Engineers Solving World Problems – Providing Clean Drinking Water

Engineers Solving World Problems - Providing Clean Drinking Water

Water gives life to people, cities, and nature. While at times a plentiful resource, there are many places on earth where it is extremely scarce, or heavily polluted. As a result, millions of people around the world do not have access to clean drinking water.  Lithon has some smart engineers tackling this challenge. We weighed…

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The Joys & Frustrations of Water and Waste Engineering

The Joys & Frustrations of Water and Waste Engineering

Clean water is essential for life. It’s not only the reason we stay hydrated, but the reason we eat, as well. This precious resource forms the foundation for human civilisation and it makes sense that most of the world’s major cities are positioned near freshwater sources. Keeping our water clean, purifying it once it’s been…

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Temporary Water Supply Pipeline to Husab Mine

Temporary Water Supply Pipeline to Husab Mine

Services included developing innovative design solutions, field testing of solutions and full-time construction supervision. Planning, Design, Tendering and Construction Supervision of a 26 km long, DN 250 steel pipeline.  This pipeline was installed above ground and supplied water to a new large-scale mining development in the Namib Desert. The unique circumstances required an intensive design…

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