n Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Western Aqueduct progressing steadily

Volume 18, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



eThekwini Water and Sanitation's Western Aqueduct Project - the largest water project of this nature ever commissioned in South Africa, with a value of R950 million, is progressing on schedule, despite challenges such as a shortage of skilled labourers (welders in particular), inclement weather, and a lack of building sand.

Phase One of the project, which employs around 150 people, is nearing the end of construction in Cato Ridge, and construction for Phase Two is expected to commence in early 2011.

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