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Author: Danielle Petterson

Doing more with wastewater

Growing populations and rapid urbanisation are increasingly adding pressure to the country’s already constrained wastewater treatment works. With residential developments encroaching ever closer on wastewater treatment works and water demand...

Conflicting data impacts RO delivery

Correct raw water quality information is imperative for the optimum functioning of reverse osmosis (RO) plants and has a direct bearing on its design and projected operating costs. In the case of one of Cape Town’s key installations, unexpected...

Industrial filtration solutions

From humble beginnings in the wine industry, Quality Filtration Systems has, over its 22-year existence, been involved in many industrial water applications – from food and beverage to mining – doing its part in the private sector to assist with...

Tailored youth programme enhances talent pool

Tailored youth empowerment programmes and internships facilitated by level 1 B-BBEE consulting business Xcel-Sim are placing numerous people in internships and jobs across a variety of sectors. CEO Simphiwe Vulindlu says Xcel-Sim’s main objective...

Keynote speakers announced for Landfill 2019

The Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa (IWMSA) is pleased to announce that Boyd Ramsey and Professor Linda Godfrey will be the keynote speakers for the Landfill 2019 Conference and Exhibition. IWMSA is very excited to announce that,...

CESA Awards honour the best in engineering

The country’s leading built environment professionals recently gathered for the 2019 CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Awards to celebrate South Africa’s excellence in engineering. This year’s awards, hosted by Consulting Engineers South Africa...

Striving for zero harm

NOSA has a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Stellenbosch University’s Water Institute (SUWI) with the aim of improving occupational qualifications. The two-year agreement was inked by Justin Hobday, Sales and Marketing Director, NOSA, and...

WISA offers accredited CPD training courses

The Water Institute of Southern Africa (WISA) is a Professional Body recognized by SAQA servicing the water sector. Part of the mandate of WISA is provide credible accredited training for its members and the sector as a whole. The courses offered...

UV LED curing: the future of pipe rehab

South Africa now has a highly competitive alternative to traditional cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) projects thanks to the power of UV.   Unveiled at IFAT Africa 2019, Nu-Flow South Africa is changing the way building, sewer and water pipeline systems...