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.…

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…

Water Research Commission Career Guide

The Water Research Commission has many useful resources available on its website, one of the more beneficial is the Career Guide for learners. Should you wish to view the Career guide please click on the link provided: http://www.wrc.org.za/Pages/CareerGuide.aspx  The Career Guide provides information on: water-related careers; academic contacts; water-related departments, organizations, societies and institutions, and bursaries and internships in the water sector. The WRC…

WISA celebrates Mandela Day

  As part of Mandela Day celebrations, WISA delivered more than 100 stationery sets and a cash donation to Nokuphila Primary School in President Park, Midrand. This primary school is part of The Love Trust. WISA was represented by Dr Lester Goldman (CEO) and Mr Jaco Seaman (Marketing and Events Manager). Mr Erik van den Top (Operations, The Love Trust)…