oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Northdene Tunnel pipework replacement
|Article Title||Northdene Tunnel pipework replacement|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Author||Darren Van Rooyen|
|Publication Date||May 1977|
|Pages||51 - 53|
The existing Northdene Tunnel was constructed circa 1927 as part of Durban's very first large water supply from Shongweni Dam to the Northdene Filters. However, Durban's water requirements grew and changed over time, and the water supply from Shongweni eventually became too small to be cost-effective.
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