30 August 2018 - Emfuleni Local Municipality (ELM) has a number of upgrades on the pipeline for its Leeuwkuil WWTW. The upgrades will be centered on catchment pump station repairs, Water Conservation and Water Demand Management (WCWDM), construction of a new rising main and the upgrading of the Leeuwkuil WWTP capacity by 15 Ml/d.
This upgrade to the Leeuwkuil WWTW forms part of the Sedibeng Regional Sanitation Scheme (SRSS). The SRSS is a multi-faceted sanitation project aimed at developing a sustainable bulk sanitation capacity in the Sedibeng region. The upgrade work of the overall SRSS will cost an estimated amount of R 4.31 billion exclusive of VAT and will span over a period of 18 years.