The Desilting of the Camps Drift Canal

About This Project

Project Type: Stormwater Drainage
Client: Msunduzi Municipality
Location: Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Project Value: R 1 500 000
Fee Value: R 800 000
Completion Date: Monday, 21 May 2018
Duration: 1 yrs, 2 months

Lead Consultant of a Multi-Disciplinary Professional Team, Project Manager & Civil Engineer.

The Msunduzi Municipality commissioned HN Consulting to undertake a detailed feasibility study into all aspects of the desilting operation as part of maintenance and dredging of the Camps Drift canal.

This included an examination of the different possible methods of desilting, a geotechnical study looking at the nature of the silt and its possible uses, a study of possible means of silt disposal as well as an economic study looking at the costs and benefits of desilting. Further work will include the implementation stage in procuring a specialist contractor to undertake the works.