Engineering News | Water https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/water Tue, 21 May 2019 17:47:01 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 KZN learners to represent South Africa in global water prize competition https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kzn-learners-to-represent-sa-in-sweden-following-water-competition-victory-2019-05-20 Tasneem Bulbulia WATER Mon, 20 May 2019 15:15:00 +0200 520335 1558412216 1558358100 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Company uses macadamia nut shells to purify water https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-uses-macadamia-nut-shells-to-purify-water-2019-05-17 Tasneem Bulbulia WATER Fri, 17 May 2019 16:18:00 +0200 520180 1558337468 1558102680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799816_resized_kusiniheidelbergplant052019tasneembulbulia1022.jpg The Heidelberg Kusini Water plant 511 287 Nordic countries strengthen partnerships with sub-Saharan Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nordic-countries-strengthen-partnerships-with-sub-saharan-africa-2019-05-17 Kim Cloete ENERGY Fri, 17 May 2019 15:03:00 +0200 520147 1558101025 1558098180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Pioneers and projects that shone at African Power, Energy & Water Industry Awards https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pioneers-and-projects-shine-at-african-power-energy-2019-05-17 Kim Cloete ENERGY & WATER Fri, 17 May 2019 09:53:00 +0200 519919 1558086184 1558079580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 PPPs could help ailing municipal water sector, suggests NBI https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ppps-could-help-ailing-municipal-water-sector-suggests-nbi-2019-05-16 Kim Cloete WATER Thu, 16 May 2019 17:03:00 +0200 519897 1558074553 1558018980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Desalination plant ends contract with City of Cape Town, plans to sue https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/desalination-plant-ends-contract-with-city-of-cape-town-plans-to-sue-2019-05-16 News24Wire DESALINATION Thu, 16 May 2019 09:41:00 +0200 519727 1557997263 1557992460 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Presidency slapped with hefty R29.9bn claim over Lesotho diamonds https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/presidency-slapped-with-hefty-r299bn-claim-over-lesotho-diamonds-2019-05-16 News24Wire DIAMONDS Thu, 16 May 2019 09:26:00 +0200 519719 1557993372 1557991560 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Coca-Cola outlines its work on replenishing water in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/coca-cola-outlines-its-work-on-replenishing-water-in-africa-2019-05-15 Kim Cloete WATER Wed, 15 May 2019 14:55:00 +0200 519681 1557928343 1557924900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 SA has enough water supply for winter season – Govt https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-has-enough-water-supply-for-winter-season-govt-2019-05-15 African News Agency Water Wed, 15 May 2019 10:00:00 +0200 519635 1557928866 1557907200 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798998_resized_watertap1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 UJ designs mobile lab to aid in water contamination testing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uj-designs-mobile-lab-to-aid-in-water-contamination-testing-2019-05-14 Marleny Arnoldi WATER Tue, 14 May 2019 12:56:00 +0200 519544 1557836030 1557831360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Zimbabwe starts rolling power cuts, hitting mines, industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zimbabwe-starts-rolling-power-cuts-hitting-mines-industry-2019-05-13 Reuters ENERGY Mon, 13 May 2019 11:08:00 +0200 519407 1557755070 1557738480 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Zimbabwe starts load-shedding as drought hits Kariba Dam power station https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zimbabwe-starts-load-shedding-as-drought-hits-kariba-dam-power-station-2019-05-13 News24Wire Water Mon, 13 May 2019 10:05:00 +0200 519393 1557752884 1557734700 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798512_resized_loadsheddingpowerelectricityflameparaffin210221214duane.jpg 511 287 Dirty sea water brings Cape Town desalination plant to a halt https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dirty-sea-water-brings-cape-town-desalination-plant-to-a-halt-2019-05-07 News24Wire DESALINATION Tue, 07 May 2019 14:54:00 +0200 519030 1557234458 1557233640 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Sand mining 'mafias' destroying environment, livelihoods – UN https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sand-mining-mafias-destroying-environment-livelihoods-un-2019-05-07 Reuters MINING & THE ENVIRONMENT Tue, 07 May 2019 10:25:00 +0200 518960 1557217954 1557217500 1559858400 Reuters 0 0 Cape Town's dam levels decline 0.3% https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-towns-dam-levels-decline-03-2019-05-06 African News Agency Water Mon, 06 May 2019 14:19:00 +0200 518896 1557149352 1557145140 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797340_resized_watertap1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Nkwinti appoints new board at Umgeni Water https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nkwinti-appoints-new-board-at-umgeni-water-2019-05-03 Simone Liedtke WATER Fri, 03 May 2019 15:14:00 +0200 518795 1556891445 1556889240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 New TCTA board announced https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ceo-percy-sechemane-satish-roopa-remain-on-tcta-board-2019-05-03 Marleny Arnoldi WATER Fri, 03 May 2019 11:18:00 +0200 518756 1557137100 1556875080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000796972_resized_tctavaalpipelineproject1505061022duane.jpg TCTA Vaal pipeline project 511 287 Africa gains traction as trade destination https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-gains-traction-as-trade-destination-2019-05-03 Jessica Oosthuizen Water Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517403 1556526122 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794035_resized_monsantopetitagriculturepowerlines11015duane1022.jpg MAKING PROGRESS Several industries and factors are driving growth in sub-Saharan Africa, including agricultural development and power 511 287 South African-Danish partnership to launch Phase 2 of water project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-africa-danish-partnership-to-launch-phase-2-of-water-project-2019-04-16 Mc'Kyla Nortje Water Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517427 1556526124 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794183_resized_ncpcauw0420191022.jpg ASSESSMENTS EQUAL SAVINGS Water assessments can often bring about unplanned energy savings 511 287 Slimline battery pack announced https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/utility-systems-announces-slimline-battery-pack-2019-04-17 Mc'Kyla Nortje Water Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517506 1556526124 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794272_resized_slimlinebatterypack0420191022.jpg CHOP AND CHANGE New replaceable battery pack for its water management device 511 287 Collaboration a solution for the water sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/collaboration-a-solution-for-the-water-sector-2019-04-18 Mc'Kyla Nortje Water Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517714 1556526125 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794715_resized_sewageandeffluenterwatbalancingtank0420191022.jpg ENERGY SAVVY ERWAT implements more energy efficient technologies to improve the quality of the receiving surface waters 511 287 Activists slam South Africa's decision to pump water to coal mines https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/activists-slam-south-africas-decision-to-pump-water-to-coal-mines-2019-04-30 Bloomberg COAL/WATER Tue, 30 Apr 2019 14:11:00 +0200 518437 1556626571 1556626260 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Guinea boosts power output to foster bauxite refining https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/guinea-boosts-power-output-to-foster-bauxite-refining-2019-04-29 Reuters BAUXITE/ENERGY Mon, 29 Apr 2019 14:05:00 +0200 518302 1556540818 1556539500 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Winter rains are starting later in the year – study https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/winter-rains-are-starting-later-in-the-year-study-2019-04-29 News24Wire ENVIRONMENT Mon, 29 Apr 2019 13:01:00 +0200 518291 1556535764 1556535660 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Major 54-hour Rand Water shutdown 'postponed until further notice' https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/major-54-hour-rand-water-shutdown-postponed-until-further-notice-2019-04-29 News24Wire Water Mon, 29 Apr 2019 12:46:00 +0200 518288 1556543782 1556534760 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000796014_resized_randwaterwaterpurificationandpumpingstationzuikerboschvereeniging710221213duane.jpg 511 287 EIB extends €82m loan to Lesotho Lowlands Water Development Project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eib-extends-82m-loan-to-lesotho-lowlands-water-development-project-2019-04-26 Marleny Arnoldi WATER Fri, 26 Apr 2019 15:50:00 +0200 518209 1556286689 1556286600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Overcoming backlogs with infrastructure upgrades https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sewage-treatment-infrastructure-in-need-of-upgrades-to-overcome-backlog-2019-04-09 Khutso Maphatsoe Water Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516677 1555580952 1556229600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792657_resized_sewageandeffluentveoliatreatmentplant042019102.jpg HEALTH HAZARD Underperforming sewage infrastructure is a health hazard and threatens the ecology of natural water sources 511 287 Collaboration will lead to sector transformation for water and sanitation sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/collaboration-will-lead-to-transformation-of-the-water-sector-2019-04-09 Khutso Maphatsoe Water Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516680 1555580953 1556229600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792654_resized_sewageandeffluentpond0420191022.jpg GAME-CHANGER Phakisa for Water and Sanitation will change the department and the sector as a whole 511 287 New technologies to increase wastewater plants’ capacity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-technologies-to-increase-wastewater-plants-capacity-2019-04-11 Khutso Maphatsoe Water Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516996 1555580956 1556229600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793175_resized_sewageandeffluenterwatclarifier0420191022.jpg WASTE TREATED Wastewater should be seen as a valuable resource, as it can be reused 511 287 Sewers could help clean the atmosphere https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sewers-could-help-clean-the-atmosphere-2019-04-11 Khutso Maphatsoe Water Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517016 1555580956 1556229600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Contract awarded for LHWP II’s Polihali diversion tunnels https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/contract-awarded-for-lhwp-iis-polihali-diversion-tunnels-2019-04-18 Simone Liedtke WATER Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:57:00 +0200 517702 1555595522 1555585020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Cape Town in good position even if winter rains are poor – deputy mayor https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-town-in-good-position-even-if-winter-rains-are-poor-deputy-mayor-2019-04-16 News24Wire WATER Tue, 16 Apr 2019 09:09:00 +0200 517313 1555417311 1555398540 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793866_resized_raindropfeb20161022reuters.jpg 511 287 Near-miss ‘Day Zero’ should serve as lesson to water-scarce SA https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/near-miss-day-zero-should-serve-as-lesson-for-water-scarce-south-africa-2019-04-12 Natasha Odendaal WATER Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515795 1554473954 1555020000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 R341m set aside to prevent pollution in the Vaal river – Water dept https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/r341m-set-aside-to-prevent-pollution-in-the-vaal-river-water-dept-2019-04-08 News24Wire WATER Mon, 08 Apr 2019 10:27:00 +0200 516508 1554714802 1554712020 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Series of citizen science tools released to help combat water monitoring constraints https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/series-of-citizen-scientist-tools-released-to-help-combat-water-monitoring-restraints-2019-04-05 Natasha Odendaal WATER – 2 Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515114 1554188460 1554415200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Imminent global water shortfall can be managed through partnerships https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/imminent-global-water-shortfall-can-be-managed-through-partnerships-2019-04-05 Natasha Odendaal WATER – 1 Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515119 1554188460 1554415200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Series of citizen scientist tools released to help combat water monitoring restraints https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/series-of-citizen-scientist-tools-released-to-help-combat-water-monitoring-restraints-2019-04-03 Creamer Media Reporter Water Thu, 04 Apr 2019 12:50:00 +0200 516061 1554377812 1554375000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791554_resized_1022rer.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/77967_2019-04-05_rer531-citizenscience-hdweb.mp4174521374Series of citizen scientist tools released to help combat water monitoring restraints Series of citizen scientist tools released to help combat water monitoring restraints