SOUTH AFRICA

KOEBERG NUCLEAR POWER STATION,

South Africa Nuclear Power Station  

Project Engineer for the design of the cooling water intakes and breakwaters for the Koeberg Nuclear Power Station in 1972 to 1981.

The Client was Escom and the work involved the coordination of hydrographical and topographical surveys, numerical thermal plume modelling, collection and analysis of wind, current and wave data, design of impermeable breakwaters and recommendations for maintenance dredging. The breakwaters were over 2km long, were protected by over 9,000 dolos armour units weighing 20t and cost about £3 million.