Sanika Waterproofing Specialists was contracted to assist with the waterproofing of several poorly constructed, reservoirs in the Acornhoek and Bushbuck Ridge areas. The reservoirs were a vital source of water for the region, but they were experiencing leaks in joints, cold joints and tie holes. To permanently solve the waterproofing issue, a complete waterproofing system was required.
Masetloaka Scott Wilson, the civil, water and consulting engineers for the Department of Water Affairs, South Africa, chose Kryton authorized distributor, Sanika Waterproofing Specialists the contract of repairing the reservoirs.
Sanika Waterproofing Solutions used the Krystol Leak Repair System, Krystol T1®, and Krystol Baricote to properly waterproof the cold joints and tie holes, which were identified as the source of water
penetraton from the flood tests.
The reservoirs have now been commissioned for use with no leaks, and is supplying water, a precious reasource in this region, to its residents.
As part of the Krystol Leak Repair System, Krystol Repair Grout is a crystalline concrete waterproofing product that stops the flow of water to permanently repair leaking cracks, holes and joints in concrete, and can also be used to resurface and waterproof defective, damaged or deteriorating concrete. The grout employs advanced fiber technology and shrinkage controlling additives to prevent cracking.