Engineering News | Water Engineering and Infrastructure https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/water-engineering-and-infrastructure Tue, 27 Oct 2020 00:22:18 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Reliable and sustainable water solution found in Karoo https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reliable-and-sustainable-water-solution-found-in-karoo-2020-10-16 Halima Frost Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566084 1601622617 1602799200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901273_resized_waterengsrkleeugamkaflowvalves10201022.jpg FULL FLOW Tapping water from the boreholes required a borehole pump design and installation, pipeline design to connect boreholes to existing infrastructure, as well as project and contractor management 511 287 Expansion set for completion https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-supply-expansion-set-for-completion-2020-10-16 Halima Frost Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566089 1602679441 1602799200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901288_resized_waterengzimileconsuphill1022.jpg UPHILL BATTLE One of the challenges faced during the project entailed an uphill installation which Zimile Consulting Engineers successfully completed without complications 511 287 Tech helps address nonrevenue water loss https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tech-helps-address-non-revenue-water-loss-2020-10-16 Halima Frost Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566087 1602679571 1602799200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901283_resized_waterengxylemsmartballwater10201022.jpg SMART DETECTIVE The Smart Ball water leak detection an assessment tool can be deployed without having to disrupt the flow within the system 511 287 Pump energy efficiency, maintenance critical to address water scarcity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pump-energy-efficiency-maintenance-critical-to-address-water-scarcity-2020-10-16 Simone Liedtke Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 565943 1602679631 1602799200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901021_resized_grundfospsrcompletepumpingstationwithtankspumpsandcontrols0920201022.jpg COMPLETE SOLUTION The Grundfos PS.R complete pumping station with tanks, pumps and controls 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/83520_2020-10-05_grundfos.mp455167918Grundfos team leader Andrew Brunette discusses the company’s energy efficiency and maintenance offerings. Grundfos team leader Andrew Brunette discusses the company’s energy efficiency and maintenance offerings. Proactive national water programme on the cards https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proactive-national-water-programme-on-the-cards-2020-10-16 Halima Frost Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566076 1602769881 1602799200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901249_resized_waterengdbsatreatmentplant10201022.jpg FINANCIAL FILTER The DBSA looks to offer a proactive infrastructure and financial based water reuse sub-programme as part of its national water programme 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/83505_2020-09-22_dbsa.mp428635055 DBSA disruption specialist Johann Lübbe and infrastructure finance specialist Konstant Bruinette discuss the progress being made on a new national water programme that the DBSA is developing. DBSA disruption specialist Johann Lübbe and infrastructure finance specialist Konstant Bruinette discuss the progress being made on a new national water programme that the DBSA is developing. Data-driven approach for water approached https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/data-driven-approach-to-water-distribution-promoted-2020-10-16 Halima Frost Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566079 1602839498 1602799200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901256_resized_waterengroyalhaskoning10201022.jpg TANK TRACING A data-driven approach will help optimise water use and its infrastructure suggest Royal HaskoningDHV 511 287 Easy-to-assemble water storage tanks launched https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/easy-to-assemble-water-storage-tanks-launched-2020-10-16 Halima Frost Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566071 1602843608 1602799200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901279_resized_waterengcircotankstructamaxitank10201022.jpg TANK TOP The Maxi range of tanks offers water storage capacity of up to 1.5Mℓ 511 287 New spillway increases dam capacity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-spillway-increases-dam-capacity-2020-07-03 Halima Frost Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 03 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 556929 1593510761 1593727200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000880364_resized_waterengaureconduckbill07201022.jpg LONG WAY The newly developed elongated spillway, aptly named the duckbill allows for 25% more capacity on the Garden Route Dam 511 287 Tech solution enhances water security in S Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tech-solution-enhances-water-security-in-s-africa-2020-07-03 Halima Frost Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 03 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 556830 1593512137 1593727200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000880171_resized_waterengamanziflowavisgate07201022.jpg WATER GATE The scour gate developed by Amanziflow allows for the effective flushing of sediment from a dam increasing its storage capacity 511 287 Long-term solutions overlooked – Sappma https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/long-term-solutions-overlooked-sappma-2020-07-03 Halima Frost Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 03 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 556899 1593762739 1593727200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000880321_resized_waterengsappmaplasticpipes07201022.jpg IN THE PIPELINE The laying of permanent pipelines using high-quality, plastic water pipes can offer a guaranteed water supply as opposed to current quick-fixes 511 287 Deputy Minister calls for greater collaboration https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dws-deputy-minister-calls-for-greater-collaboration-2019-09-25 Tracy Hancock Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 11 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0200 532822 1570456500 1570744800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000827528_resized_waterglass50915duane1022.jpg QUALITY CATALYST The Municipal Water Services Scientific Forum will serve as a platform for knowledge sharing in the management of water and effluent quality 511 287 More municipalities must undertake metering projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/more-municipalities-must-undertake-metering-projects-2019-10-11 Tracy Hancock Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 11 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0200 532397 1570456499 1570744800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000826626_resized_smecinformatlmetering09191022.jpg KNOWLEDGE IS POWER With drought affecting South Africa, it is important to know where and how much water is being used for planning purposes 511 287 New water-level station introduced https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-water-level-station-introduced-2019-10-11 Tracy Hancock Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 11 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0200 532391 1570456498 1570744800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000826606_resized_eucamicrorxwaterlevelstation209191022.jpg INFORMED DECISION-MAKING The MicroRX water-level station can provide data to help businesses make more informed decisions on how best to action strategies that allow for better management 511 287 Innovation exists, but needs to be scaled up locally https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovation-exists-but-needs-to-be-scaled-up-locally-2019-10-11 Tracy Hancock Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 11 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0200 532798 1570517643 1570744800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000827520_resized_zaczululandanthracitecollierywater180417duane1022.jpg WATER GOALS Innovation is the only way through which Africa will come close to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 and achieve reasonable water security 511 287 OCTOPUS ELECTRONICS https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/octopus-electronics-2019-09-27 Creamer Media Reporter Water Engineering and Infrastructure Tue, 08 Oct 2019 08:55:00 +0200 532666 1570517714 1570517700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000827264_resized_kaisermoroelegance2041022.jpg 511 287 Calculator to estimate daily water use https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/calculator-to-estimate-daily-water-use-2019-06-19 Mc'Kyla Nortje Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 05 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 523082 1561992046 1562277600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Water-crisis conditions hold serious implications and challenges https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-crisis-conditions-hold-serious-implications-and-challenges-2019-06-21 Mc'Kyla Nortje Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 05 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 523357 1561992048 1562277600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000806654_resized_haninevandeventeraecom0620191022.jpg HANINE VAN DEVENTER Private-sector companies are seldom knowledgeable or equipped to deal with water-crisis interventions on a regular basis 511 287 R341-million set aside to overhaul infrastructure https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/r341-million-set-aside-to-overhaul-wastewater-treatment-infrastructure-2019-06-21 Mc'Kyla Nortje Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 05 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 523363 1561992048 1562277600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000806852_resized_erwatwernerpumps0620191022.jpg PUMP IT UP The truck-mounted jetting units built by Werner South Africa Pumps and Equipment will assist ERWAT to save the Vaal River 511 287 Infrastructure backlog provides growth opportunities for company https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/infrastructure-planning-backlog-provides-growth-opportunities-for-company-2019-06-19 Cameron Mackay Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 05 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 523087 1561992047 1562277600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000805973_resized_aecomwernercomrie0620191022.jpg WERNER COMRIE Collaboration between the public and private sectors is long overdue. We have to use our collective knowledge to solve the challenges going forward 511 287 South Africa water supply not keeping up with developments https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-africa-water-supply-not-keeping-up-2019-06-21 Mc'Kyla Nortje Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 05 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 523434 1561992048 1562277600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Globalisation an export opportunity for local valves manufacturer https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/globalisation-an-export-opportunity-for-local-valves-manufacturer-2019-06-24 Mc'Kyla Nortje Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 05 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 523565 1561992049 1562277600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000807015_resized_avengdfcvalve0620191022.jpg GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS South Africans should be proud that locally manufactured products can compete in the global market 511 287 Two water tanks installed at water treatment plant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/two-water-tanks-installed-at-water-treatment-plant-2019-07-05 Mc'Kyla Nortje Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 05 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 524803 1562576113 1562277600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 R&D provides solutions for water management problems https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rd-provides-solutions-for-water-management-problems-2018-10-12 Donald Makhafola Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499543 1539006442 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-efficient-pumps-solve-water-challenges-2018-10-12 Donald Makhafola Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499923 1539006442 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756820_resized_grundfospumps50915duane10222.jpg OPTIMISATION Grundfos energy efficient pumps can save up to 50% of energy 511 287 Engineering firm acquires valve test bench https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mpumalanga-engineering-firm-acquires-valve-test-bench-2018-10-12 Donald Makhafola Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499649 1539006442 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756390_resized_moeketsimpotutechnicaldirectorbrimisengineering1022.jpg MOEKETSI MPOTU Brimis Engineering has the technical capability to repair, test and certify critical application safety valves in line with the Pressure Equipment Regulations 511 287 Lesotho Metolong dam achieves full capacity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lesotho-metolong-dam-achieves-full-capacity-2018-10-12 Donald Makhafola Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499910 1539006442 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-coupling-provides-easy-pipe-joining-solution-2018-10-05 Donald Makhafola Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499429 1539006442 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 Rescue Rod https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rescue-rod-2018-10-12 Creamer Media Reporter Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501241 1539075238 1539295200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759100_resized_c8941241022.jpg 511 287 SBS Tanks https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sbs-tanks-2018-10-12 Creamer Media Reporter Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501243 1539075381 1539295200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759105_resized_sbs11022.jpg 511 287 Bulk water supply project nears completion https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/james-kleynhans-bulk-water-supply-project-near-completion-2018-10-12 Donald Makhafola Water Engineering and Infrastructure Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499948 1539591321 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 Installation of water metering system complete https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://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 https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000737562_resized_c8941191022.jpg 511 287 New tech, investments can reduce water crisis https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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