Technical Tours

TECHNICAL TOURS

Technical tours will take place on Friday, 23 November 2018. Each tour is limited to 60 people. Please select your option on the Registration Form. 

WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT

Wastewater treatment plant is designing, building and commissioning the largest membrane bio-reactor (MBR) in the country to date – without disrupting the throughput of the existing plant.   

Raw municipal wastewater passes through coarse screens for degritting, before passing through fine screens and undergoing anaerobic, anoxic and aerobic treatment. Ultrafiltration and dewatering of sludge make up the final processes.

INFORMAL SETTLEMENT TOUR

There are around 146,000 households in 437 informal settlement pockets in Cape Town. Many were established before democracy but are still not recognised as permanent and their residents lack occupation rights and security of tenure.