Project name: Selebi Phikwe Immediate Works Detailed Design
Client name: Water Utilities Corporation
Location: Botswana
Project value: P176 million
Project description 

In April 2004 the Water Utilities Corporation commissioned ACE GIBB to prepare the Selebi Phikwe Water Master Plan Update 2004 Pre-Investment Study. ACE GIBB was further appointed for the detailed design phase of the Immediate Works as identified in the Master Plan.

ACE GIBB design responsibilities for:
  • Providing new variable speed drives for improved efficiency at the Letsibogo dam pumps for transfer of the raw water to Selebi Phikwe water treatment works (wtw)
  • Extending the treatment plant capacity at the Selebi Phikwe wtw from 20,000m3/day to 35,000m3/day
  • New high lift clear water pumps
  • A new 700mm dia pipeline from Selebi Phikwe wtw to the storage reservoirs
  • Additional storage reservoirs, capacity increasing from 20,000m3 to 37,500m3
  • An elevated tank with clear water pumps and standby generator
  • A 500mm diameter ring main to reinforce existing supply and to supply future development



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