Ndlambe Municipality launched this afternoon that the grand anticipated 2 mega litre (ML) seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) plant turned into handed over to the municipality by contractor Quality Filtration Programs (QFS) on Wednesday June 23.
A delegation comprising Ndlambe mayor Khululwa Ncamiso, ward councillors, and officers from the department of water and sanitation (DWS) and Ndlambe had been taken on a guided tour of the plant, and had been ready to pattern the water produced by the plant.
QFS will proceed to speed and video show the plant for the following three years, municipal manager Rolly Dumezweni acknowledged in an announcement.
“As from tomorrow, the water produced by the plant will more than seemingly be circulated thru Port Alfred’s reticulation system,” he acknowledged.
“In the quick term, it’ll dramatically give a increase to the availability of water, nonetheless, it desire to be notorious that the emergency Sarel Hayward quick-term solution present is drawing to a shut. We’re aloof pumping water from the central boreholes, Nel Farm, Fish Farm and East Financial institution dune system. High lying areas will aloof experience water shortages because the metropolis requires 6ML moderate per day. The municipality will proceed to carrier Jo Jo tanks supplied in strategic aspects.”
The municipality again reminded residents that strict water restrictions are aloof in order and residents are requested to thrill advise water sparingly.