Close

Water reuse

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...

Water for society

While StatsSA’s 2016 General Household Survey estimated that 88.8% of South African households have access to piped water, less than half the population is believed to have water piped directly to their homes. Although most households in South...

Concrete manufacturers get water wise

Spurred by the recent drought in the Western Cape region the City of Cape Town and the South African Readymix Association (SARMA) have come together to find ways to effectively use effluent water to manufacture concrete and concrete products. Until...

Reuse with ultrafiltration

The growing issues of freshwater scarcity in many parts of the world are encouraging more wastewater reuse ideas, which all depend on effective filtration. The process of reusing water involves screening it to remove suspended solids,...

The answer to reuse

One of the most robust, versatile and widely used unit operations in the treatment of wastewater worldwide is dissolved air flotation. With a growing market for wastewater reuse, the demand for these systems is expected to rise accordingly. The...

Emergency water solutions for SA

Desalination has been proven to effectively generate new and reliable water supplies. Quality Filtration Systems (QFS) and emergency water specialist Osmoflo have now collaborated to bring desalination solutions to South Africa. QFS has supplied...