Tag Archives: Desalination

City of Cape Town contemplating another desalination plant

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintMarvin Charles, Cape Argus, 11 September 2019 In the middle of its ongoing problems with its desalination plants, the City is looking at building another plant to become water resilient by 2026. Read More

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City of Cape Town to defend court action over desalination project

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintMelanie Gosling, Correspondent News24, 21 June 2019 The City of Cape Town intends to fight the court action brought against it by the company that built a desalination plant at the V&A Waterfront. Read More

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V&A desalination debacle: Seawater 400% more polluted than City of Cape Town’s tender data indicated

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintMelanie Gosling, Correspondent News24, 27 May 2019 The seawater feeding into the desalination plant at the V&A Waterfront is polluted by raw sewage from the Green Point outfall pipe and is sometimes up to 400% dirtier than specifications the City … Continue reading

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Iceberg water could be cheaper than desalination

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintMelanie Gosling, Correspondent News24, 16 August 2018 Icebergs can supply Cape Town with extra water in drought years at a far cheaper rate than a big desalination plant. Read More

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Cape Town’s desalination plants are finally fully functional

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintCitizen Reporter, 3 August 2018 The region is suffering from a debilitating drought, which will now be alleviated by reverse osmosis desalination plants. Read More

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France to help drought-hit Witsand with solar-power desalination plant

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintLinda Ensor, Business Day, 16 July 2018 The French government and the Western Cape provincial government have committed to invest R9m on a 50-50 basis in the country’s first solar-powered desalination plant, at Witsand in the Hessaqua municipality. Read More

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