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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...
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Talbot & Talbot partners with Thesele Group

South African water and wastewater solutions provider, Talbot & Talbot and Thesele Group a 100% black-owned investment holding company, have recently concluded a substantial equity transaction. The deal, which has seen Thesele acquire a 35%...

Improving safety through odour control

In line with a R187 million expansion project to improve the ageing infrastructure in Buffalo City Municipality, the Reeston Wastewater Treatment Works in East London has undergone an upgrade to increase its capacity to 12.5 Mℓ/day. As part of the...