n Water&Sanitation Africa - Banking on valves' value for bulk : water boards

Volume 11 Number 1
  • ISSN : 1990-8857


Prior to a water crisis being announced in South Africa,the country's nine (soon to be eight) water boards had numerous projects on the go to secure bulk supply and clean water treatment for their various service areas. FRANCES RINGWOOD looks at indispensable products available to the local market. Four of the biggest and most commonly used products in the water board supply chain are large-diameter pipes, large-diameter valves, pumps used in pump stations and earthworks equipment. Here are some of the issues and opportunities relating to the selection of these products, as well as an exploration of what leading manufacturers have to offer their utility clients.

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