Largest MBR plants – Africa

The following list represents the latest information we have on the largest MBR plants in the Africa region, including new contracts which have been won but not yet installed.

If you are aware of any errors or omissions, please contact us, to help us keep this list up to date. Or if you’d like to supply some reference information for our Installations directory, we’d be pleased to hear from you.

Last updated: October 2017

Largest MBR plants in Africa?

Installation Location Technology Provider Contract won date Commissioned Date PDF (MLD) ADF (MLD) Costs
Stellenbosch WWTW Stellenbosch, Western Cape SUEZ 2015 2018 67.5 27
Bellville WWTW Bellville,  Cape Town Koch Membrane Systems 2011 2014 40 23
Zandvliet WWTW Khayelitsha, Cape Town SUEZ 2006 2010 36 18 2009: ZAR100M (US$15M)
Malmesbury WWTP Malmesbury, South Africa SUEZ 2013 20 10
STEP Mediouna Grand Casablanca, Morocco SUEZ 2013 8 4 but operated at 2 (low sewage feed) 141m MAD, approx US$17.7m

PDF: Peak daily flow
ADF: Average daily flow, Megalitres per day
SUEZ: SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions (formerly GE Water & Process Technologies)


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