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Upgrading of Bulk Sewer Line in Keetmanshoop

Upgrading of Bulk Sewer Line in Keetmanshoop

Client
Municipality of Keetmanshoop

Location
//Kharas, Namibia

Highlights
  • Detailed investigation and report on existing municipal infrastructure
  • Detailed sewer hydraulic design
  • Phasing and integration of the new pipeline with the existing infrastructure
  • Planning, design and project management to maintain existing flow during construction and integration of the new bulk line
  • Horizontal drilling under the National B1 road
  • Specifications and construction drawings
  • Contract documentation, project management, and construction site supervision
Project Overview

The Municipality of Keetmanshoop experienced extensive problems with the capacity of the existing bulk sewer network and constant over-spillage of raw sewage in residential areas, which became a major health concern. The client appointed Knight Piésold to investigate and design a practical and workable solution for this problem.

Project Role

Knight Piésold’s overall role was to investigate and determine the required capacity to pinpoint the bottlenecks in the existing network and to design a new bulk sewer line to stop over spillage of raw sewer in residential areas.

  • Investigation and report on current flows and infrastructure
  • Preliminary design of bulk sewer line and outlet structure at oxidation ponds
  • Detailed sewer hydraulic design
  • Tender documentation
  • Tender process (evaluation and appointment of contractor)
  • Specifications and construction drawings
  • Contract documentation and administration
  • Project management and construction site supervision