15 May 2018 - NW1259
Basson, Mr LJ to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation
(a) What is the current status of phase 2 of the Mokolo and Crocodile Water Augmentation Project, (b) on what date will construction (i) start and (ii) be completed, (c) who will be responsible for the construction and (d) what is the estimated cost of phase 2 of the project?
a) The project is at the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Phase. Public participation was undertaken and the Final Scoping Report was submitted to Department of Environmental Affairs in April 2018.
(b)(i) Construction is scheduled to start in January 2020.
(b)(ii) Water delivery is scheduled for January 2024. After construction, there is a Defects Notification Period of one year, and servitude rehabilitation of 2 years, and project close out is scheduled for May 2027
c) An open tender procurement process will be undertaken where the successful contractor will be responsible for construction.
The estimated cost is R 12.1 billion.