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Stormwater master plan – process / guidelines

The flooding experienced in the Southern Cape region during 2006 and 2007 resulted in significant damage to municipal infrastructure and private property. Rapid urbanisation, as well as the age, condition and capacity of the existing stormwater...

Pilot artificial wetland system

SRK Consulting conceptualised, designed and supervised the development of a R 7,5-million artificial wetland for the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality in the Eastern Cape, which may herald a new approach to the natural cleaning of polluted water...

Can we build it? Yes we can!

The employer’s objectives of this case study was to upgrade gravel roads in the Brandwag Community to surfaced standard, with preference to Ultra-Thin Reinforced Concrete Pavement, constructed by means of labour intensive construction methods to...

Tackling Durban’s sanitation crisis head on

eThekweni Municipality is tackling the challenge of providing sanitation and water to its rural and peri-urban communities through the provision of urine diversion toilet. The rollout began with a pilot project in uMzinyathiu, a peri-urban area...

IMIESA wins at PICA Awards 2012

IMIESA won a coveted PICA Award in the Editorial Excellence – Busines-to-Business:  Non-professional Writer of the Year category. The author of the article submitted in this category was Stewart Gibson from Stewart Gibson & Associates....