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Power station possible threat to Augrabies Falls

Augrabies Falls, South Africa.
Augrabies Falls, South Africa. Image by flowcomm / CC BY 2.0

South African National Parks is asking visitors and stakeholders to give their opinion on the possible construction of a 40 Megawatt hydropower station on the Orange River, upstream of Augrabies Falls. It is anticipated that the project will have an impact on the popular tourist attraction. People who are interested can complete an online survey put together by the Tourism Research in Economic Environs and Society department at North West University. Read more: news24.com