EVN AFRICA - Selected Assignments

IRRIGATION DEVELOPMENT - P1

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Mhinga Irrigation : Limpopo Province Irrigation. Design and construction management of 75ha coffee irrigation scheme. Rehabilitation of pump stations. Department of Agriculture 01/87 12/88 1.23
Makatini : KwaZulu Natal Irrigation. The Makatini Irrigation Scheme is the largest scheme in South Africa formed by emerging farmers. Our activities included the planning, design and construction supervision of some 1360 ha of irrigation subdivided into 10ha plots and served by two pump stations of 2.5 MW installed capacity each. In addition ongoing activities on the upgrading, maintenance and management planning have been undertaken on the overall scheme with a total area of 3950ha. Department of Agriculture 06/85 38.85
Ndombeni Nkunduse Irrigation Scheme : KwaZulu Natal Irrigation planning for 800 ha of sugar cane development for emerging farmers on Hluhluwe River. Detailed socio-economic study was followed by engineering technical and agricultural analysis to prove viability. Not implemented due to tack of financing. Department of Agriculture 05/86 06/89 7.00
Grootklip Irrigation : Limpopo Province Irrigation. Design and construction management of 80 ha irrigation scheme comprising balancing dam, pump station, main supply pipelines, field layout, infield subsurface pipework, microjet irrigation system. Department of Agriculture 01/87 09/87 0.70
Dumfries Irrigation Scheme : Limpopo Province Irrigation. Design and construction supervision of a 250ha irrigation scheme with concrete lined canals, pump stations, mechanised and microjet irrigation systems. Department of Agriculture 01/88 12/89 10.50
Giyani Township raw water supply : Limpopo Province Raw water supply for irrigation of Golf course and Parks. Design and construction management of balancing dam and gravity feed to golf course and parks. Department of Agriculture 01/88 12/88 1.40
Zoeknog Coffee Scheme : Bushbuckridge Limpopo Province Irrigation. Design and construction management of 100 ha coffee irrigation scheme, comprising pump station, main supply pipelines, field layout, infield subsurface pipework, microjet irrigation system. Lebowa Water Affairs Department 01/90 12/93 11.38
Makuleke Irrigation Scheme : Limpopo Province Irrigation. Design and construction management of 200ha irrigation scheme comprising 4km concrete lined canal, balancing dam, pump station, main supply pipelines, field layout, infield subsurface pipework, sprinkler irrigation system. Department of Agriculture 01/90 12/91 8.40
Tugela Estates : Limpopo Province Irrigation. A detailed feasibility study on the upgrading of the 600 ha Tugela Estates Irrigation scheme addressed social, land tenure, pedological and economic issues. Implementation of proposals were postponed due to lack of government funding. Department of Agriculture 01/90 06/93 1.05
Nwanedi River Pumps : Limpopo Province Irrigation. Design and construction management of 10 transportable pumping installations (875 kW installed) to augment the supply to an existing irrigation scheme. Department of Agriculture 01/91 12/91 1.93
Tugela Ferry : KwaZulu Natal Irrigation (470 ha). Upgrading of a 470 ha flood irrigation scheme through improvements to the canal system and construction of 22 balancing dams for might storage. Activities also included the design of a management system appropriate to the local management capacity and an irrigation scheduling model. Department of Agriculture 06/91 08/92 2.10
Olifants Irrigation Basic Planning : Limpopo Province Irrigation. Basic planning and preliminary engineering design for rehabilitation of 1600ha existing flood irrigation and conversion to sprinkler, centre pivot and mechanised irrigation systems. Department of Agriculture 01/92 52.50
Maphophoma Dam and Irrigation : Limpopo Province Irrigation. Detailed feasibility study on the proposed Maphophoma irrigation Scheme included design and costing of a storage feasibility, pump station(s) and the irrigation system. The study showed that the scheme was not viable. Department of Agriculture 07/93 2.63
Ndhengeza Tomato Farm : Limpopo Province Basic Planning Irrigation 400 ha. Basic planning and preliminary engineering design for irrigation of 400 ha tomatoes. Department of Agriculture 01/94 12/94 7.88
Letsitele River Bobs Canal : Limpopo Province Irrigation. Refurbishing existing unlined earth irrigation canal serving 6 farmers by Masonry lining thereof and appurtenant upgrading. Department of Agriculture 01/94 12/94 2.63
Sabie Hoxani : Bushbuckridge : Limpopo Province Irrigation : 600ha. Design and construction management of 160 ha irrigation scheme comprising 12 riverine pump stations, main supply pipelines, field layout, infield subsurface pipework and various irrigation systems for tropical fruits. Department of Agriculture 01/94 12/94 10.50

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