eMalahleni Water Reclamation Plant – eMalahleni

The eMalahleni Water Reclamation Plant was commissioned in 2007, the plant was upgraded to treat an average of 30,000 m3l/day for Anglo American Thermal Coal/BHP Billiton
Aveng Water was also awarded the contract to increase the plant’s capacity further, to treat up to 50,000 m3l/ day.
This flagship plant is the first largest water treatment plant to successfully treat Acid Mine Drainage (AMD).
It is a recipient of several industry awards and demonstrating Aveng Water’s expertise in treating mine water at affordable rates to generate new water resources.
In line with Aveng Water’s focus on zero waste, pure gypsum sludge, which is a by-product of AMD treatment, is sold to the manufacturing industry for use as gypsum board and building materials.

Area:
Both fresh water Reservoirs
Work:
Concrete Coring 800mm access manhole
Scaffold erecting and dismantling
Removal of existing liner by means of surface grinding and Hydro blasting
Pressure washing substrate
Concrete repairs to spalled areas
Application of Sika Topseal 107
Joint preparation and sealing with Vandex Flextape 300 LM
Grouting of new access manhole