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Water: Storage, Tanks, Reservoirs and Treatment

Using IoT for sustainable water management

31st March 2022 Measuring the flow of water through its cycle of collection, storage, distribution, consumption, and purification is foundational to enabling a data-driven and analytical approach to water management and usage in various industrial, commercial, residential and public sector segments, says... 

65 motors installed for wastewater plant expansion

18th March 2022 The project to expand a wastewater treatment plant south of Johannesburg, undertaken by water purification specialist PCI Africa, has included the installation of 65 WEG motors.   The project involved the addition of an extra module to the existing wastewater treatment plant, allowing it to treat... 

Image of a water recycling installation driven by WEG motors
A water recycling installation driven by WEG motors

Wastewater treatment crucial to water quality

4th November 2021 The reliable and safe performance of wastewater systems is seen as key to ensuring water conservation and the maintenance of high water quality in South Africa. The Grundfos SE/SL range of wastewater pumps are designed to allow solid objects and rags to be passed quickly through the pump without... 

Image of A complete Grundfos pumping station with tanks, pumps and controls
A complete Grundfos pumping station with tanks, pumps and controls

Spray nozzles for evaporative cooling and humidification

7th October 2021 Micro-fine droplet systems are used in a range of applications that require sprayed water to evaporate before wetting the surroundings, resulting in evaporative cooling or humidification. Evaporative cooling occurs when water evaporates and energy, or heat, in the air dissolves the droplets,... 

Image of Mist-cooling tunnels from Hawk pumps, used in the Comrades marathon
Mist-cooling tunnels from Hawk pumps, used in the Comrades marathon

One-stop water disinfecting solution for food and beverage sector

20th August 2021 Hygiene is a key priority in the beverage sector and pumps used in breweries, distilleries, wineries and soft drink plants are essential for disinfecting water in these facilities. Grundfos pumps offer an innovative system that creates a diluted chlorine dioxide solution from sodium chlorite and... 

Image of the Grundfos Oxiperm Pro disinfection system
Grundfos pump solutions for the food and beverage sector include the Oxiperm Pro disinfection system

Bolted thickeners help achieve optimal water balance

19th February 2021 Using a bolted thickener to de-water slurry may offer a number of benefits in achieving optimal water balance in a plant. The fit-for-purpose dewatering solution is usually constructed in a specialised off-site facility and the whole tank can then be transported to a site. This makes it... 

FLSmidth bolted thickeners were selected for a coal plant in Mozambique
FLSmidth bolted thickeners were selected for a coal plant in Mozambique

Award-winning eco-friendly water heater

12th February 2021 A new inverter water heater aimed at boosting heating performance while lowering energy consumption, has been recently unveiled.  The unit heats water using condensation heat generated in the process of compressing and circulating refrigerant. The result is a water heater that has been shown to... 

LG Inverter Heat Pump Water Heater
LG Inverter Heat Pump Water Heater

Water boosting system improves energy efficiency

8th January 2021 Managing electricity costs of buildings such as residential and business blocks, hotels and industrial facilities includes ensuring that the correct pressure and volume of water is maintained by means of a reliable, energy efficient system. The Grundfos Hydro Multi Pump Control (MPC) booster... 

The Grundfos Hydro MPB booster system offers an advanced intelligent cascade controller to improve energy efficiency.
The Grundfos Hydro MPB booster system offers an advanced intelligent cascade controller to improve energy efficiency.

Prepaid water meters prevent billing confusion

30th October 2020 SPONSORED POST (Virtual Showroom): The purpose of a water meter is to measure the amount of water delivered to a household, register the consumed amount of water over a fixed period and ensure that an accurate bill can be generated. Enbaya Prepaid Meters offers a range of services related to the... 

Prepaid water meters from Enbaya Prepaid Meters
Prepaid water meters from Enbaya Prepaid Meters

Range of water treatment chemicals available

13th May 2020 A range of NSF-approved chemicals tailored for use as membrane antiscalants and membrane cleaning chemicals, is now available in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa. Aquamarine Water Solutions has been appointed sole distributor of the Aquatech range of Memgard treatment chemicals. 

Aquamarine Water Solutions distributes the Aquatech range of Memgard treatment chemicals in South Africa
Aquamarine Water Solutions distributes the Aquatech range of Memgard treatment chemicals in South Africa

Easy access to lifebuoys improves water safety

8th April 2020 Specially-manufactured storage casings to house life-saving buoys at the waterside, aim to ensure the quick location and access to lifebuoys and the improvement of water safety.  The Lifebuoy Cabinet is constructed from durable polyethylene material and can be mounted onto poles, walls and rails.... 

A Lifebuoy Cabinet mounted on a galvanised pole
A Lifebuoy Cabinet mounted on a galvanised pole

Frequency converter updated

10th January 2020 A frequency converter designed specifically for use in water and wastewater applications and in heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, is now available in a three-phase 3 AC 200 V voltage variant in the power range up to 55 kW. The updates are aimed at making the units more... 

Smart water monitoring and control

12th December 2019 A new water management device that is said to have the potential to meet the challenges of water management in South Africa and across the world, has been launched. The Internet of Things-enabled device allows service providers to remotely monitor and control water meters. It is said to be part... 

BMG

18th November 2019 Butterfly valves are a quarter-turn valve utilised to either isolate or regulate the flow of a fluid. A disc in the body of the valve is positioned perpendicular or horizontally to the flow in the closed position and rotated one quarter of a turn to be parallel to the flow in the fully opened... 

BMG

Weir Minerals Africa (Pty) Ltd

14th November 2019 Weir Minerals Africa is a global supplier of excellent minerals solutions, including pumps, valves, hydrocyclones, wear-resistant linings, dewatering solutions, high-pressure grinding rolls, centrifuges, screens, hoses and rubber products, crushers, feeders, screens, washers and material handling... 

Weir Minerals Africa (Pty) Ltd

Mobile phones monitor flood levels

7th November 2019 A new water monitoring station that measures levels, flows, flumes and stage discharge via cloud networks has been launched, to assist in the mitigation of the effects of floodwaters, stormwater and compromised storage dams. The system is said to deliver near real-time water level and flow... 

Monitoring system sends SMS flood warnings
Monitoring system sends SMS flood warnings

Well pumps drinking water from spring

18th September 2019 The Jacques Avias pumping station at the karst spring of the French river Lez southeast of Les Matelles supplies the entire Montpelliers community with fresh drinking water. Since 1982, tandem submersible motor pumps have been pumping 1700 l of drinking water a second from three well shafts to... 

Water filtration range uses new technology

26th August 2019 A range of water filters using a new type of filter technology, has been introduced. The Disruptor 5293 PAC-S technology from JoJo Tanks uses a system of electro-adsorption, which creates an electrical field activated by water. The process attracts and removes a number of contaminants including... 

Glass fibre applications for the water industry

21st August 2019 The water and marine industries can be challenging environments, where constant exposure to weather can place high demands on materials. Aspects such as durability, weight and corrosion resistance all play an important role in the design and choice of materials required for applications in these... 

African Innovations in Affordable Drinking Water

4th June 2019 A water purification system has been designed to offer a self-service drinking water refill solution for consumers. The system offers an alternative to single-use plastic water bottles and sachets and uses mobile technology to remotely track water usage at retailers across Africa.   

The team from I-Drop Water and Bluewater Group demonstrate the Waterpod
The team from I-Drop Water and Bluewater Group demonstrate the Waterpod

Lismar

6th November 2018 Lismar is an anti drowning specialist in the mining and industrial sectors. Lismar’s water safety products are garuanteed and we offer maintenance contracts in order to maintain your safety installations to make sure you avoid any incidents. 

SBS Water Systems

6th November 2018 SBS Tanks® is a proudly South African company born in Pinetown, KZN. With humble beginnings of importing tanks, to manufacturing their own Zincalume® tanks ranging from 10 000 litres to 3.3 million litres, SBS Tanks® are passionate about local business. We pride ourselves on being able to working... 

Water Diagnostic Consultants

15th November 2017 Water Diagnostic Consultants, based in the North West province offers a wide range of services, including Training, Water Treatment, Boiler Inspections and many more. Contact us today for Total Water management plans, effluent discharge treatment methods and treatment programmes. 

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