Water in Mangaung – seeking solutions

Water in Mangaung – seeking solutions

Bloemfontein has been plagued with water woes for a couple of years. The drought has only exacerbated the existing challenges related to ageing infrastructure, water quality, and supply constraints.

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Technologies for legionella control in premise plumbing systems

By the US Environmental Protection Agency

Water, Sewage and Effluent reproduces this summary in the interest of plumbers and engineers understanding their critical role in safeguarding the health of people. They make the design happen, and any deviation from standards and legislation is irresponsible, as such action will result in the cultivation of waterborne diseases.

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SA looks to retrofit for hydropower

By Martin Czernowalow

As few suitable sites remain for the construction of new hydropower plants, government is thinking about retrofitting existing water infrastructure.

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Ingula finally set to come on-streamy

Martin Czernowalow

Africa’s newest and largest pumped storage scheme is about to go into commercial operation this year — four years behind schedule and just about R27-billion over budget.

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The blame game: Harties sewage spill

By Martin Czernowalow

Following last year’s devastating sewage spill into Hartbeespoort Dam, various government entities have denied responsibility and it seems unlikely that anyone will be held accountable.

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Finding ways to do it better

By Martin Czernowalow

South Africa needs to find ways to better conserve water, as well as other sources inside and outside its borders, says principal hydrologist and partner at SRK Consulting Peter Shepherd.

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