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An impact assessment of alternative access roads to the Mohale Dam, Lesotho

By Helen Lucy Fawkes

Abstract

Bibliography: p. 143-147.The purpose of this report is twofold. Its aim is firstly to compare the Western Access Road (WAR) with the Least Cost Alternative Route (LCAR) in terms of their ·impact on the environment and identify which of the two routes is the preferred alternative. To this end, the report documents and analyses the results of an impact assessment study, carried out by the Environmental Evaluation Unit (EEU) of the University of Cape Town. The report also includes recommended actions to mitigate negative impacts and enhance positive impacts. The report secondly serves as a dissertation, for the purpose of academic evaluation by examiners, for the degree of Master of Philosophy in Environmental Science. To this end it aims to demonstrate analytical rigour and an understanding of the theoretical basis of the study

Topics: Environmental Science
Publisher: Department of Environmental and Geographical Science
Year: 1994
OAI identifier: oai:open.uct.ac.za:11427/13832

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