Engineering News | Water Week https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/water-week Sat, 15 Jun 2019 23:17:36 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Company expects opportunities in water infrastructure https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-expects-opportunities-in-water-infrastructure-2019-03-15 Jessica Oosthuizen Water Week Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513012 1552313818 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000784614_resized_waterengineeringbloomberg313294052130620171022.jpg WATER MANAGEMENT Brimis Engineering aims to establish a fully functioning water management consultancy division 511 287 Journey of Water focuses on river catchment https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/journey-of-water-focuses-on-river-catchments-2019-03-15 Jessica Oosthuizen Water Week Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513133 1552313819 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000784736_resized_watersourcearea03191022.jpg WATER SOURCE AREA This year, Journey of Water took place in the Riversonderend catchment which falls into the Boland water source area 511 287 NCPC-SA to strengthen implementation of water project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ncpc-sa-to-strengthen-implementation-for-water-project-2019-03-15 Jessica Oosthuizen Water Week Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513085 1552313819 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000784601_resized_kevincilliersncpcsa03191022.jpg KEVIN CILLIERS The implementation of identified measures remains a challenge, largely owing to the perception that water efficiency measures require significant investment 511 287 Journey of Water focuses on river catchment https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/technology-can-be-part-of-water-management-solutions-2019-03-15 Jessica Oosthuizen Water Week Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512987 1552313818 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company offers technology to mitigate floods https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-offers-technology-to-mitigate-floods-2019-03-15 Jessica Oosthuizen Water Week Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513072 1552570188 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000784575_resized_flooding03191022.jpg FLOODING ISSUES There should be an emphasis on how urban areas are planned because if infrastructure is not adequately designed, flooding will present problems 511 287 Company rolls out second-generation water filtration system https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-rolls-out-second-generation-water-filtration-system-2019-03-15 Jessica Oosthuizen Water Week Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514326 1552629932 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Tech can be part of water management solution https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tech-can-be-part-of-water-management-solution-2019-03-15 Jessica Oosthuizen Water Week Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514597 1552918396 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Variable climate presents challenges https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/variable-climate-presents-challenges-2019-03-15 Jessica Oosthuizen Water Week Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512971 1555058117 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000784394_resized_erosion03191022.jpg RIVERBANK EROSION Severe erosion is taking place in South African rivers, with sheer walls and embankments a sure sign of material being washed downstream 511 287 Cost-effective water treatment solutions imperative https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cost-effective-water-treatment-solutions-imperative-2018-03-02 Donald Makhafola Water Week Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478480 1519654877 1519941600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000707971_resized_proxawaterbes86141022.jpg CONSTRUCTION ON COURSE The construction of the two seawater desalination plants by Water Solutions - Proxa JV in Strandfontein and Monwabisi, in the Western Cape, is under way 511 287 Drought raises need for more cost-effective models https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drought-raises-need-for-more-cost-effective-water-saving-models-2018-03-02 Donald Makhafola Water Week Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478182 1519654877 1519941600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000707323_resized_capetown20910duane1022.jpg CHANGING WEATHER PATTERNS Cape Town is the first metro city in the country to experience the risk of a major water supply shut down as a result of severe drought 511 287 More water awareness initiatives needed https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/more-water-awareness-initiatives-needed-2018-03-02 Donald Makhafola Water Week Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478516 1519654878 1519941600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000708069_resized_watertap41110duane1022.jpg WATER WOES A total of 35% of water in the country is lost because of leaks caused by ageing infrastructure and lack of maintenance 511 287 Surface-water monitoring tool to manage water availability https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/surface-water-monitoring-tool-to-manage-water-availability-2018-03-02 Donald Makhafola Water Week Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478283 1519198879 1519941600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000707917_resized_04gtivaaldametimecombopreview1022.jpg MONITORING WATER SURFACE GeoTerra Image's Mzansi Amanzi Web-based platform enables users to determine the extent of surface-water availability across South Africa 511 287 Water preservation and treatment industry expected to grow https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-preservation-and-treatment-industry-expected-to-grow-2018-01-19 Simone Liedtke Water Week Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473162 1519654877 1519941600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696539_resized_valves122017avksouthafrica1022.jpg ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES The Cape Town City Council is investigating advance leak- and pressure-detection technology to improve non-revenue water management within the region 511 287 Rescue Rod https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rescue-rod-2018-03-02 Creamer Media Reporter Water Week Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479450 1519718978 1519941600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000710263_resized_image231022.jpg 511 287 Industrial effluent recovery a sustainable water solution https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industrial-effluent-recovery-a-sustainable-water-solution-2017-03-03 Robyn Wilkinson Water Week Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 442961 1488204605 1488492000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 One regional water utility for the Eastern Cape https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/one-regional-water-utility-for-the-eastern-cape-2017-03-03 Robyn Wilkinson Water Week Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 443226 1488204606 1488492000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Water recycling and reuse a responsibility of all S Africans https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-recycling-and-reuse-a-responsibility-of-all-s-africans-2017-03-03 Robyn Wilkinson Water Week Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 443291 1488204606 1488492000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000626704_resized_undergroundwaatewatertreamensysteminterwaste1022.jpg REUSE AND RECYCLING An underground wastewater treatment plant installed by Interwaste last year that will ensure that efficient reuse of water at the site 511 287 Programme complements government objectives https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-management-programme-complements-government-objectives-2017-03-03 Robyn Wilkinson Water Week Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 443091 1488204605 1488492000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000626179_resized_bimonkatamonashsawaterresearchnode022017jpg1022.jpg BIMO NKHATA Water Week is crucial for highlighting the role that every person has to play in using water responsibly and sustainably 511 287 Responsible water use habits a focus for the long term https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/responsible-water-use-habits-a-focus-for-the-long-term-2017-03-03 Robyn Wilkinson Water Week Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 442960 1488204605 1488492000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000625793_resized_antoniomanuskpmg02201711022.jpg ANTONINO MANUS South Africa cannot afford a retraction in economic growth stemming from unjustifiably high water use 511 287 Water management crucial for ensuring economic viability https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-management-crucial-for-ensuring-economic-viability-2017-03-03 Robyn Wilkinson Water Week Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 443216 1488204605 1488492000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000626593_resized_watertap022014duane1022.jpg WATER AWARENESS Water Week must be supported as a platform for communicating that water resources need to be collectively and holistically managed by South Africans 511 287 Increased awareness key to enhancing industrial water efficiency https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/increased-awareness-key-to-enhancing-industrial-water-efficiency-2017-03-03 Robyn Wilkinson Water Week Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 443012 1488204605 1488492000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000625979_resized_ncpcwatermanagement022017jpg1022.jpg SAFEGUARDING SCARCE RESOURCE The Industrial Water Efficiency Project will guide a transformation of industry’s water use through a systematic and holistic approach to water management 511 287 Sinvac Piping https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sinvac-piping-2016-02-09 Zandile Mavuso Water Week Fri, 10 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0200 400571 1466496190 1465509600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000518349_resized_0000513483img201308270008521022.jpg 511 287 Lesotho’s water woes not exacerbated by LHWP https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lesothos-water-woes-not-exacerbated-by-lhwp-2016-02-26 Nadine James Water Week Fri, 26 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 400945 1456208674 1456437600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000514621_resized_phaseiiofthelesothohighlandswaterproject1022.jpeg KATSE DAM The Lesotho Highlands Water Project delivers water to South Africa at an average rate of 25 m³/s, or 780-million cubic metres of water a year 511 287 Water efficiency programme in first stages of development https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-efficiency-programme-in-first-stages-of-development-2016-02-26 Nadine James Water Week Fri, 26 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 400858 1456208674 1456437600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000514318_resized_kevin1022.jpeg KEVIN CILLIERS The National Cleaner Production Centre regional manager says that ts new programme will help alleviate South Africa's water scarcity 511 287 Water restrictions remain a possibility https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-restrictions-remain-a-possibility-2016-02-26 Nadine James Water Week Fri, 26 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 400934 1456208674 1456437600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000514604_resized_waterweek2015dws1022.jpeg MINISTRY AT WORK The Minister of Water and Sanitation launched the 2015 Water Week at KwaDukuza in KwaZulu Natal on March 16 511 287 Drought presents opportunities for entrepreneurs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drought-presents-opportunities-for-entrepreneurs-2016-02-26 Nadine James Water Week Fri, 26 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 400738 1456208674 1456437600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000514307_resized_watersupplywatercrisisjojoprimrose411151022duane.jpeg BUCKET HALF FULL While the drought has caused many problems for the southern African region, innovative entrepreneurs may benefit from the opportunities its created 511 287 Water problems will continue – consultancy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-problems-will-continue-consultancy-2016-02-26 Nadine James Water Week Fri, 26 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 400802 1456208674 1456437600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000514288_resized_randwaterwaterpurificationpumpingstationvereeniging1022duane.jpeg PURIFIED? Consultant says that half of all the water treatment facilities are underperforming 511 287 Water collection initiatives still vital for drought stricken areas https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-collection-initiatives-still-vital-for-drought-stricken-areas-2016-02-26 Nadine James Water Week Fri, 26 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 400864 1456208674 1456437600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000514631_resized_126054068087759326025924381822264607367315o1022.jpeg BOTTLE HOARDING Plastics|SA's collects about 3500 lites of water a day 511 287 Mitigation measures needed to combat water infrastructure theft https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mitigation-measures-needed-to-combat-water-infrastructure-theft-2015-03-06 Dylan Stewart Water Week Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 360606 1425362742 1425592800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Mining, fracking not good for water-scarce South Africa – JCCI https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mining-fracking-not-good-for-water-scarce-south-africa---jcci-2015-03-06 Dylan Stewart Water Week Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 360460 1425362741 1425592800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 DWA sees improvement in municipal management https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/positive-results-measured-and-yielded-by-green-drop-programme-2015-03-06 Dylan Stewart Water Week Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 360520 1425362741 1425592800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Water industries prepare for Seventh World Water Forum https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-world-prepares-for-7th-world-water-forum-2015-03-06 Dylan Stewart Water Week Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 360506 1425362741 1425592800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Gas company provides CO2 to remineralise AMD https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gas-company-provides-co2-to-remineralise-acid-mine-drainage-water-2015-03-06 Dylan Stewart Water Week Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 360712 1425362742 1425592800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000396912_resized_amdresizeduane.jpg IMMINENT IMPOSITION Acid mine drainage poses a serious threat to parts of South Africa's water supply 511 287 Water professionals agree: South African cities can achieve water excellence https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-professionals-agree-south-african-cities-can-achieve-water-excellence-2015-03-06 Dylan Stewart Water Week Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 360449 1425631879 1425592800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000396426_resized_dhesigannaidoo1022jpg.jpeg WRC CEO Dhesigan Naidoo 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/53462_2015-02-16_water_research_commission_-_hd_web.mp428258882Dhesigan Naidoo discusses water sensitive design. Dhesigan Naidoo discusses water sensitive design. Plastics manufacturer publishes guide on pipe pressure testing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/plastics-manufacturer-publishes-guide-on-pipe-pressure-testing-2015-03-06 Dylan Stewart Water Week Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 360503 1427718107 1425592800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Research begins on solar-powered seawater desalination https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/research-begins-on-solar-powering-seawater-desalination-2015-03-06 Dylan Stewart Water Week Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 360603 1428649427 1425592800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Desalination a solution to SA’s growing water demand https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/desalination-may-be-only-long-term-solution-to-south-africas-growing-water-demand-2014-03-07 Carina Borralho Water Week Fri, 07 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0200 320167 1393915830 1394143200 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 World to face water scarcity by 2050 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/world-to-face-water-scarcity-by-2050-2014-03-07 Carina Borralho Water Week Fri, 07 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0200 320165 1393921272 1394143200 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000290240_resized_antonearle1022.jpg ANTON EARLE The City of eThekwini is a world leader in promoting innovation in the conservation and reuse of water 511 287