oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - A 16-mgd waterworks plant for a dissolving pulp factory at Umkomaas, Natal
|Article Title||A 16-mgd waterworks plant for a dissolving pulp factory at Umkomaas, Natal|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Affiliations||1 Campbell, Bernstein & Irving, Consulting Engineers.|
|Publication Date||Nov 1964|
|Pages||315 - 333|
|Keyword(s)||Civil Engineer, Financial considerations, Major industrial projects, Pulp factory at Umkomaas, Natal and South Africa|
The establishment of major industrial projects in South Africa, with their attendant engineering problems, offers great scope for the Civil Engineer but requires a new approach in respect of financial considerations. The paper covers one of the main civil engineering aspects involved in the recent construction of a dissolving pulp factory at Umkomaas, Natal. This was the provision of a 16.mgd purified water supply scheme. The history of the preliminary investigations and details of the alternative proposals leading up to the final choice of scheme are dealt with, followed by a descriptionption of the works which include a sand weir intake and purification plant. Details of operational difficulties are descriptionbed and the means of dealing with them discussed.
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