10 October 2022 - NW3243
Mohlala, Ms MR to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation
In light of the fact that the Vaal Gamagara Regional Water Supply Scheme began in 2016 with a project completion date of May 2022, (a)what (i) was the initial estimated cost for the project and (ii) total amount has been spent to date and (b) how much work has been completed to date with the replacement of the existing steel pipeline with a new pipeline?
a) (i) The initial estimated cost for the project was R 1,2 billion.
(ii) The total amount spent on the project was R 1,7 million.
b) The project comprises on the replacement of 80km of pipeline, the installation of pressure release valves and construction of chlorination building. These works were completed and the pipeline is functional