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Day three highlights: Enlit Africa digital event, 28 October

Day three of Enlit Africa digital event had a distinct water aspect to it, with a focus on biogas projects for good measure.
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Water management should include better reuse and sludge beneficiation

South Africa’s masterplan for water and sanitation says if a projected 17% water deficit by 2030 is to be overcome the country must deal better with the supply and demand side of water management.
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Growing hydrogen market herald water technology opportunities

A new report into the intersection of hydrogen and water notes that while there is a global agenda to push for green hydrogen, there are concerns about the amount of water and renewable energy needed. 

Awarding innovative projects that drive SA’s green economy

The City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality’s beneficiation of bio-solids project has won GreenCape’s inaugural Green Economy Change Champions Competition. The project adds value to bio-solids produced as wastewater treatment facilities.
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Session 28 Oct: Re-use, recycle and reclaim your wastewater

Once a decision has been taken to actively reclaim wastewater within a given infrastructure, designing and planning the treatment plan raises all manner of questions.

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.