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Umgeni Water North and South Coast Structural Integrity Assessments

Umgeni Water North and South Coast Structural Integrity Assessments

Client
Umgeni Water

Location
KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Highlights
  • Structural condition inspections of 10 reservoirs in the South Coast
  • Structural condition inspections of 24 reservoirs in the North Coast
Project Overview

Umgeni Water appointed Knight Piésold to provide structural condition assessments of 10 existing reservoir structures in the South Coast at Umtwalume, Umzinto, Umkomaas, and Amanzimtoti Water Treatment Works (WW). The following reservoirs entailed the scope of the inspections:

  • Umtwalume WW: Reservoir 1 (1 ML), Reservoir 2 (1 ML)
  • Umzinto WW: Reservoir 1 (0.9 ML), Reservoir 2 (2.1 ML), Reservoir 3 (2.0 ML)
  • Amanzimtoti WW: Reservoir 1 (4.5 ML), Reservoir 2 (4.5 ML), Reservoir 3 (10 ML), Reservoir 4 (15 ML)
  • Umkomaas WW: Quarry Reservoir (15 ML)
Project Role

Knight Piésold conducted visual structural inspections for 10 reservoirs and provided conclusions and recommendations for the structural repair and rehabilitation required for continued operation.

Following the South Coast assignment, Knight Piesold was appointed to complete 24 further reservoirs in the North Coast.