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  • Bosch Holdings
  • Bosch Holdings
  • Bosch Holdings
  • Bosch Holdings

Grahamstown: Upgrading of the James Kleyhans Bulk Water Supply

CLIENT: Makana Municipality

LOCATION: Grahamstown, South Africa

TYPE OF CONTRACT: Professional Engineering and Project Management Services


Scope of Services Provided:

  • Planning and Preliminary Design
  • Engineering Design
  • Cost Estimating
  • Procurement
  • Contract Administration
  • Construction Monitoring
  • Commissioning/Handover

Project Description:

The company was appointed for the detailed design and construction for the following project:
  • The installation of a 450mmø pipeline operating in parallel with the existing 350mmø pipeline from the James Kleynhans WTW to Botha’s Hill reservoir.
  • Augmentation of Clear Water Pump station by installing new pumps and motors (Mechanical and Electrical).
  • Augmentation of storage at Botha’s Hill by constructing an additional 6,5Ml reservoir next to the existing reservoir.
The project comprises of the following major components:
  • 450mmø steel pipeline 9200m
  • Mechanical and Electrical to pump-station 1 No.
  • Construction of 6,5Ml reservoir 1 No.

Project Value: Water pipeline R55.7 million

Mechanical and Electrical R15 million Construction of 6,5Ml reservoir R15.6 million Completed: 15 October 2013

Total Value R86.3 million