Place

Swaziland


Client

Ministry of Natural Resources & Energy (Department of Water Affairs)


Year

2016 - in progress

Description for Nondvo Multi-purpose Project (Swaziland)

The main purposes of Mbabane - Manzini project are:

  • provide potable water to the two cities of Mbabane and Manzini, but in the limits established by the Tripartite Agreement signed with South Africa and Mozambique;
  • increase downstream irrigation;
  • increase hydropower generation at Edwaleni and Magaduza hydropower stations;
  • augment the urban raw water supply for Matsapha/Manzini;
  • exploit the available Nondvo dam head for hydropower generation.

Main Features

  • RCC Gravity Dam ( H = 36 m, L = 300 m )
  • Reservoir ( V = 22 Mm3 )
  • Powerhouse ( Francis Turbines, IP = 132 kW, Q = 0.5 m3/s, Eavg = 1 GWh/y )
  • Irrigation Area ( approx. 800 ha )
  • Water Supply ( approx. 400'000 population )
 

Engineering Services

  • Feasibility Study
  • Detail Design
  • Tender Documents

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Dam Engineering Hydropower engineering