Wits Commercial Enterprise

Wits researchers have developed a water treatment plant which removes organic pollutants from municipal bulk water. The process is environmentally friendly, making use of sunlight to purify water...

University of the Western Cape

Surfactants are amphipathic molecules with both hydrophilic and hydrophobic moieties that partition preferentially at the interface between fluid phases such as oil/water or air/water interfaces. Such...

University of Cape Town

Background

Leak detection and management is an important topic in the management of water distribution systems. Various instruments and measurement techniques have been developed to identify the...

University of Cape Town

Background

Globally, freshwater is a precious resource that needs to be managed properly. Considerable amounts of freshwater supplied via bulk distribution systems are lost through leakages in...

Loo Afrique

Loo Afrique is a manufacturer of innovative water and sanitation solutions to encourage and improve hygiene and save water. Loo Afrique developed a sanitation unit called: The Pee Basin, which is a...

Loo Afrique

Loo Afrique is a manufacturer of innovative water and sanitation solutions to encourage and improve hygiene and save water. Loo Afrique developed a sanitation unit called: The V-Cistern, a V-Shaped, 3...

Propella Business Incubator

The technology is a smart water meter with the capabilities of leakage detection and water quality monitoring. It is suitable for rollout at the municipal level using existing household meters. It can...

University of Zululand

This proposed Greenbricks project is a conventional brick/blockmaking plant for the ‘green’ production of popular brick and block variations from sugarcane bagasse ash (SBA) in combination with...

Water Research Commission

Nosetsa is a machine learning-based precision irrigation add-on proposed byYellow Beast (Pty) Ltd. It uses machine learning to provide autonomous irrigation using real-time sensor data. This allows...

Rhodes University

This Integrated Algal Ponding System (IAPS) is capable of treating wastewater from multiple sources, including industrial, abattoir, tannery, winery, distillery, acid mine drainage waste and domestic...

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

A low-cost general interface platform that enables the real-time monitoring and controlling of water distribution network components, such as the water meter, pressure logger and the flow valve.

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Nelson Mandela University

Olive pomace is a waste product from the process of developing olive related foodstuffs. However, olive pomace can offer significant benefits when included in cosmetic formulations. By processing the...