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Impact of water scarcity during COVID-19

Giving women access to safe and clean water could be what South Africa needs to have a thriving future. That’s according to Amnesty International South Africa, which says women are the ones who mostly suffer the consequences of lack of water...

Embrace advanced technologies

Water-resilient cities can only be achieved through decentralised systems that harness appropriate advanced technology solutions. By Musawenkosi Ndlovu, director, QFS The cost of water production has more than tripled in recent years. As the...

Foundations you can trust

Headed by directors Hugh Feely and Petrus van Straten, Pilecon Geotechnical Contractors provides solutions nationwide, backed by its technical team and piling fleet. Projects range from high-rise buildings to interchanges, with major new work in...

Water conservation efforts remain essential

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) in the Western Cape has welcomed the recent heavy rains across the provincial catchments. According to the weekly hydrological report of 01 June 2020, the combined average dam level for the Western Cape...

The ideal low-pressure solution

An increasing focus on environmental protection and energy savings means that water supply and distribution systems need to become more efficient and operate optimally at minimum pressures. Single-chamber control valves are traditionally used in...