Engineering News | Water https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/water Mon, 22 Apr 2019 14:00:49 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/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 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791554_resized_1022rer.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/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 Mapisa-Nqakula to visit Emfuleni for an update on Vaal River contamination https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mapisa-nqakula-to-visit-emfuleni-for-an-update-on-vaal-river-contamination-2019-04-04 African News Agency DEFENCE/WATER Thu, 04 Apr 2019 12:02:00 +0200 516254 1554372212 1554372120 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 North West premier commits to resolving impasse on Taung dam project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/north-west-premier-commits-to-resolving-impasse-on-taung-dam-project-2019-04-04 African News Agency WATER Thu, 04 Apr 2019 10:19:00 +0200 516217 1554366071 1554365940 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Nkwinti announces changes to water dept’s procurement processes https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nkwinti-announces-changes-to-water-depts-procurement-processes-2019-04-02 Tasneem Bulbulia WATER & SANITATION Tue, 02 Apr 2019 16:39:00 +0200 516048 1554216731 1554215940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791107_resized_gugilenkwintigcis1022.jpg Water and Sanitation Minister Gugile Nkwinti 511 287 CSIR warns of destructive impact of invasive plants on dam catchment inflows https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-warns-of-destructive-impact-of-invasive-plants-on-dam-catchment-inflows-2019-04-01 Marleny Arnoldi WATER Mon, 01 Apr 2019 16:03:00 +0200 515905 1554127995 1554127380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Transnet approves further desalination plant studies at Cape Town port https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-approves-further-desalination-plant-studies-at-cape-town-port-2019-04-01 Marleny Arnoldi WATER Mon, 01 Apr 2019 11:47:00 +0200 515842 1554112111 1554112020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South Africa needs specific laws to protect strategic water source areas https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-needs-specific-laws-to-protect-strategic-water-source-areas-2019-03-29 Creamer Media Reporter WATER Fri, 29 Mar 2019 12:03:00 +0200 515686 1553854116 1553853780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Companies investigating steam system at paper mill https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/companies-investigating-steam-system-at-paper-mill-2019-03-29 Jessica Oosthuizen Water Fri, 29 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514158 1553523589 1553810400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000787009_resized_peterunderhillbilfingerintervalveafrica03191022.jpg PETER UNDERHILL Top performers in the paper and pulp industry are constantly striving to increase productivity and quality while minimising costs 511 287 Thesele enters water infrastructure industry through Talbot & Talbot acquisition https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/thesele-enters-water-infrastructure-industry-through-talbot-talbot-acquisition-2019-03-28 Simone Liedtke WATER Thu, 28 Mar 2019 12:29:00 +0200 515541 1553769544 1553768940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Water levels remain stable https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-levels-remain-stable-2019-03-28 Natasha Odendaal WATER Thu, 28 Mar 2019 11:30:00 +0200 515518 1553766721 1553765400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 New paper outlines transferable lessons from Cape Town drought https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-paper-outlines-transferable-lessons-from-cape-town-drought-2019-03-27 Natasha Odendaal WATER Wed, 27 Mar 2019 12:34:00 +0200 515385 1554100976 1553682840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/77902_ziervogel-2019-lessons-from-cape-town-drought_a.pdf999065Unpacking the Cape Town Drought: Lessons Learnt. African Centre for Cities. University of Cape Town environmental and geographical science department associate professor Gina Ziervogel. Unpacking the Cape Town Drought: Lessons Learnt. African Centre for Cities. University of Cape Town environmental and geographical science department associate professor Gina Ziervogel. City of Johannesburg intent on using licence to buy power from independent producer – Mashaba https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-of-johannesburg-intent-on-using-licence-to-buy-power-from-independent-producer-mashaba-2019-03-27 News24Wire Water Wed, 27 Mar 2019 08:10:00 +0200 515296 1553673294 1553667000 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000789391_resized_hermanmashaba220120191022.jpg City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba 511 287 Imminent global water shortfall can be managed through partnerships https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/imminent-global-water-shortfall-can-be-managed-through-partnerships-2019-03-22 Natasha Odendaal WATER Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:10:00 +0200 515021 1553264387 1553263800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 SAB to expand water-saving collaborations to more municipalities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sab-to-expand-water-saving-collaborations-to-more-municipalities-2019-03-22 Nadine James WATER Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:41:00 +0200 515004 1553259269 1553258460 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Guinea risks 'conflict and confusion' with mining eviction policy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/guinea-risks-conflict-and-confusion-with-mining-eviction-policy-2019-03-22 Reuters MINING COMMUNITIES Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:44:00 +0200 514964 1553244410 1553244240 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 South African scientist wins Stockholm Water Prize https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-scientist-wins-stockholm-water-prize-2019-03-20 Marleny Arnoldi WATER Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:25:00 +0200 514788 1553074832 1553073900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Africa is running out of water as cities' populations boom https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-is-running-out-of-water-as-cities-populations-boom-2019-03-19 Bloomberg WATER Tue, 19 Mar 2019 12:22:00 +0200 514683 1553065051 1552990920 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Public-Private Growth Initiative identifies 18 ‘priority projects’ to unlock growth https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/public-private-growth-initiative-identifies-18-priority-projects-to-unlock-growth-2019-03-18 Terence Creamer INVESTMENT Mon, 18 Mar 2019 15:00:00 +0200 514584 1552917159 1552914000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788019_resized_nkosazanadlaminizumaspeakingjohanvanzylmpumimpofuroelfmeyer1022.jpeg Minister in The Presidency Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma speaks, while Dr Johan van Zyl, Mpumi Mpofu and Roelf Meyer listen 511 287 Western Cape water levels hold steady https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/western-cape-water-levels-hold-steady-2019-03-18 Natasha Odendaal WATER Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:34:00 +0200 514579 1552977951 1552912440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 African desalination market set for growth – Frost & Sullivan https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-desalination-market-set-for-growth-frost-sullivan-2019-03-15 Marleny Arnoldi DESALINATION Fri, 15 Mar 2019 15:49:00 +0200 514462 1552657852 1552657740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000787745_resized_indianoceansea1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 WRC, DWS launch new satellite earth observation project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wrc-dws-launch-new-satellite-earth-observation-project-2019-03-15 Natasha Odendaal WATER Fri, 15 Mar 2019 15:44:00 +0200 514461 1552978027 1552657440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000787743_resized_hartbeespoortdam603111022duane.jpg 511 287 Company expects opportunities in water infrastructure https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-expects-opportunities-in-water-infrastructure-2019-03-15 Jessica Oosthuizen Water Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513012 1552313818 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/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 Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513133 1552313819 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/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 Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513085 1552313819 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/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 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 Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513072 1552570188 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/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 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 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 Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512971 1555058117 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/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 'No tomorrow' for many unless consumption falls – UN https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/no-tomorrow-for-many-unless-consumption-falls-un-2019-03-13 Reuters ENVIRONMENT Wed, 13 Mar 2019 09:33:00 +0200 514078 1552462893 1552462380 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Better planning needed to ensure jobs for skilled persons in water, energy sectors https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/better-planning-needed-to-ensure-jobs-for-skilled-persons-in-water-energy-sectors-2019-03-12 Marleny Arnoldi SKILLS DEVELOPMENT Tue, 12 Mar 2019 16:40:00 +0200 514056 1552402357 1552401600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0