Nelson Mandela Bay ancient water wellfield projects on track


Work is progressing well on two Nelson Mandela Bay wellfields which will together deliver six megalitres of “ancient water” into the metro’s water grid and reduce pressure on the fragile Churchill Dam supply line.

Leading an oversight visit of the R55m St George’s Wellfield project in St George’s Park on Tuesday, project manager Matthew Hills explained how water would be extracted from four separate boreholes, each about 300m deep...

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