Engineering News | Water http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/water Mon, 22 Oct 2018 22:38:31 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Congo sets deadline for plan on 11 000 MW hydropower plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/congo-sets-deadline-for-plan-on-11-000-mw-hydropower-plant-2018-10-22 Bloomberg HYDROPOWER Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:24:00 +0200 502394 1540211599 1540203840 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Embattled Rand Water appoints Sipho Mosai as acting CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/embattled-rand-water-appoints-sipho-mosai-as-acting-ceo-2018-10-19 African News Agency WATER Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:36:00 +0200 502302 1539945804 1539945360 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Germany's Voith to supply more turbines for Ethiopia's Renaissance Dam http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/germanys-voith-to-supply-more-turbines-for-ethiopias-renaissance-dam-2018-10-18 Reuters HYDROPOWER Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:16:00 +0200 502131 1539850679 1539850560 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Farmers head to court to challenge policy on transfer of water rights http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/farmers-head-to-court-to-challenge-policy-on-transfer-of-water-rights-2018-10-15-1 News24Wire WATER Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:24:00 +0200 501827 1539610331 1539609840 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 First LHWP Phase 2 construction contracts awarded http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-lhwp-phase-2-construction-contracts-awarded-2018-10-12 Marleny Arnoldi WATER Fri, 12 Oct 2018 16:02:00 +0200 501713 1539353025 1539352920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Reconstruction of Clanwilliam Dam in WCape to create thousands of jobs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reconstruction-of-clanwilliam-dam-in-wcape-to-create-thousands-of-jobs-2018-10-12 African News Agency WATER Fri, 12 Oct 2018 12:40:00 +0200 501682 1539341384 1539340800 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Cape Town's increased water consumption is not sustainable, experts warn http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-towns-increased-water-consumption-is-not-sustainable-experts-warn-2018-10-12 News24Wire WATER Fri, 12 Oct 2018 12:37:00 +0200 501681 1539341291 1539340620 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 R&D provides solutions for water management problems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rd-provides-solutions-for-water-management-problems-2018-10-12 Donald Makhafola Water Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499543 1539006442 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756393_resized_mixtecmixer09181022.jpg HIGH-QUALITY Mixtec is known for producing mixers to the latest international standards and quality controls 511 287 Energy efficient pumps solve water challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-efficient-pumps-solve-water-challenges-2018-10-12 Donald Makhafola Water Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499923 1539006442 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756820_resized_grundfospumps50915duane10222.jpg OPTIMISATION Grundfos energy efficient pumps can save up to 50% of energy 511 287 Lesotho Metolong dam achieves full capacity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lesotho-metolong-dam-achieves-full-capacity-2018-10-12 Donald Makhafola Water Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499910 1539006442 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756799_resized_metolongdam210222.jpg MILESTONE Metolong dam in Lesotho reaches spilling stage for the first time since its completion in 2016 511 287 New coupling provides easy pipe joining solution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-coupling-provides-easy-pipe-joining-solution-2018-10-05 Donald Makhafola Water Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499429 1539006442 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756368_resized_victauliccouplingvalves20171022.jpg JOINING SOLUTION Victaulic's plain end solutions pipe couplings, fittings and connectors technology are easy to install 511 287 Bulk water supply project nears completion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/james-kleynhans-bulk-water-supply-project-near-completion-2018-10-12 Donald Makhafola Water Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499948 1539591321 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756872_resized_boschprojectsmakhanda09181022.jpg PROGRESSING Phase 1 of the design and implementation for the augmentation of the James Kleynhans Bulk Water Supply project in Makhanda is due for completion in December 511 287 Cape Town secures R974m towards disaster recovery programmes, projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-town-secures-r974m-towards-disaster-recovery-programmes-projects-2018-10-08 Creamer Media Reporter WATER Mon, 08 Oct 2018 15:15:00 +0200 501146 1539004935 1539004500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Cape Town dam levels show only slight increase amid warmer weather http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-town-dam-levels-show-only-slight-increase-amid-warmer-weather-2018-10-08 African News Agency Water Mon, 08 Oct 2018 15:01:00 +0200 501141 1539003780 1539003660 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758874_resized_capetown02141022reuters.jpg 511 287 Marine waste a pressing issue, but few solutions in sight http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/marine-waste-a-pressing-issue-few-resolutions-in-sight-2018-10-05 Dylan Slater Environment Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499546 1538467579 1538690400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000757647_resized_wave.jpg 511 287 Water an asset for sustainable growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-an-asset-for-sustainable-growth-2018-10-03 Tasneem Bulbulia WATER Wed, 03 Oct 2018 15:03:00 +0200 500629 1538571888 1538571780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 R4.6bn Nwamitwa dam construction set for 2026 completion, subject to finance availability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/r46bn-nwamitwa-dam-construction-set-for-2026-completion-subject-to-finance-availability-2018-10-02 Marleny Arnoldi WATER & SANITATION Tue, 02 Oct 2018 14:44:00 +0200 500368 1538484465 1538484240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000757769_resized_gugilenkwinti1gcis1022.jpg Water and Sanitation Minister Gugile Nkwinti 511 287 LHDA holds workshops on Lesotho Highlands Water Project Phase 2 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lhda-holds-workshops-on-lesotho-highlands-water-project-phase-2-2018-10-02 Simone Liedtke WATER Tue, 02 Oct 2018 14:42:00 +0200 500367 1538486016 1538484120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Capetonians can use more water – and pay less http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/capetonians-can-use-more-water-and-pay-less-2018-10-02 News24Wire Water Tue, 02 Oct 2018 10:25:00 +0200 500309 1538490948 1538468700 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000757682_resized_watertap1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Provincial Joint Tactical Committee on water established in Free State http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/provincial-joint-tactical-committee-on-water-established-in-free-state-2018-10-01 Tasneem Bulbulia WATER Mon, 01 Oct 2018 16:29:00 +0200 500249 1538404242 1538404140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Mars’ sustainable generation plan achieves key milestones globally, locally http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mars-sustainable-generation-plan-achieves-key-milestones-globally-locally-2018-10-01 Tasneem Bulbulia SUSTAINABILITY Mon, 01 Oct 2018 15:50:00 +0200 500239 1538401959 1538401800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Drilling for water 'makes no economic sense' http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drilling-for-water-makes-no-economic-sense-2018-10-01 News24Wire WATER Mon, 01 Oct 2018 10:04:00 +0200 500151 1538381587 1538381040 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Behavioural change a hurdle across industries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/behavioural-change-a-hurdle-waste-management-company-2018-09-28 Jessica Oosthuizen Water Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 498521 1537859686 1538085600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000753673_resized_interwastewastemanagementrecycling09181022.jpg RECYCLE, REUSE, REPURPOSE Waste management companies play an important role in providing alternative channels of waste disposal to assist in encouraging citizens to adopt a recycling culture 511 287 Closure, rehabilitation of landfills a major issue http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/closure-rehabilitation-of-landfills-a-major-issue-2018-09-28 Jessica Oosthuizen Water Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 498734 1537859687 1538085600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754371_resized_landfilladobestock09181022.jpg JAM-PACKED JUNK Once filled to capacity, landfills must be closed and decommissioned 511 287 Plastics industry should strive for zero pellet loss http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/plastics-industry-should-strive-for-zero-pellet-loss-2018-09-28 Jessica Oosthuizen Water Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 498730 1537859687 1538085600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754288_resized_amixtureofrawandrecycledplasticresinorplasticpelletsarehandledforaphotographathilexpolycosmanufacturingplantinmilesburg.jpg PROBLEMATIC PELLETS Pellet, flake and powder loss has several negative impacts on individual companies, the plastics industry as a whole and the environment 511 287 100 Resilient Cities 'game-changer' launched in Cape Town to tackle urban problems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/100-resilient-cities-game-changer-launched-in-cape-town-to-tackle-urban-problems-2018-09-21 News24Wire CITY PLANNING Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:53:00 +0200 499482 1537535139 1537534380 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Angola, IFC court South African investors http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/angola-ifc-court-south-african-investors-2018-09-21 Nadine James TRADE Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:50:00 +0200 499479 1537541517 1537534200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Western Cape farmers call for easing of water restrictions to repair drought damage http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/western-cape-farmers-call-for-easing-of-water-restrictions-to-repair-drought-damage-2018-09-18 News24Wire Water Tue, 18 Sep 2018 08:09:00 +0200 498996 1537257330 1537250940 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754785_resized_drought1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 City of Cape Town announces improving dam levels http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-of-cape-town-announces-improving-dam-levels-2018-09-17 African News Agency Water Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:26:00 +0200 498956 1537188554 1537187160 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754708_resized_randwaterwaterpurificationandpumpingstationzuikerboschvereeniging710221213duane.jpg 511 287 Commission calls for submissions on Vaal river pollution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/commission-calls-for-submissions-on-vaal-river-pollution-2018-09-17 Simone Liedtke WATER Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:19:00 +0200 498947 1537186814 1537186740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Rand Water loses appeal on provision of piped water to Blyvooruitzicht village http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rand-water-loses-appeal-on-provision-of-piped-water-to-blyvooruitzicht-village-2018-09-14 Schalk Burger WATER Fri, 14 Sep 2018 15:07:00 +0200 498822 1536933044 1536930420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Easing of water restrictions will restore international investor confidence in Cape Town http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/easing-of-water-restrictions-will-restore-international-investor-confidence-in-cape-town-2018-09-13 News24Wire Water Thu, 13 Sep 2018 10:10:00 +0200 498597 1536826390 1536826200 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000753892_resized_capetown02141022reuters.jpg 511 287 Water Research Commission urges SA to 'get in first' and develop the iceberg project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-research-commission-urges-sa-to-get-in-first-and-develop-the-iceberg-project-2018-09-11 News24Wire WATER Tue, 11 Sep 2018 12:44:00 +0200 498371 1536663005 1536662640 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 City of Cape Town relaxes water restrictions, tariffs to Level 5 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-of-cape-town-relaxes-water-restrictions-tariffs-to-level-5-2018-09-10 News24Wire Water Mon, 10 Sep 2018 08:29:00 +0200 498152 1536571588 1536560940 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000752946_resized_droughtwatercapetownreuters1022.jpg 511 287 Water dept, stakeholders continue to seek solutions to Vaal river pollution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-dept-stakeholders-continue-to-seek-solutions-to-vaal-river-pollution-2018-09-04 Simone Liedtke WATER Tue, 04 Sep 2018 15:34:00 +0200 497688 1536068138 1536068040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Water dept transfers R30m to Rand Water for War on Leaks programme http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-dept-transfers-r30m-to-rand-water-for-war-on-leaks-programme-2018-09-04 Simone Liedtke WATER Tue, 04 Sep 2018 15:09:00 +0200 497682 1536066664 1536066540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Spotlight on CTC and potential legal inconsistencies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/spotlight-on-ctc-and-potential-legal-inconsistencies-2018-08-31 Jessica Oosthuizen Water Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496064 1537185970 1535666400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000747975_resized_legalsystem08181022.jpg COMPLIANCY CHECK An aviation working group is evaluating whether South Africa implements and complies with the rights and remedies provided for in the Cape Town Convention 511 287