Streams of Life - The Water Supply of Port Elizabeth and Uitenhage

Table Of Contents

CONTENTS

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Foreword 2

Preface 3

Acknowledgments 5

The Author 5

1. Introduction 10

2. Uitenhage Springs 10

3. Supply from Wells 14

4. Shark's River Works 20

5. Van Stadens River Works 22

6. Sand, Palmiet and Bulk Rivers' Water Scheme 42

7. Groendal Water Scheme 58

8. Augmentation of Sand/Bulk and Van Stadens Schemes 65

9. Linton Water Treatment Works 75

10. Early Development of Sanitation 78

11. Churchill Water Scheme 82

12. Stop-Gap Water Scheme 96

13. Water Augmentation Scheme 97

14. Kouga Water Scheme 101

15. Uitenhage Augmentation Scheme 111

16. Greenbushes Scheme 115

17. Elandsjagt Water Scheme 117

18. Orange River Project 133

19. Lower Sundays River Water Scheme 140

20. Future Augmentation 152

Bibliography: Publications and Other Reference Sources 157

Annexure A: List of People Closely Involved with Port Elizabeth's Water Supply 158

Annexure B: Glossary of Technical Conversions 163

Annexure C: List of Former Senior Officials 164

Annexure D: List of Acts, White Papers, Regulations and By-laws 170

Annexure E: Spoorbek - The Magician 173

Index 176