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Danielle Petterson

#AllHandsOnDeck – gearing up for WISA 2020

The Water Institute of South Africa (WISA) is getting ready to host the WISA 2020 Biennial Conference and Exhibition – the region’s biggest water conference, bringing together water sector professionals and other stakeholders from across the...

Our groundwater is in peril

The 2020 WISA Conference calls for #allhandsondeck to address the looming water crisis caused by insufficient water infrastructure maintenance and investment, climatic variation, inequities in access to services, deteriorating raw water quality,...

World-class plastic solutions

HDPE pipe has a proven history of high performance in water transportation. It offers the lowest failure rates of all traditional materials used for water systems, superb chemical resistance and low water absorption, and is easily processed and...

The advantages of PVC-O pipelines

Lightweight and requiring no specialised skills to install, TOM® 500 PVC-O is ideally suited for community projects in addition to providing longer-term savings for water utilities. Sizabantu Piping Systems recently supplied the piping for the...

The unanticipated impact of the liquid waste ban

While environmentalists rejoiced at the ban of hazardous liquid waste being disposed of at landfill, generators of liquid waste, waste management companies and landfill sites have had to find environmentally sustainable and cost-effective solutions...

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...