Implementation of the Greytown Bulk Water Supply project in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa is on course, the Department of Water and Sanitation in KwaZulu-Natal has confirmed. The project is one of the department’s Regional Bulk Infrastructure Grant Projects. It is set to provide emergency water relief and long-term water supply to Greytown and Enhlalakahle.
According to Department spokesperson Sputnik Ratau Phase 1 of the project which included refurbishing and upgrading aging water infrastructure, unclogging drainage systems and the installation of new interconnecting pipes with valve chambers to restore water treatment works to an estimated peak capacity of 6 megalitres per day is complete.
Implementation of phase 2
“I can confirm that Phase 1 of the project was successfully implemented and completed in September 2010. We are now rolling out the implementation of Phase 2, which entails the extension of the Greytown Water Treatment Works (WTWs) by 7 megalitres per day. The total capacity of the WTW will then be 13 megalitres per day,” he said.