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Gamalakhe Water Supply Scheme: Security of Supply

Project Start Date: February 2008

ZIYANDA Consulting cc successfully completed and commissioned the Gamalakhe Water Scheme – Security of Supply project implemented on behalf of Ugu District Municipality in February 2008 to guarantee the secure supply of portable water to Gamalakhe Township and surrounding areas. ZIYANDA had been appointed by Ugu District Municipality to provide the following services.

  • Information gathering
  • Condition and capacity assessment of existing pump station and rising main
  • Water Demand Analyses
  • Designs, contract documentation of portions of a pumping main
  • Recommendations for future related projects
  • Procurement management
  • Contract Administration
  • Construction Monitoring

The Gamalakhe Water Supply Scheme – Security of Supply project was implemented through four (4) contracts as follows:

Contract Description
UGU-07-1197-2012 Construction of 600mm Diameter x 3.0km Steel Pipeline from Shelly Beach Off-take to Uvongo Off-take
UGU-07-1258-2012 Supply and installation of 2 x Pumps (180l/s and 197m Head) at the Gamalakhe Pumpstation
UGU-07-1259-2012 Construction of 500m³ Reservoir and Gamalakhe Pumpstation Building at Ugu Sports Complex
UGU-07-1260-2012 Construction of 450mm Diameter x 6.5km Steel Pipeline from Ugu Sports Complex to Gamalakhe Reservoir

Beneficiaries: Approximately 42,368 people had benefited directly on completion of the project.