n Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Strandfontein Desalination : Seawater Abstraction and Brine Discharge Systems - SAICE 2018 Awards

Volume 2018 Number 11
  • ISSN : 1021-2000


Category: Technical Excellence

In response to severe drought conditions experienced in the Western Cape, the City of Cape Town (CoCT) commissioned a temporary 7 Mℓ/day seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) plant located at the Strandfontein Pavilion on the False Bay coastline. This would allow the CoCT with time to develop and implement an informed and sustainable water augmentation strategy. The marine works included dual offshore seawater intake structures and intake pipelines, a seawater pump station and a brine discharge pipeline. The project was delivered under extreme time pressure (3.5 months) and harsh coastal conditions.

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