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Call for Tenders – WISA 2020 Biennial Conference – Professional Conference Organiser (PCO)

The Water Institute of Southern Africa (WISA) is pleased to issue an invitation to interested parties to tender for the appointment of Professional Conference Organiser (PCO) for the WISA 2020 Conference & Exhibition to be held at the Sandton Convention Centre, Sandton, Gauteng from 31 May – 4 June 2020. Please download the official call for tender on the link…

Tribute – Peter Gunther

November 16, 1970 – August 10, 2018 This is a tribute to the journey of Peter Gunther, a wonderful person, family man, trusted colleague, professional and friend to so many people within the water and mining industries. He will be sorely missed, and the profession, industry and country will be so much the poorer for his untimely passing. Peter’s story…

WISA and IFAT Africa enter into a Partnership

WISA is excited to announce its partnership with IFAT Africa. The aim of the partnership is to forge ahead with drinking water production, water supply and wastewater treatment in drought-plagued countries by means of professional know-how and appropriate technologies. With this in mind, WISA, the only non-profit organization catering for the water sector in South Africa, and IFAT Africa, the…

Review of published South African National Standards (SANS) in the water sector

Recognising the need for a wider and balanced stakeholder participation, the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) water committee has embarked on a drive to increase engagement platforms, through partnerships with a number of organisations that own public engagement platforms. South African National Standard (SANS) in the water sector are developed, maintained and published by the SABS/TC 147 Water committee.…

XL Millennium Travel – Our New Partner

WISA has partnered with XL Millennium Travel to bring you the best travel deals! Services! Flights Accommodation Car hire Visa and passport services Foreign exchange assistance Travel Insurance No extra cost to you! Upfront discounted and negotiated rates Foreign exchange assistance Issuing Travel Insurance Plus! Access to monthly leisure specials Access to XLGO – a free mobile travel application Online…

WISA Annual General Meeting 2018

The WISA Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on 25 June 2018 at 17h30, at the Cape Town International. At the AGM members voted for the approval of the revised Memorandum of Incorporation (MOI) and the Rules of the Company (ROC), the approval of these documents was unanimous by all present with a valid vote. Please find below the links to…

Young Water Professionals: Self Nominations for National Committee

The South African Young Water Professionals’ (YWP-ZA) Chair calls on all YWPs based in South Africa for self-nominations for four positions on the National Committee from June 2018 – mid 2020. The four positions are Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, and Imvelisi Project Lead. As part of the National Committee, you will be exposed to the country-wide operations of the Committee.…

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