The existing Welgedacht WWTW consisted of a 35 MLD water treatment plant that served in Blesbokspruit catchment area. There has been rapid urbanisation in this area in recent years and this has increased the quantity of wastewater generated. The initial Module 1 plant was already stressed to the point of being severely overloaded and the capacity needed to be increased in order to ensure no non-compliant effluent was discharged.
Category: Success Stories
WEC Projects was responsible for the refurbishment of the mechanical equipment of the plant as well as the intake pump station in the Kafue River. Denys* approached WEC Projects to help with refurbishment of a potable water treatment plant in Zambia. The water treatment plant supplies major cities such as Lusaka with potable water.
WEC Projects recently developed and shipped a custom engineered wastewater treatment plant for an international mining company. The main purpose of the treatment plant, which has a treatment capacity of 150 m3/h, is to assist with removal of arsenic from the wastewater stream at the mine.
WEC Projects (WEC) recently successfully commissioned a biological trickle filter plant for the treatment of sewage at the Elandsfontein Mine in the Western Cape.
Johannesburg‐based WEC Projects was awarded a contract to install a 120 kilolitres per hour water treatment plant in Zambia to turn raw river water into potable drinking water.
WEC Projects is currently involved in an exciting project in Swaziland, providing sustainable wastewater treatment solutions for the town of Nhlangano. By assisting with the mechanical design of the new wastewater treatment plant and by supplying, installing as well as commissioning the process and mechanical equipment, WEC Projects is set on delivering a turnkey solution across borders.
Employees living at the housing project site located near the Unki Mine in Zimbabwe will soon have access to a reliable and good quality potable drinking water supply following the awarding of a contract to WEC Projects (Pty) Ltd which, amongst other specialist areas, focuses on wastewater treatment.