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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...

The case for DAF

Dissolved air flotation is one of the most robust, versatile and widely used unit operations in the treatment of water worldwide. Johan Bieseman, managing director, AquaPlan, speaks to Water&Sanitation Africa about the benefits of this...

What is quality worth to you?

Huge sums of money are spent developing world-class geosynthetic materials, but often insufficient care is taken during the installation of these products. Construct 3 Technologies’ unique Geo-Q software provides complete control over the process,...

Partnering for skills development

Mpho Mookapele, acting CEO of the EWSETA, and, notably, the overall winner of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants’ Top 35-Under-35 2019 Competition, met with Water&Sanitation Africa to talk about the role the EWSETA plays in...

Innovation drives Drakenstein PAT station

Deemed a first of its kind in South Africa, the Leliefontein Pump-As-Turbine Station in Drakenstein Municipality generates electricity while transferring water. Originally intended to be a booster station to supply water to Wellington during summer...

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...