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Operations Portfolio

North West Province Department of Health and Social Development: Operation and Maintenance of Wastewater Infrastructure


Umfula Consort

Umfula Consort has been appointed by North West Province Department of Health and Social Development for the emergency repairs to the wastewater infrastructure at the Gelukspan, Mahikeng / Bophelong and Thusong Hospitals. After the initial emergency repairs the treatment works were operated and maintained by Umfula Consort. The operations included the services of Advance Call which monitored the daily operation and providing feedback to the relevant teams within the operations and recording and managing the maintenance which has been carried out by contractors. Sludge which is the by-product of the wastewater treatment process are used and turned into compost which is then in turn utilized as soil conditioner. The effluent quality has drastically improved and apart from the operations, the water quality was tested and uploaded onto the Department of Water and Sanitation’s Green Drop system.

Project description: OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF WASTEWATER INFRASTRUCTURE FOR: Thusong Hospital, Gelukspan Hospital, Mahikeng / Bophelong Hospital
Services rendered: Operation and maintenance
Client: North West Province Department of Health and Social Development

North West Province Department of Health and Social Development: Water Treatment


Umfula Consort

Gelukspan Hospital was experiencing water quality and quantity challenges during 2013. After an initial assessment and various tests conducted, it was proposed that secondary disinfection needs to be administered as the treated water had high bacterial counts and were not meeting the requirements in terms of SANS 241. Secondary disinfection has been installed and the water systems managed which has ensured 100% compliance in terms of water quality.

Project description: WATER DISTRIBUTION AND WATER QUALITY AT THUSONG, GELUKSPAN AND BOPHELONG/MAHIKENG PROVINCIAL HOSPITAL
Services rendered: Operation and maintenance
Client: North West Province Department of Health and Social Development

Nedbank: Olwazini Training Facility


Umfula Consort

Watergroup subcontracted Umfula Consort for conducting the annual process audit for the Olwazini wastewater treatment works at the Nedbank Olwazini training centre. During the annual process audit best practices are identified and recommendations in terms of existing operations are made. Nedbank Olwazini was awarded as the best performing micro-sized plan for the private sector wastewater treatment facilities assessed in South Africa. The plant is in low risk space with a CRR % deviation of 29.4% and a Green Drop score of 98.56% for 2013.

Project description: ANNUAL PROCESS AUDITING SERVICES TO NEDBANK OLWAZINI
Services rendered: Conducting of annual process audit as per the requirements of the Department of Water and Sanitation
Client: Water Group Holdings (Pty) Ltd

Water Safety Plans, Risk Abatement Plans and Water Conservation and Demand Management Plans - Bray, Makgobistad & Swartkopfontein Ports of Entry


Umfula Consort

The Department of Public Works (DPW) is an intermediary water service provider for the Bray, Makgobistad and Swartkopfontein Port of Entry’s which are falling beyond the municipal water services infrastructure. The development of Water Safety Plans (WSP), Wastewater Risk Abatement Plans (W2RAP) and Water Conservation and Water Demand Management Plans (WCDM) for the facilities will assist the department in ensuring current processes and the condition of infrastructure at each of the facilities are adequate to provide potable water meeting the required standards as well as effluent which are complaint with the relevant limits.

Project description: DEVELOPMENT OF WATER SAFETY PLANS, RISK ABATEMENT PLANS AND WATER CONSERVATION AND WATER DEMAND MANAGEMENT PLANS FOR PORT OF ENTRY
Services rendered: Provided development of Water Safety Plans (WSP), Wastewater Risk Abatement Plans (W2RAP) and Water Conservation and Water Demand Management Plans (WCDM) Bray, Makgobistad & Swartkopfontein Port of Entry.
Client: Department of Public Works (DPW)

Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality


Umfula Consort

Umfula Consort has been appointed for the operation and maintenance of seven wastewater treatment works in the North West Province, within the Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality. The projects included providing specialist knowledge in ensuring that infrastructure is maintained, breakdown time is minimised, data is managed properly and effluent of the best quality is produced. The project included training of people from local communities and resulted in 45 decent jobs.

Project description: PROVISION OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICES: INFRASTRUCTURE, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE CONTRACT OF WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANTS WITHIN TSWAING AND DITSOBOTLA LOCAL MUNICIPALITIES.
Services rendered: Operation and maintenance
Client: Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality

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