OFFSHORE PIPELINES AND PUMP HOUSE FOR THE DESALINATION PLANT IN THE REGION OF ERONGO (NAMIBIA)
- Start Date / End Date: 2012
- Place: REGION OF ERONGO, NAMIBIA
- Scope: Basic Tender Project Design
Intake and outfall pipelines and pump house for a new desalination plant as well as coastal protection.
Pipelines: Design conditioned by the rocky nature of the sea bed and the rough sea à horizontal directional drilling (HDD) for most of the pipeline route.
PE 100, solid wall
Outside diameter (mm)
2 x 1863 = 3726
2 x 1807 = 3614
1296 + 1176 = 2472
1180 + 1060 = 2240
Maximum flow rate (m3/h)
8690 / 4860 (operation)• Precast concrete intake structure• 100 m diffuser section, 2 outlet ports every 20 m (12 ports in all)
Pump house: 6 filter channels and
6 pumps (Q = 1930 m3/h) Hydraulic, shape, structure and construction method design.