oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Sanitation upgrade at Umgababa

Volume 5, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Engineering research, community empowerment, health education and householders' requirements combined to achieve a sustainable project on the Natal South Coast Umgababa, south of Durban, has a population of 16 000 people living in an informal township spread over 600 ha. An upgrade project funded by the Port Natal-Ebhodwe Joint Services Board, one of the nomination's for last year's SAICE National Award for the Most Outstanding Civil Engineering Project, has provided over 1 600 families with a healthy sanitation system.

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