Skip to main content

Table 1 Examples of project setbacks

From: Managing project risks and uncertainties

Project 2012-2013 target 2012-2013 achievement Setback causes
ORWRDP2C – water supply pipeline* 30% 8% Land acquisition resettlement metal pipe supply
Mokolo-Crocodile water augmentation project* 45% 36% Weather, industrial action
Mooi-Mgeni water transfer scheme* 70% 50% Unforeseen conditions
National Road 3 – De Beers Pass section Submit ESIA ESIA not submitted Failure to submit ESIA
  1. *From South African Department of Water & Sanitation annual report 2012–2013.
  2. ‘Targets’ are intended percentage project completion, and ‘achievement’ actual percentage completion.