THE RENAISSANCE OF A SIMPLE, EFFECTIVE, ENERGY EFFICIENT, WASTEWATER TREATMENT PROCESS

Many, many Municipal Wastewater Treatment plants throughout South Africa, are being asked to treat significantly higher flows and organic loads than they were ever designed for.  This is leading to inadequate treatment levels and to the discharge into our waterways of partially or untreated effluent, causing extensive environmental degradation, contamination of drinking water sources and…

VAAL RIVER INTERVENTION PROJECT

It became a crisis in late 2017 when the Emfuleni waste treatment system (comprising 2,000km of pipes, 44 pump stations and three wastewater treatment plants) collapsed. As the breakdown of the area’s pipes, pumps and wastewater treatment plants causes sewage to overflow into one of South Africa’s largest rivers, the Vaal Dam. The Vaal river…