Various Private/Public Client Groundwater Assessment/Development Projects

Umvoto Africa has undertaken numerous smaller groundwater assessment (including desktop studies, hydrocensus, geophysics and borehole siting) and groundwater development (including drilling, testing, hydrochemical sampling and analysis, yield analysis and water use licence application) work for various private and public clients. These include:

  • Residential estates e.g. Faircape Group (Tokai Estate, Onrus Manor, Noordhoek Manor), Klein Slangkop Estate (Kommetjie), Kenrock Country Estate (Hout Bay), Ruyteplaats Private Mountain Estate (Hout Bay), Groote Schuur Estate (Rondebosch), Disa Park (Vredehoek), Quaggaskloof (Brandvlei Dam), Lakewood Village (Hermanus).
  • Pharmaceutical industry e.g. GSK (Epping), Fine Chemicals Corporation (Epping), BBI Solutions (Epping), Johnson & Johnson (Retreat), The Biovac Institute (Ndabeni).
  • Industry and commercial developments e.g. Tongaat Hulett Starch (Bellville South), Levi Strauss (Epping), Priontex (Wynberg), City of Cape Town Department of Water and Sanitation Office (Bellville), Cavendish Square (Claremont), De Ville Centre (Durbanville), Black River Park (Woodstock), Consol Glass (Cape Flats and Bellville), Propet (Tableview).
  • Educational facilities e.g. University of Cape Town, Wynberg Boys’ High School, Fish Hoek High School, Rusthof LSEN School (Strand), Swellendam Primary School, Khanya Primary School (Philippi), Bonnievale Primary School.
  • Hospitals and clinics – twelve facilities as part of the Provincial Government of the Western Cape’s Water Business Continuity Plan, including the major Groote Schuur Hospital and Red Cross Children’s Hospital.
  • City of Cape Town landfill site (active and closed) groundwater monitoring infrastructure upgrade.
  • Groundwater monitoring programme and stormwater management plan development for eight poultry farms in the Western Cape.
  • Energy projects e.g. Eskom Pinotage Substation (Somerset West), Bokpoort CSP groundwater monitoring (Northern Cape), various proposed solar PV/CSP development groundwater assessments for AE-AMD Renewable Energy, rehabilitation of Koeberg’s production boreholes.
  • Specialist groundwater and freshwater assessments for EIAs and water use licence applications e.g. V&A Waterfront service station, Corruseal Western Cape (Somerset West), Engen West Coast 1 Stop, Kwa-Nozici Minerals/Mosotetsi (small scale diamond and manganese mining near Lichtenburg).
  • Contamination assessments e.g. Langrug informal settlement (Franschhoek)
  • Numerous farms and nature reserves e.g. Barton Vineyards (Bot River), Boesmansrivier (Bonnievale), Cordier’s River (Prince Albert), Zeekoegat (Wellington), Highlands Stud (Robertson), Bosch Heuwel (Stanford), Brown Dog Farm (Baardskeerdersbos), Sadawa Game Reserve (Tankwa Karoo), Gamkaberg Nature Reserve (Calitzdorp), Sewefontein (Citrusdal), Middelberg (Stanford), Verlorenvalley (Touws River), Takkap (McGregor), Zwaanswyk (Piketberg), Thaba Tholo Game Farm (Thabazimbi), Knuy Farm (Ladismith), Skaapkraal (Malmesbury).
  • Private domestic residents throughout Cape Town and other major towns in the Western Cape.
GSK Drilling
Noordhoek Manor Drilling