Metropolitan Municipalities

Sustainable acid mine water treatment technology

To address the rising problem of acid mine water in Gauteng, a leading South African water technology company has signed a partnership agreement with Mintek. Water&Sanitation Africa finds out more about the long-term approach to sustainable...

Water Lifeline Project

The uMgungundlovu District Municipality (uMDM) has secured a multimillion-rand funding package for its Water Lifeline Project from the Netherlands-based Facility for Infrastructure Development ORIO. Jeffares & Green, technical director: Neal...

Achieving a water-saving culture

The Msunduzi Municipality has made great strides when it comes to saving water over the past year. Having embraced the Department of Water Affairs’ policy that “Water Is Life”, the Municipality formulated a five-year Water Conservation and Water...

The hydraulic optimisation of Amanzimtoti WWTW

A project that optimises the hydraulic efficiency of the Amanzimtoti Waste Water Treatment Works has recently been completed. SSI Engineers and Environmental Consultants (SSI) were awarded the contract by eThekwini’s Water and Sanitation...

Augmentation of the ’61 Pipeline

Due to increasing water demands, Umgeni Water has decided to augment the capacity of the ’61 pipeline system that feeds the greater Edendale area and the Outer West area of eThekwini Municipality. The augmentation will also accommodate future...

Turning water losses into saved revenue

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the Emfuleni Water Conservation Project has recently been signed bythe Emfuleni Municipality and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the German, British and...

Water scheme to service rural communities

Umgeni Water’s Mhlabatshane Bulk Water Supply Scheme in the Ugu District Municipality will eventually supply 100 000 people with potable water. The vision of providing potable water to over 100 000 people in scattered rural and peri-urban...

New bridge over Hennops River

The construction of a 100 metre long bridge over the Hennops River forms part of a 22 month contract awarded to Esorfranki Civils for the building of a 4.2 km dual carriageway. Piling for the new bridge, being undertaken by Esorfranki Geotechnical,...

Always on the move

National Asphalt has captured the attention in the Kwazulu-Natal asphalt market with further improvements to their Durban (Cliffdale) based plant yet again. According to Deon Pagel, business development manager at National Asphalt, the company were...