Loerie WTW Upgrade

AfriCoast was appointed as specialist sub-consultant to CA du Toit (Eastern Cape) for the upgrade of the 105Ml/d Loerie WTW in phases.

Work undertaken by AfriCoast included:

  • Process design
  • Raw water supply pipe rehabilitation
  • All new chemical and chlorine dosing systems
  • All new lime dosing system comprising storage silo, day bins, wetting bowls and lime saturators
  • Chemical storage
  • Refurbishment of the clarifloculator settling tanks
  • Refurbishment and upgrade of the rapid gravity filters, including replacement of the backwash pipework and pumps
  • Upgrade of the sludge handling system
  • New sand collection tank
  • Cooling water pipework for the final water pumps
  • Building maintenance, alterations and upgrades including new laboratory and plant control room
  • New electrical intake substation building
  • New motor control building for 3 x 2MW final water pump sets
  • Road and site works