Coega gets approval for desalination plant

2018-02-22 06:01
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“The approval of the EIA is a major leap towards fulfil-ling the Coega SEZ’s vision to locate one of the largest ADZs in South Africa on one geographical footprint, in the Coega SEZ and respond to the severe water shortages experienced by the Nelson Mandela Bay (NMB),” says Dr Keith du Plessis CDC Manager: Project Development.

The CDC now has authorization to develop facilities for the desalination of water with a maximum capacity of 60 million litres (Ml) per day.

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Major strides have been made over the past few years that have seen die costs associated with desalination coming down substantially.

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