Zitholele Consulting’s Engineering division combines leading-edge Civil, Structural and Process Engineering with in-depth experience to deliver total solutions that satisfy the needs of our clients. A client-focused structure enables Zitholele to customise project solutions according to clients’ needs and budgets, whilst offering a full range of services, from project management, feasibility studies, planning, design, construction management and project closure.

Water Engineering

Today’s major challenges for water engineers and managers include securing water for consumption and industries, and protecting vital ecosystems. Zitholele understands the challenges of supplying, treating and managing water resources in a water scarce country. Given the ever-growing importance of Water Management, Zitholele can offer, with the other divisions within the company, an integrated solution.

Our core services include:

  • Process Engineering
  • Water Treatment
  • Wastewater Treatment
  • Bulk Sewer and Water Networks
  • Project Management

Water Treatment

The Zitholele Consulting/Golder Associates Africa team has undertaken a number of potable water treatment projects.

These projects typically include the following:

  • Characterisation of the raw water source in terms of reliable yield, water quality, seasonality etc.
  • Conceptual development of the project in terms of raw water conveyance, water treatment, potable water distribution, treatment residual (sludge) handling, finance, operation and maintenance.
  • Engineering Design
  • Construction Management
  • Plant Commissioning
  • Operations, Maintenance and Training

Process Engineering

Zitholele offers a comprehensive range of Process Engineering services to our clients. With our association with Golder Associates Africa, our process team comprises of experienced process engineers, including industry-leading experts in water and wastewater process technologies. The latest computer simulation software is used for the building of process, flow and load prediction models.

Our key areas of focus are:

  • Process Optimisation of Existing Treatment Plants
  • Potable Water Treatment
  • Activated Sludge Treatment Systems
  • Anaerobic Treatment Processes
  • Biological Filtration
  • Sludge Handling

Wastewater Treatment

Zitholele provides optimum solutions for the treatment of wastewater by utilising our extensive knowledge of the processes and operational constraints.

We offer a full engineering design service including:

  • Process Selection and Optimisation
  • Process Audits
  • Options Analysis
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Geometric Plant Layout
  • Hydraulic Design
  • Detailed Civil Design and Specifications
  • Mechanical Specifications
  • Construction Management
  • Commissioning
  • HAZOP Studies
  • Operating and Maintenance Manuals
  • Project Management

Programme, Project and Construction Management

Effective Project Management is critical to the success of any of our clients’ developments. We have experience in the provision of a complete range of management services to the engineering industry. We assist our clients in developing their projects from concept, through development and procurement, to hand-over and implementation.

We are also able to provide the following associated services:

  • Financial and Budget Management
  • Life Cycle Costing
  • Risk and Value Management
  • Workshop Facilitation and Reporting
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Cost Benefit Analysis
  • Contract Document Preparation
  • Contract Administration
  • Construction Monitoring

Development and Infrastructure Engineering

Zitholele has extensive experience in the design of roads, bulk earthworks, storm water management systems, and sewer and water reticulation systems.

Our services include:

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Development of Master Plans
  • Network Modelling – Hydraulic and Water Quality
  • Hydraulic Design
  • Pump Stations and Rising Mains
  • Road Engineering
  • Township Services
  • Catchment Analysis and Floodline Determination
  • Stormwater Management
  • Major Earthworks and Dam Modelling and Design
  • Labour Intensive Construction Management

Structual Engineering

Zitholele has undertaken numerous complex and routine structural engineering assignments.

Our services include:

  • Stadiums
  • Community Centres and Municipal Type Structures
  • Warehouses and Factories
  • Forensic Investigations

Other Services

Environmental and Waste Management

Zitholele Consulting offers a range of Environmental Management and Communications Services, from Environmental Impact Assessments, Strategic Planning, Public Participation and Communication Strategies. Our aim is to provide clients with sustainable solutions that are socially and environmentally acceptable. Our skills base comprises Environmental Practitioners and Professional Scientists, and Public Participation Practitioners.

Strategic Communication

Zitholele Consulting’s development Communication services are divided into awareness creation, public participation, development and implementation of communication strategies. These services are characterized by conceptual flexibility and diversity of communication techniques used to address our client’s communication challenges.