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Shemula Water Purification

 

$

1996

Start Date

$

1997

Completion Date

$

R15.6 million

Project Value

$

Kwa Zulu Natal

Location

PROJECT DATA:

  • Water purification
  • 12km distribution water pipelines
  • Raw water pump line
  • Filter beds
  • Concrete work, filter gallery, access roads, pipelines, fencing, buildings

PROJECT OVERVIEW:

  • The water purification plant was located in rural KZN. This provided additional challenges in the logistics as it was a remote area.
  • The project had an Economic Development obligation to employ local people and to develop basic skills.
  • Engkon took away several learnings from this project – In particular, the technical knowledge of water purification; other technology knowledge such as filter beds; and the ability to build relationships with the local community.

WATER & HYDRO