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December floods in Centurion

26 January 2011 No Comment

On 16 December 2010 the Centurion area experienced an unusual heavy downpour that resulted in the Hennopsriver burst its banks leaving low bridges and streets under water.

The basements of various buildings and the Zwartkops Golf Course were also flooded.

The Hennops River flooded the low bridges at End Street, Clubview and at Blackwood Street, Hennopspark.

View of the river from the 13th Hole.

The river running through the Zwartkop Golf Course also flooded most of the fairways, but they were back in business soon after the water subsided.

According to the spokesperson, the course were not damaged too badly as it could handle any major flooding due to the excellent way the course were built and maintained.

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