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Friedenheim Pump Station and Hydro-electric plant

Project value: R3.2 million (1986)
Size/capacity: 793 l/s
MBB visualized, designed and developed an innovative 2 MW hydroelectric power plant and pump station, supplying power to the pump station and delivering water for 1 367 ha of irrigation through a 2.4 km long, Ø700mm steel pipeline via 4 x 300 kW centrifugal pumps. The excess power generated is sold to the local Municipality.