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SAHRC investigates further sewage pollution allegations

SAHRC investigates further sewage pollution allegations

The South Africa Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) recently invited the municipal manager of the Rand West City Local Municipality to appear before it, as it continues with its investigations into allegations of raw sewage flowing from the municipality’s Sewage...

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Renewed calls to save water: Western Cape dams a concern

Renewed calls to save water: Western Cape dams a concern

Although South Africa has a fairly sufficient amount of water in its reservoirs, the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) is calling on consumers to save water. The department’s weekly report states that the country has 21 609,7 m3 of water that is stored in its...

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Gauteng consumers asked to use less water

Gauteng consumers asked to use less water

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) in Gauteng has urged water consumers to be cautious in their water usage in order to avert pressure on the Integrated Vaal Rivers System (IVRS). The IVRS has been on the decline for weeks as the water levels in the major...

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5 things you need to know about prepaid water

5 things you need to know about prepaid water

You already know that we live in a water-stressed country, receiving an annual rainfall of 492 mm, while the rest of the earth receives 985 mm. In addition, the WWF cautions that 98% of South Africa’s water has already been allocated to users, leaving little surplus...

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Featured Articles

Driven by a desire to make a difference

Driven by a desire to make a difference

The quest for excellence is constant, as is the need for intensified human resource development to meet South Africa’s socio-economic objectives. IMIESA speaks to Clifford Makoloane, Director of Entsika, about the company’s multifaced solutions, commitment to business...

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Delivering to the bottom line

Delivering to the bottom line

IMIESA speaks to Barry Fang, business manager for Barloworld SEM, about the success of the SEM brand in South Africa and expansion plans for 2019. These will be backed by a progressively expanding dealer network, comprehensive after-sales support and flexible...

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More than a valve

More than a valve

Macsteel Fluid Control has been active in the water industry for over 40 years, supplying a number of well-known products. Now, the business is taking it one step further, manufacturing quality Bermad products locally. Macsteel Fluid Control is a niche business...

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Keeping it clean

Keeping it clean

In today’s world, water and wastewater treatment works need to be flexible and scalable. IMIESA speaks to NJ Bouwer, executive at NuWater, about the company’s range of modular solutions and its unique ‘water on wheels’ approach, which is specially geared towards rapid...

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Industry News

Opinion: How tech can conserve and improve access to water

Opinion: How tech can conserve and improve access to water

By Russell Dick, Chief Executive Officer at utility Systems As South Africa commemorates National Water Week from 17 to 23 March to highlight the scarcity of this vital resource, municipalities and utilities around the country are increasingly turning to technology to...

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KSB expands its aftermarket services

KSB expands its aftermarket services

KSB Pumps and Valves is set to extend its aftermarket service far beyond the supply and maintenance of its own products.   Going forward all aftermarket services will fall under the KSB SupremeServ which will see the company extending its offering to include...

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Ensuring environmental protection at Durban port project

Ensuring environmental protection at Durban port project

A significant project that is set to revolutionise operations in the Port of Durban is progressing well underway under the watchful eye of an independent Environmental Compliance Officer. R7 billion Durban Container Terminal berth-deepening project, which commenced in...

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