The A.L. Abbott group is presently responsible for the monitoring, operation and control of more than 200 water and wastewater treatment plants throughout the RSA, with a client base including Central, Regional and Local Government, Mining Houses, and industry.
From July 1998 to June 2001, A.L. Abbott & Associates provided monitoring and advisory services to all the water and sewage treatment plants operated by the Department of Water Affairs & Forestry throughout the Northern Province. These include 99 watercare plants, 21 boreholes and 54 other sampling points.
From March 2002 to February 2004, A.L. Abbott & Associates completed a similar contract in Mpumalanga, which covers 40 watercare plants and 43 boreholes.
All the watercare plants in the Eastern Cape (excluding Metropolitan Areas) were surveyed by A.L. Abbott & Associates on behalf of the Municipal Mentoring Project.
In addition to the above, responsible for the design, construction and commissioning of the first full-scale plant for composting of domestic sewage sludges in RSA at Stellenbosch. A second such plant was designed and constructed at Ceres, this to accommodate sewage sludge, domestic refuse and fruit industry solid waste.
Pilot scale research, design, commissioning and operation of a full-scale anaerobic digestion system for the treatment of the whole load of distillery effluent produced in Stellenbosch. This plant operated successfully for a number of years.
A wide range of treatment plants have been designed for industry to deal with specific water and/or effluent problems.