Plan to supply much-needed water to Bloekombos area

October 21, 2018

IOL / 19 OCTOBER 2018 - 20.00 / STAFF WRITER

 

 

 

Non-profit organisation SOS, in partnership with the world’s biggest pump manufacturer Grundfos, has announced a long-term plan to supply much-needed water to the Bloekombos area in Kraaifontein.

 

This initiative has been established to help businesses as well as schools in the area.

 

Photo: Danie Nel Photography

 

SOS director Shelley Humphrey said: “We will install water towers to provide Bloekombos with non-potable water for car-washing and irrigation for their micro-farms.

 

“We will also assist with alternate water sources for all six schools in the settlement, as well as the HIV clinic, churches and other micro-businesses there.”

 

The partnership project is also supported by M’hudi Farm, neighbour to the 45 000-strong settlement and the first fully black-owned wine farm in South Africa, and will begin with the installation of eight 5 000-litre water tanks at Masibambane Secondary School.

 

Grundfos is the world’s leading pump manufacturers, with over 16 000 employees and annual production of more than 16 million pump units a year, setting the standard in terms of innovation, efficiency, reliability and sustainability for their water solutions

 

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LINK : https://www.iol.co.za/capetimes/news/plan-to-supply-much-needed-water-to-bloekombos-area-17558332​

 

 

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