Service Area

Mbombela City

Raw water is abstracted from the Crocodile River through a raw water canal.

The water purification works has a designed treatment capacity of 45 MLD.  An average of 38 MLD is currently purified. There are a total of 20 elevated reservoirs in town with a total holding capacity of 55,295m3. All the reservoirs are controlled by a telemetric system. The town is divided in 12 zones and water is distributed through 266km pipeline. There are 19 booster pump stations throughout the distribution system that is monitored by a telemetric system.

Due to the topography, pressures in the network are controlled by use of pressure control valves. There are currently 56 pressure control valves in Nelspruit.

There are 244km waterborne sewage lines throughout Nelspruit with 22 sewage pump stations. Sewage is treated at the Kingstonvale Sewer Treatment works situated 7km outside of Nelspruit.

Matsulu

The water purification works has a designed treatment capacity of 12 MLD. Currently an average of 14 MLD is purified for distribution. There are a total of 9 elevated reservoirs in Matsulu and the total capacity of the reservoirs is 17,025m

The town is divided in 4 zones and water is distributed through 119km pipeline network.  There are 2 booster pump stations throughout the distribution system. Pressure control valves are utilized to control pressure in the distribution network.

There is 60km long waterborne sewage network throughout Matsulu with two sewage pump stations.  There are 144 septic tanks in the town with various sizes. Sewer is treated at the newly built, state of the art treatment works adjacent to the Kruger National Park.

Nsikazi/Kanyamazane

The water purification works that supply this area has a designed treatment capacity of 75 MLD.  The water works is managed by Mbombela Local Municipality as part of the regional system also supplying surrounding areas outside Sembcorp Silulumanzi’s concession boundary. Sembcorp Silulumanzi receives the bulk supply from this regional water works for further distribution to customers in Kanyamanzane townships and peri-urban area within its concession zone. Currently an average of 27 MLD is allocated to Sembcorp Silulumanzi for distribution in only part of Kanyamazane.

In addition to bulk supply received from the regional system, Sembcorp Silulumanzi manages disinfected-boreholes that feed the rural areas of Luphisi and Mpakeni.

There are a total of 20 elevated reservoirs in town and a total of 48 tanks ranging between 5,000 and 10,000 litres holding capacity. The total capacity of the reservoirs and holdings tanks in the whole of Nsikazi operations is 47,370m3.

Water is distributed through 388km pipeline network. There are 21 booster pump stations throughout the distribution system, 6 of these pump stations are managed by Sembcorp Silulumanzi. Pressure break tanks are used to control pressures in the network.

There is 83km long waterborne sewage network throughout Nsikazi with 6 sewage pump stations. The sewer is treated at the Sewage Treatment Plant situated on the outskirts of Kanyamazane.