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Upgrade Works of Zandvliet Wastewater Treatment in South Africa On Track - Report

Infra News - Published on Tue, 16 Jul 2019

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Upgrade works of Zandvliet Wastewater treatment in Cape Town, South Africa is on track. mayoral committee member for water and waste Xanthea Limberg announced the reports. The Zandvliet WwTWs treats effluent from the southern parts of Kuils River, Delft, Blackheath, Blackheath Industria, Blue Downs, Eerste River, De Wijnlanden, Thembokwezi, Mxolisi Phetani and Khayelitsha.

Currently the plant has a capability to handle 72 million litres of wastewater per day and upon completion of the massive upgrade project, the plant would be able to process an additional 18 million litres per day, bringing the total capacity to 90 million litres per day.

The current scope of work would see the construction of a membrane bioreactor, sludge dewatering facilities, new inlet works, pump stations, primary settling tanks, and disinfection facilities. The European Investment Bank, Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau, the German Development Agency and the French Development Agency are participating in the financing of this project through their joint initiative “Clean Oceans”.

The increase capacity according to Xanthea Limberg, would boost investment investment in the area, as it would have the capability of safely catering for housing developments, schools, commercial developments and, by association, job opportunities.

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Posted By : Mohan Sharma on Tue, 16 Jul 2019
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