Water Conveyance Tunnels

WSP designs and manages the construction of water and wastewater tunnels, aqueducts, CSO tunnels and offshore outfalls, and deep shafts in all ground conditions.




Putting Our Experience to Work for You

WSP designs and manages the construction of water-supply tunnels, aqueducts, CSO tunnels and offshore outfalls, and deep shafts in all ground conditions. Our experience includes geotechnical investigations and assessments, ground improvement, and tunneling design, including TBM, SEM and micro-tunneling, tunnelling in gassy or contaminated ground, and seismic engineering to keep water tunnels operable in the event of earthquakes or other disasters.

WSP offers complete advisory services for developing water conveyance systems, including planning, design, and construction management services. Our extensive experience includes the design and construction management of water and wastewater conveyance tunnels, pipelines, pump stations, flow control facilities, shafts, and special structures related to water and wastewater conveyance.

Our coastal projects include:

WSP recently completed a detailed feasibility study for the Seawater Intakes and Brine Outfall works at Umgeni Water’s two large desalination plants in the east coast of South Africa. 

WSP is currently involved in the detail design, tender documentation and construction of a new sewerage pre-treatment facility for the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality in East London.

Recently WSP completed a detailed feasibility study of direct marine seawater intake and brine outfall structures of a proposed reverse osmosis desalination plant for Aurecon, in Port Elizabeth

WSP is also a consultant on a marine brine outfall project in Lamberts Bay, Western Cape, South Africa. This project includes preliminary and detail design, costing, contract documentation and administration, and site supervision for the proposed marine works.

Our coastal projects include:

WSP recently completed a detailed feasibility study for the Seawater Intakes and Brine Outfall works at Umgeni Water’s two large desalination plants in the east coast of South Africa. 

WSP is currently involved in the detail design, tender documentation and construction of a new sewerage pre-treatment facility for the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality in East London.

Recently WSP completed a detailed feasibility study of direct marine seawater intake and brine outfall structures of a proposed reverse osmosis desalination plant for Aurecon, in Port Elizabeth

WSP is also a consultant on a marine brine outfall project in Lamberts Bay, Western Cape, South Africa. This project includes preliminary and detail design, costing, contract documentation and administration, and site supervision for the proposed marine works.