FW Besproeiing en Ingenieurs Komatipoort (Pty) Ltd

Our hardworking team

Christiaan Opperman

Irrigation Designer

Christiaan holds a diploma in Agiculture from the Lowveld Agricultural College. He is an experienced SABI approved Irrigation Designer and is also responsible for irrigation design at FW. He joined the business in 2006 and has valuable technical experience in all aspects of irrigation. He is responsible for Irrigation Design, Technical Irrigation consulting, Exports, Logistics and Retail. 

Email: christiaan@besproei.co.za

Office: 013 - 793 8132

Mobile: 082 440 5098

Henning van der Westhuizen

Water Engineer

Henning obtained a Civil Engineering degree at the University of Pretoria and is a Registered Professional Engineer with ECSA. He is a Water Engineer with 8 years of experience as a consultant within the civil industry. Henning has a good understanding and working knowledge of mechanical equipment, specifically pumps and valves. For the supply and installation of optimum functioning mechanical components within a bigger scheme/system, he has the ability to write performance and functional specifications and to manage quality control. Henning has a fundamental understanding of hydraulics of both free surface - and pressure flow systems. He has experience in writing and managing contracts, for the construction and operation of facilities. These facilities include water/wastewater treatment works, pump stations and pipelines. Henning has commissioned an 84 Ml/day waste water treatment plant and managed the operation of said plant for 8 months. As an Engineer Henning always gives due regard to health, safety and environmental aspects on projects.

Email: henning@besproei.co.za

Office Phone: 013 - 793 8132

Mobile: 063 784 6751

Alan Bach


Alan has a Bachelor of Commerce degree and has for the last 20 years been a South African agent for two foreign Mining companies supplying into the local Metallurgical industry.  Alan brings two decades of commercial, mining and supply chain experience into the irrigation industry.

Email: alan@besproei.co.za

Office: 013 - 793 8132

Lothar Paul


Lothar is qualified as a Metallurgist with more than 25 years’ experience in the steel and ferro-alloy industry. Part of this experience was as General Works Manager of a smelter with project management responsibilities of projects up to R210 million. This also included storm water management with water filtration, reticulation and irrigation. Lothar is also a qualified SABI designer.

Email: lothar@besproei.co.za

Office: 013 - 793 8132

Marco van Niekerk

Steelwork manager 

Marco has 13 years’ experience in Irrigation Installations (filter and pump installations), Structural Steel builds (including also pack house equipment manufacturing and installation) and civil projects of all descriptions. Marco takes pride in his work and his many satisfied customers are a testament to this. Call Marco on 0825437484 to discuss your next project.

Email: marco@besproei.co.za

Mobile: 0825437484