South Africa’s first solar-powered desalination plant is ready to start pumping water to residents of Witsand near Riversdale in the Southern Cape.
South Africa’s first solar powered desalination plant is in production. The plant will make use of reverse osmosis technology to produce 100 kilolitres of drinking water per day. It’s situated at Witsand in the Hessequa Municipality, Western Cape.
The Hessequa Municipality in Riversdale in the Western Cape is set to build the country’s first solar-powered desalination plant.
The Koeberg Nuclear Power Station’s permanent Ground Water Desalination Plant is expected to be up and running at the beginning of 2019.
In a twist of irony, a desalination plant commissioned and built by the Kamiesberg Local Municipality in the Northern Cape to assist during the drought, is now standing idle because of the drought.
South Africa is on a race to build desalination plants to combat the water crisis is faces as dams run dry and rain is fast becoming a scarce commodity.
Construction has begun on the City of Cape Town’s first desalination plant in Strandfontein near Mitchell’s Plain in Cape Town
A clean water supply from a desalination plant is coming closer in Cape Town, as the city assesses the conditions of the pipelines that will connect to the plant.
The Eastern Cape’s Buffalo City metropolitan area is also feeling the grip of the long-term drought ravaging the province.
Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality in the Eastern Cape is feeling the effects of the long-term drought ravaging the province.