The scope of work on the contract included the following:

Bulk Services Upgrade - Cathcart

Amathole District Municipality

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The scope of work on the contract included
the following:

The Construction of a Reservoir

The Construction of a new

The Construction of a new 4
Borehole Pump-stations

Drilling of new boreholes

The Construction of a new 30m Pipe

Protection of existing

1.9km Steel pipe on pedestals

· 13.4 km of pipelines

· Spring protection measures and supply lines to the water treatment works.

· Supply lines from various boreholes to the water treatment works, incl valves, chambers and the likes

The phase of the construction is supplying Cathcart
with additional water to accommodate the planned RDP housing development.


1. We complete the project on time and within the budget. The client increased the scope after obtaining further funding.

2. We got the backing of the local community and successful complete the project through teamwork

1. Accessibility to the boreholes and working areas – some of the areas could only be reached by foot and therefor material were delivered to a certain point and have to be carried by foot. Some areas we had to fill dongas and make access roads to be able to reach these areas.

2. During the rainy season this was a lot worse and some areas was then unreachable for days and we had to adjust our program and work in other areas

Project Overview


Amathole District Municipality

Date of Project:

Started: September 2016, Completed: December 2017