Malta Water Reclamation Plant




Project management, Engineering design, Procurement



South Africa


March 2013 - July 2015


The project delivered the 10ML/day mine water reclamation plant comprising of a 2-stage membrane process with inter-stage softening to achieve an overall water recovery >96%. The RO permeate is mineralized and chlorinated, complying to the SANS drinking water standard. Prentec provided specialist commissioning, operation and maintenance of the mine water treatment plant.

The implementation of the project commenced March 2013 and involved the following: Engineering and detail design, Procurement, Construction, Commissioning, Operation and Maintenance.

Early planning and hands on construction management were key to delivering the project in the shortest time possible. The water retaining structures and unit process were prefabricated and then transported to site.

The infrastructure associated with the execution project included the

  • Plant and infrastructure terraces
  • Processing Plant
  • Water Retaining Structures
  • Offices
  • Control room
  • Laboratories
  • MCC’s
  • Change houses
  • Workshops
  • Stores