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Opinion: Spotlight on ‘intemediary city’ water issues

By Simon Thomas KISUMU County, Kenya, will host Africities 9 from 26-30 April 2022, under the auspices of the Pan-African Organisation of United Cities and...

EC water crisis: is govt doing enough?

AS South Africa battles a third wave of Covid-19 amidst the destruction and looting in parts of the country in recent weeks, it’s easy...

Why rural sanitation and wastewater management is vital for SA

By Chetan Mistry WE live in a digital and connected world, where we can fashion medicine through genetics and send rockets into orbit like clockwork....

Recycling trommels for Africa

BLT World has introduced the newly launched MDS M518R trommel recycling trommel into Africa. BLT World Managing Director Ken Mouritzen said the new trommel, which...

Turning smart meters into water leak detectors

WATER leaks are becoming a significant cause for concern with municipalities desperately trying to conserve more water while attempting to decrease the amount of...

Yearly repair work completed at Hammanskraal Project

REPAIR work at the Hammanskraal Drinking Water Project in Tshwane has included replacement of the lower bearing on an Archimedes screw with a Vesconite...

Desilting drive to tackle dam storage challenges

SEDIMENTATION rates in South African dams are extremely high and pose a serious threat, alongside increased water demands in the region. That’s according to Leonardo...

R1.5m youth infrastructure innovation contest open for entries

THE Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) recently announced the launch of the second edition of its Youth Challenge, a competition aimed at harnessing...

NMB water hogs should expect a visit from the mayor

NELSON Mandela Bay’s heaviest water users should expect a visit from Mayor Nqaba Bhanga this week, who will be demanding to know why they’re...

Desalination plant won’t be enough to avert NMB water crisis, chamber warns

ORGANISED business in Nelson Mandela Bay has welcomed the Council’s recent green light for the construction of a seawater desalination plant but warned that...

R200m borehole water works taking shape

THE Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality says it is working around the clock to implement measures to circumvent the disastrous prospect that the city may...

Centrifugal dewatering surface pump solutions

ATLAS Copco’s rugged PAS dry self-priming and PAC H high head dewatering surface pump series features smart design, cutting-edge technology, quality components and advanced...

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Ports authority pulls plug on Ngqura liquid bulk storage terminal

TRANSNET National Ports Authority (TNPA) has pulled out of development of the proposed new liquid bulk storage terminal at the Port of Ngqura but...

R253m road project boon for EC town

THE South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) met with the Dordrecht business fraternity recently to discuss the economic benefits and job opportunities presented by...

Council tweaks budget in bid to stop taps running dry

AS the ongoing drought continues to grip the Kouga region, Kouga Municipality Council recently adjusted its capital budget in an attempt to prevent taps...

NMB drought mitigation plans ‘in overdrive’

THE Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality’s drought mitigation plans are in overdrive as the region continues to experience insignificant rainfall and low dam levels that...