Engineering News | Water Engineering and Infrastructure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/water-engineering-and-infrastructure Sat, 22 Sep 2018 03:52:31 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Installation of water metering system complete http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-completes-water-metering-systems-installation-2018-07-06 Donald Makhafola Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:01:00 +0200 490410 1530541316 1530828060 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000734811_resized_boschmunitechmeteringsystem06181022.jpg COMPLIANT The Krohne Waterflux electromagnetic flow meter is a low maintenance water meter which meets stringent potable water standards designed for bidirectional flow measurement 511 287 Cheap valve imports taking over the local market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cheap-valve-imports-taking-over-the-local-market-2018-07-06 Donald Makhafola Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 490263 1530541316 1530828000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Technology provides digital water solution for Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/technology-provides-digital-water-solution-for-africa-2018-07-06 Donald Makhafola Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 490428 1530541316 1530828000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000734832_resized_sewageeffluentifatprovided1022.jpg GOING DIGITAL Siemens shows how digitalisation of water management processes is creating impressive new possibilities to increase efficiency and reduce costs 511 287 Rescue Rod http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rescue-rod-2018-07-06 Creamer Media Reporter Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 491501 1530605599 1530828000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000737562_resized_c8941191022.jpg 511 287 New tech, investments can reduce water crisis http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-tech-investments-can-reduce-water-crisis-2018-07-06 Donald Makhafola Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 490276 1530782551 1530828000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000735042_resized_waterengineeringbloomberg3047251601180620171022.jpg COLLABORATIVE MANAGEMENT South Africa is depending on a complex and technically challenging bulk-water supply which requires a high level of expertise and coordination 511 287 Low maintenance treatment plants supplied to hospital http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hospital-supplied-with-low-maintenance-plants-2018-07-06 Donald Makhafola Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 490405 1530782603 1530828000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000734786_resized_veolabambisanawaterengineering06181022jpg.jpg WATER SOLUTION Veolia's packaged water treatment plants provide potable water to Bambisana Hospital and treats its sewage water 511 287 S Africa wastewater facilities in disrepair http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-africa-wastewater-facilities-in-disrepair-2018-07-06 Donald Makhafola Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 489782 1530782632 1530828000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000734475_resized_sewageeffluentpond6motetemaprovided1022.jpg WASTEWATER South Africa can increase the amount of wastewater treated, to boost water supply 511 287 Repairing of ageing water infrastructure can increase supply http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/repairing-of-ageing-water-infrastructure-can-increase-supply-2018-07-06 Donald Makhafola Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 490385 1530782653 1530828000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000734717_resized_watertap10214duane1022.jpg WATER SCARCE South Africa needs to adopt more sustainable approaches to managing available water through smarter water governance stewardship 511 287 Groundwater a viable water saving initiative http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/firms-initiative-to-make-groundwater-a-viable-resource-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466218 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681236_resized_markschapersjgafrika31022.jpg MARK SCHAPERS JG Afrika’s systematic approach is transferred to all activities involved in completing groundwater projects 511 287 Global water insecurity calls for water infrastructure maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-water-insecurity-calls-for-water-infrastructure-maintenance-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466187 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681175_resized_cropfailurebloomberg20171022.jpg FOOD INSECURITY Food is heavily reliant on water supply. Scarce water supply puts crops and livestock at risk 511 287 Nonconformance of standards exacerbates drought conditions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/non-conformance-of-pipes-standards-exacerbates-s-african-drought-conditions-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466137 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681044_resized_rareplastics20171022.jpg CONFORMING TO STANDARDS SATAS or SABS accreditation is essential to ensuring reliable water infrastructure that adheres to strict standards 511 287 Population increase outstrips water infrastructure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/population-increase-outstrips-water-infrastructure-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466022 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680864_resized_ingulabedforddam1022.jpg BEDFORD DAM The Bedford Dam, constructed in 2011, is one of the few notable water infrastructure projects in the past 20 years 511 287 Technology suitable for South African context http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/technology-suitable-for-s-africa-context-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466457 1507616814 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Western Cape municipality begins master plan to combat water loss http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/western-cape-municipality-begins-master-plan-to-combat-water-loss-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466165 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681120_resized_willemliebenbergandandrekowalenskiofdrakensteinmunicipality1022.jpg MASTER PLANNERS Willem Liebenberg and André Kowalewski (right) of the Drakenstein municipality are at the forefront of the master plan 511 287 Strides made in smart solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-making-strides-in-smart-solutions-2017-06-30 Tasneem Bulbulia Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455309 1498548113 1498773600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New solution available in SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alternative-solution-for-water-purification-2017-06-30 Tasneem Bulbulia Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455413 1498548113 1498773600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656543_resized_filconfiltersecuaphoto20620171022.jpg ALTERNATIVE SOLUTION MIOX’s on-site chemical generators are an alternative to using hazardous chemicals for water treatment 511 287 Short- and long-term options for ailing supply http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/short--and-long-term-options-for-ailing-supply-2017-06-30 Tasneem Bulbulia Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455286 1498548113 1498773600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656454_resized_vaaldamwalldeneysvillefreestatewater20117duane1022.jpg DAMNING STATE Dams in South Africa are under pressure to meet a growing water demand 511 287 Smart water solutions promise improved efficiencies for S Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/smart-water-solutions-promise-improved-efficiencies-for-s-africa-2017-06-30 Tasneem Bulbulia Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455310 1498548113 1498773600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656450_resized_africanutilityweeksiemenssapglobalreselleragreement04201711022.jpg DATA CRUNCHER Smart solutions combine large amount of raw data with artificial intelligence, in order to convert this into useful information to be used for predicting scenarios 511 287 Three-tier approach necessitated to tackle water losses http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/three-tier-approach-necessitated-to-tackle-water-losses-2017-06-30 Tasneem Bulbulia Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455141 1498548113 1498773600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656458_resized_waterengineeringwaterpipesbloomberg312858496130620171022.jpg PIPE DOWN Jasco is using data analysis to detect when a leak or burst occurs in the water system 511 287 SBS Tanks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sbs-tanks-2017-06-30 Zandile Mavuso Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454955 1498553334 1498773600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659832_resized_0000655621img19481022.jpg 511 287 Verni MC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/verni-mc-2017-06-30 Zandile Mavuso Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454841 1498553391 1498773600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659839_resized_0000655299essenzsimplonvergelung20079300dpi1022.jpg 511 287 SAPPMA and PPCA’s pipes XI conference http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sappma-and-ppcas-pipes-xi-conference-2017-06-30 Creamer Media Reporter Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456545 1498553446 1498773600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69630_06.19_sappma_engineeringnews_pr.pdf8526743SAPPMA_EngineeringNews_PR SAPPMA_EngineeringNews_PR RamPiping Systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rampiping-systems-2016-04-29 Tracy Hancock COMPANY PROFILE Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 410324 1476176880 1476396000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000545461_resized_0000542521abbrasiveresistantceramcore11022.jpg 511 287 Plastic pipes integral to water infrastructure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/plastic-pipes-integral-to-water-infrastructure-2016-09-22 Kimberley Smuts Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 428894 1475504726 1475791200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 SaaS solutions reduce water loss http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saas-solutions-reduce-water-loss-2016-09-22 Kimberley Smuts Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 428915 1475504726 1475791200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Sewer pipes’ difference key in fitting and installation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sewer-pipes-difference-key-in-fitting-and-installation-2016-10-07 Kimberley Smuts Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 428875 1475504726 1475791200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Initiative enlightens communities about infrastructure concerns http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/educational-initiative-to-protect-communities-near-bulk-water-storage-and-treatment-infrastructure-2016-09-22 Aarifah Nosarka Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 428923 1475504726 1475791200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000590675_resized_kimpic1022.jpeg UMGENI WATER The provision of infrastructure, such as dams, is accompanied by certain risks to people who live close to this infrastructure 511 287 Water treatment plant for Limpopo http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-treatment-plant-for-limpopo-2016-10-07 Aarifah Nosarka Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 428978 1475504726 1475791200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Infrastructure overhaul could boost consumer expenses http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/infrastructure-overhaul-could-boost-consumer-expenses-2016-10-07 Kimberley Smuts Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 429017 1475504726 1475791200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Partnerships can provide infrastructure solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/potential-in-public-private-partnerships-2016-10-07 Kimberley Smuts Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 429027 1475504726 1475791200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000590997_resized_watertanks20031022megan.jpg PRIVATE SECTOR DEPENDENT One of the major challenges that hamper service delivery is the lack of skills at municipal level 511 287 Proposed budget raises industry challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proposed-budget-raises-industry-challenges-2016-10-07 Kimberley Smuts Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 429070 1475504727 1475791200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000591126_resized_nomvulamokonyane08141022duane.jpg NOMVULA MOKONYANE The Minister’s budget speech focuses on the infrastructure needed to deal with water scarcity 511 287 Municipalities need to prioritise water infrastructure – KPMG http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/municipalities-needs-to-prioritise-water-infrastructure-kpmg-2016-10-07 Kimberley Smuts Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 428870 1475504726 1475791200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Infrastructure crucial to water availability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-infrastructure-crucial-to-availability-of-water-2016-10-07 Kimberley Smuts Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 428989 1476689880 1475791200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Wastewater treatment necessary to grow the economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wastewater-treatment-necessary-to-grow-economy-2016-07-29 Nadine James Top Water Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 420094 1474633986 1469743200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000568990_resized_undergroundwaatewatertreamensysteminterwaste1022.jpg UNDERCOVER OPERATION The underground biological wastewater treatment plant should remain operational for up to 25 years 511 287 Phase II update: Polihali dam construction expected in 2019 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/phase-ii-update-polihali-dam-construction-expected-in-2019-2016-07-29 Nadine James Top Water Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 420298 1480077407 1469743200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000569222_resized_katsedam1022.jpg ONTO PHASE II To date, five contracts have been awarded for various elements of the advance infrastructure works 511 287 Rainwater harvesting key for drought-stricken SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rainwater-harvesting-key-for-drought-stricken-sa-2016-05-27 Simon Sonnekus Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 411626 1464012372 1464300000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000546475_resized_growthpoint41022.jpg ROTOMOULDED TANKS Sinvac has been supplying the South African market since 1962 with rotomoulded products such as water tank 511 287 Radar offers robust solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/guided-radar-offers-measurement-and-monitoring-robust-solutions-2016-05-27 Simon Sonnekus Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 411847 1464012373 1464300000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000547219_resized_koboldngrradarlevelmeasurement1022.jpg TIME DOMAIN REFLECTOMETRY Unlike older technologies, the TDR technology offers measurement readings that are independent of chemicals or physical properties of the process media 511 287 eThekwini digestion pilot plant in trial http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ethekwini-digestion-pilot-plant-in-trial-2016-05-27 Simon Sonnekus Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 411848 1464012373 1464300000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000547223_resized_pic2ethekwinipilotplant21022.jpg ANAEROBIC DIGESTION PILOT The trial project, which was commissioned and optimised by Veolia, aims to generate biogas from the current waste water feeds at the plant 511 287