New investment to transform sanitation sector in Zambia

The European Investment Bank and a grant by the German Development Bank, KfW, will be investing $310 million to the upgrading of sanitation in Zambia. This will all fall under the Lusaka Sanitation Programme.

Identifying business opportunities in South Africa’s water sector

Technology providers that install flow and pressure metering and monitoring devices can benefit from tenders by municipalities determined to reduce their non-revenue water.

Ed’s note: How to manage water use when drought threatens

Cape Town never reached Day Zero, however, the threat of drought remains on high alert and water management should be on every city’s watch list.
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Sisulu to assess progress at City of Tshwane’s wastewater works

Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister, Lindiwe Sisulu, to conduct an inspection at the Rooiwal Wastewater Treatment Works in the City of Tshwane.
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Water sector needs action and regulation to overcome looming crisis

Urgent action needs to be taken across the water, wastewater and waste management sectors in South Africa if the looming water crisis is to be diverted, say industry experts.

Egypt: AfDB funds sanitation infrastructure for rural communities

The African Development Bank Group will loan Egypt $129,8 million (€109 million) to improve sanitation infrastructure and services to rural communities in Luxor Governorate in Egypt’s Upper Nile region.
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Project appraisal report: Integrated Rural Sanitation in Upper Egypt – Luxor

The IRSUE-Luxor Programme contributes to improving the quality of life in Upper Egypt (Luxor) by improving water quality and the environment.
filtration ponds wastewater treatment facility

Sanitation and Wastewater Atlas pinpoints opportunities for change

A new sanitation and wastewater management benchmark tool highlights opportunities to boost health and economic growth in Africa.
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Regenerative tourism project targets 100% renewables status

An ambitious regenerative tourism project has awarded a contract to a consortium to design, build, operate and transfer The Red Sea Project’s utilities infrastructure.

WISA calls for green, blue and no drop certification reinstatement

The Water Institute of Southern Africa believes the drop programme directly led to many municipalities investing in their water and sanitation staff and infrastructure.

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