Water Supply Distribution network rehabilitation for Mahalapye and Palapye, Botswana

project Year: 
04/2016

As we are targeting selected African countries, the award to Pipe Services of these 2 projects fits our strategy and reduce our risk and dependency on the South African market.

The Palapye Major Water Supply contract that include 6 pipe jack crossings below existing roads and railways.  The sleeves that will be used is 1800mm and 1500mm inside diameters with a total jack length of 217 meters.

The Mahalapye Major Water Supply contract include 4 pipe jack crossings below existing roads and railways.  1800mm and 1500mm diameter sleeves will also be used with a total jack length of 162 meters.

Treated Water will be running in the newly installed pipes from Water Treatment Plants.  The Palapye ring will be running from Botswana International University of Science and Technology water treatment plant whilst Mahalapye ring will run from Morale Hills water treatment works.

We have just completed the first crossing of 34m in Palapye, starting another crossing under a railway line to cover 20m and continuing with the 1st Mahalapye pipejack for the project running under neath A1 road covering 61m and expecting to complete by end March 2016.  The remaining pipejack crossings will all be completed by end of August 2016.