vegetation and heritages studies will commence in June 2016.

Public Meetings

June 13, 2016

The first public meeting as part of the public participation process (PPP) will start on 13 June 2016 in Springfontein.

Registration as I&APs

May 27, 2016

Registration for Interested & Affected Parties (I&APs) has opened. Please visit the Contact Us section and register to secure your participation in this project.

MGWAP makes background information available for public’s attention

May 20, 2016

Read more about this project by downloading the project’s background information document.