The area is popular with mountain climbers, recreational abseilers, bird watchers and off-road motorbike riders.
A group of abseilers were appalled by the stench coming from the river below when they visited the area.
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The Boskrans sewer plant, servicing the Midddelburg area, have been unable to handle the capacity required off it.
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Failed upgrades and useless explanations by the Steve Tshwete Municipality has seen the water quality in the river degrade to such an extent that only bacteria can survive in the sludgy water.