MIDMAR RAW WATER PIPELINE CONSTRUCTION

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April 4, 2017
CONSTRUCTION OF DISASTER MANAGEMENT CENTRE
April 4, 2017

Client: Cerimele (Umgeni Water)
Location: Midmar
Scope of work: Midmar Raw Water Pipeline Construction
Completion date: Current
Capital costs: R11 146 610.69

BACKGROUND

Due to the increase in demand for water usage at Umgeni Water, the Water Board decided to increase the capacity of the raw water pipeline from the Midmar Dam to the treatment plant by installing 1,2 diameter steel pipes. Cerimele was appointed as the main contractor and Ukhasi Construction and Development was then appointed as CPG partner for the project.

DESCRIPTION

Ukhasi was entrusted with the following scope

  • Securing the construction area
  • Preparation of the base for the 1,8km long pipe line
  • Bedding and backfilling of the water pipeline
  • Rock shield wrapping of the pipeline in water logged areas
  • Construction of nine concrete chambers
  • Overhauling of all excess material