PROJECTS

Oudsthoorn Groundwater Project

Umvoto Africa was appointed in 2000 to undertake a project on the Deep Artesian Groundwater Exploration for Oudtshoorn Supply (DAGEOS). Umvoto Africa continue with the management of the current Oudtshoorn Groundwater Project (OGP) which includes the drilling, testing and monitoring of numerous high yielding artesian boreholes within the Peninsula Aquifer of the TMG. Drilling has …

ORWSS Malmani sub-group Dolomites feasibility study

Umvoto Africa was appointed by the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) in 2016 as the lead Professional Service Provider (PSP) for a Feasibility Plan and study execution for Groundwater Resource Development of the Malmani Subgroup Dolomites within the Olifants River Water Supply System (ORWSS). The aim was to secure groundwater as a long-term option …

All Towns Southern Reconciliation Strategies and Support to the WCWSS Reconciliation Strategy

Umvoto was the lead consultant for the DWS National Water Resource Planning Directorate on the development and subsequent support to the implementation and maintenance of Reconciliation Strategies for all Towns in the Southern Planning Region. This undertaking required the projection of domestic water demand, available water supply, associated intervention options and strategic recommendations for all …

Circum Minerals – Danakil

Umvoto Africa was contracted by Circum Minerals from late 2013 to undertake the water resource assessment for the Danakil potash project, involving desktop studies remote sensing analysis and numerical modelling; weather station installation and hydroclimatological monitoring; and the drilling and testing of five 75 – 165m deep, high-yielding (>50 litres/second), wide-diameter production boreholes into the …

Overstrand Municipality

Hermanus Umvoto Africa was appointed by Overstrand Local Municipality (LM) in 2001 to proceed with a groundwater investigation and exploration to augment the water supply to the growing town of Hermanus.  After completing the drilling and testing programme at Gateway Wellfield and the surrounding area in the mid-2000s, with groundwater abstraction being initiated from the …

City of Cape Town

TMG – Table Mountain Group Umvoto Africa has been the groundwater consultant for the City of Cape Town’s Table Mountain Group (TMG) Aquifer Feasibility Study and Pilot Project since 2002, where groundwater exploration has been undertaken at various target sites from Steenbras Dam northwards to Voëlvlei Dam. Groundwater development and wellfield implementation has been initiated …