Metropolitan Municipalities

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...

The Lawton Road link

The main railway line from Gauteng to Zimbabwe divides the suburbs of Nirvana and Westenburg in Polokwane but, as there is currently no formal road or rail crossings for these communities, people are crossing the railway line informally. Initiated...