Containerised Potable Water Treatment Plants

Containerised potable water treatment plants (CPWTP) from Veolia Water Technologies South Africa (Veolia) treat river, brackish and borehole water to potable water standards. Forming part of Veolia’s mobile water treatment services, these plants create high-grade potable water by using a range of treatment processes and methods based on feed water standards to deliver efficient, high-quality and scalable treatment solutions for communities. This makes them the ideal package plants for drinking water servicing out-of-the way communities and mining camps, for example.

Pre-assembled and factory acceptance tested (FAT) in Veolia’s Sebenza workshop in Johannesburg East, makes Veolia’s containerised water treatment systems unique to South Africa, although they are supplied into Africa and globally where required. These plants are designed to provide Veolia’s clients’ with the ability to reduce or remove turbidity, taste, odour and colour from their feedwater on any location, no matter how remote.


Veolia’s containerised water plants are designed for ease of service and maintenance, which translates to fewer challenges for plant managers. Some of the other advantages of these package water treatment plants include:

  • Fast delivery times
  • User-friendly plug-and-play installation
  • Minimal set-up and maintenance
  • No installation costs
  • Transferrable from site to site
  • Design incorporates future expansion
  • Robust construction
  • Tamper-proof container
  • Cost-effective treatment system

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Additionally, Veolia’s containerised water treatment plants are energy efficient, facilitate easy integration into other plant systems and can be easily adapted to meet clients’ specific requirements

Containerised Potable Water Treatment Plants form part of Veolia’s Mobile Water Treatment Services, which includes Containerised Sewage Treatment Plants and Mobile Water Treatment Plants.

Containerised potable water treatment plants ensure you get the benefits of Veolia’s water treatment plants where ever you need them to be!


The quality of the feed water determines the configuration of the containerised potable water treatment plant. They can be equipped with any technology, such as clarification, sand filtration, carbon filtration and membrane treatment, among others.

The majority of our water treatment plants are available as Containerised Modular Water Treatment Plants, enabling Veolia to transport these plants to site anywhere in Africa. A distinct advantage of these plants, in addition to their easy transportability, is their plug-n-play capability. 

Let us help you build a containerised potable water treatment plant for your requirements. Send us an enquiry (below) or phone us on +27 (0) 10 040 7310. 


CPWTP Treatment

The technologies used by Veolia makes its CPWTPs s ideal for:

  • Clarification
  • Filtration
  • Membrane Technology
  • Ion Exchange
  • Disinfection

Products and components are sourced from reputable suppliers and OEMs locally and internationally, providing you with the best quality possible. 


These plants are suitable for mining camps and villages, small towns, temporary installations, schools, resorts, lodges and many more. Some of the industrieswhich benefit from MWTPs include:

  • Tourism
  • Agriculture
  • Pulp and Paper
  • Power and Mining
  • Food and Beverage
  • Military

Whether from boreholes, rivers or even the ocean, we will tailor a solution for your requirements from over 350 proprietary treatment technologies. 


Some recent CPWTP projects 

  • 300 m³/h for a coal mine in South Africa
  • 3 m³/h & 6 m³/h for South African coal mine
  • 20 m³/h for luxury game lodge in Botswana
  • 2 X 30 m³/h for Botswanan high school
  • 8 m³/h for Iron Ore Mine in Liberia


All products and equipment, which includes but is not limited to, includes pressure vessels, pumps, motors, membranes, instrumentation, valves and chemicals, all of which meet strict quality control standards, including ISO, ASME, AWS, SABS, ANSI and NSF.

For more information on mobile water treatment solutions, please complete the following form:

Containerised Potable Water Treatment Plant enquiry

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