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May 2018

Western Cape Process Controllers Technical Workshop – Water Quality Analysis – 3 May 2018

3 May 2018 @ 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Faure Water Treatment Works, old main road Cape Town, Gauteng South Africa + Google Map

The Western Cape Process Controllers division are hosting a Technical Workshop on the latest developments in Water Quality Measurement Automation. The Workshop will follow the Division’s Annual General Meeting. The workshop will cover the following: Optimizing the control of your water treatment process with a reliable, non-contact measurement of turbidity. The continuous measurement of the concentration of chlorine dioxide, chlorine or ozone as a decisive tool for a safe disinfection of water. UV absorption measurement in raw water and after flocculation /…

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WISA Gauteng Branch Event – Managing droughts for large supply systems

18 May 2018 @ 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM
The Venue – Allandale Junction, 128 Richards Drive, next to Allandale Road, Midrand, Allandale Junction, 128 Richards Drive Midrand, Gauteng 1685 South Africa + Google Map

The Gauteng branch will be holding its first event on “Managing droughts for large supply systems” presented by a panel from the Department of Water and Sanitation. Cape Town’s “day zero” has made headlines, but all other large systems are at risk:, so this is a currently very relevant topic Program: 14h30-15h00 Registration All 15h00-15h30 Overview and institutional cooperation in drought situations Mr Trevor Balzer: DWS DDG Special projects 15h30-16h00 Planning, modelling and prediction of droughts Ms Celiwe Ntuli: DWS Water…

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WISA Western Cape Branch – RO Plant Visit at Strandfontein

23 May 2018 @ 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Strandfontein Parking Lot

The Western Cape Branch will be hosting a site visit at the RO Plant at Strandfontein. Date: 23 May 2018 Time: 14h30 for 15h00 Venue: Parking Lot at Strandfontein Be prepared for all weather conditions as there are no facilities at the Plant. We will walk to the beach and see the Inlet works and the Brine Ponds. We will then have a tour of the RO Plant. The whole visit should not take longer than 1½ Hours, so we…

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June 2018

WISA Mine Water Division, Chamber of Mines and Department of Water and Sanitation Capacity Building: Water Conservation and Water Demand Management

19 June 2018
Sibanye Stillwater Academy Central Campus, Libanon Business Park, 1 Hospital Street, Libanon, Westonaria, Gauteng 1780 South Africa + Google Map

South Africa’s water is a scarce, limited and hugely stressed resource, that is coupled to an increasing demand by various sectors such as mining, agriculture, power generation, industry & commercial and domestic. With limited additional water resources to be developed this necessitates the importance of managing the existing resource efficiently through implementation of Water Conservation and Water Demand Management (WC/WDM) initiatives and measures. WC/WDM is fundamental in promoting efficient, effective and sustainable use of water and is consistent with the…

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WISA 2018 Biennial Conference and Exhibition

24 June 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 27 June 2018 @ 5:00 PM
Cape Town International Convention Centre, Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street Cape Town, Western Cape 8001 South Africa + Google Map

The central theme of “Breaking barriers, Connecting ideas” seeks to address past, existing and future water resource challenges by promoting collaboration, cooperation and integration within the water sector. The Southern African region faces increased uncertainty and vulnerability regarding water supply. The following thematic areas for the conference seek to promote, inspire and demonstrate the value of working beyond existing mandates and perceived restrictions. While an emphasis is placed on Southern African case studies and research, international examples applicable to the…

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September 2018

Workshop: Innovative ideas and applications to monitor and manage WWTW’s and WTW’s

19 September 2018 @ 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Arc Nietvoorbij, Corner of Helshoogte Road and the R44 Stellenbosch, Western Cape South Africa + Google Map

WISA Western Cape Branch & Process Controllers Division present: One Day Workshop: Innovative Ideas and Applications to Monitor and Manage WWTW’s and WTW’s Date: 19 September 2018 Time: 08h30 For 09h00 – 15h30 Venue: Arc Nietvoorbij - http://www.arc.agric.za/arc-infruitec-nietvoorbij/Pages/ARC-InfrNietv-Homepage.aspx Sponsor: Aqua Africa Cost: R350 WISA Members / R480 NON-WISA Members Programme: Turbidity – EPS/ISO, Laboratory, Methodology & Instruments Options. (09h00-09h30) Turbidity - EPS/ISO, Process On-line Instruments, Methodology & Instruments Options. (09h30-10h00) LuminUltra – On-Site Microbial Management WTW & WWTW. Intro to…

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October 2018

Sludge to Resource Symposium

23 October 2018 @ 8:00 AM - 24 October 2018 @ 2:30 PM
Durban Botanic Gardens, 9A John Zikhali Road, Musgrave Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal 4001 South Africa + Google Map

The WISA Anaerobic Sludge Processes Divisions in partnership with the WISA KZN Branch are hosting the Sludge to Resource Symposium at the Durban Botanic Gardens from 23-24 October 2018. Potable water and wastewater treatment sludge management and disposal has quickly become a problem for most municipalities and water boards. Most treatment plants were (and are still being) designed to prioritise the treatment of the liquid stream over the solid stream. Sludge management is often represented by a single arrow labelled…

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November 2018

WISA CPD Training Course: Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment – Cape Town – 1-2 Nov 2018

1 November 2018 @ 8:00 AM - 2 November 2018 @ 5:00 PM
Cape Town Lodge Hotel and Conference Centre, 101 Buitengracht Street Cape Town City Centre, Western Cape 8001 South Africa

WISA CPD TRAINING COURSE Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment 1 & 2 November 2018 - Cape Town Lodge Hotel and Conference Centre 2 CPD Points – WISA/ ECSA/ SACNASP 2 Day Course aimed at Engineers, Water Professionals, Water Quality Managers, Risk Professionals and Consultants, Assessors and Moderators, Researchers, Post-graduate Students, Supervisors and Superintendents, Health and Safety Managers, Young Water Professionals An Assessment will be conducted upon conclusion of the course to ensure quality and a CPD certificate will be awarded to…

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Eastern Cape Process Controllers Day

1 November 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 2 November 2018 @ 4:30 PM
Queenstown Water Treatment Works

The Water Institute of Southern Africa (WISA) and its Process Controllers Division (Eastern Cape) cordially invite all water and wastewater Process Controllers to attend its 5th Process Controller Workshop/Open Day which will be hosted in collaboration with the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS -Eastern Cape). This event has become an annual iconic event on the WISA calendar in Eastern Cape which has grown tremendously due to its popularity for knowledge, skill & technology transfer, professional developments and updates surrounding…

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WISA CPD Training: Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment – Durban – 5-6 Nov 2018

5 November 2018 @ 8:00 AM - 6 November 2018 @ 5:00 PM
Durban University of Technology, 19 Steve Biko Road Berea, KwaZulu-Natal 4001 South Africa + Google Map

WISA CPD TRAINING COURSE Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment 5 & 6 November 2018 - Durban University of Technology 2 CPD Points – WISA/ ECSA/ SACNASP 2 Day Course aimed at Engineers, Water Professionals, Water Quality Managers, Risk Professionals and Consultants, Assessors and Moderators, Researchers, Post-graduate Students, Supervisors and Superintendents, Health and Safety Managers, Young Water Professionals An Assessment will be conducted upon conclusion of the course to ensure quality and a CPD certificate will be awarded to successful learners. Course Presenters: Prof…

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October 2017

2nd Annual Women in Water Event

19 October 2017 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Indaba Hotel, Spa & Conference Centre, cnr. William Nicol Drive & Pieter Wenning Road Fourways, Gauteng 2021 South Africa + Google Map

Water is Life. It is a statement that we have all heard but are able to appreciate even more following the devastating drought conditions that we have experienced throughout South Africa.  A sustainable water supply is essential for human health and hygiene and production of food.  Every drop of water must count! We have seen that water issues know no boundaries and impact on everyone regardless of race, gender or class.  However, we are aware that a greater burden is…

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August 2018

WISA CPD Training Course: Sustainable Operation and Maintenance of Water Treatment Plants – Durban

14 August 2018 @ 8:00 AM - 15 August 2018 @ 5:00 PM
Coastlands on the Ridge Musgrave, 315 Peter Mokaba Ridge Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal 4001 South Africa + Google Map

CPD Course - Information Brochure 2 CPD Points are accredited by each of the following: WISA/ ECSA/ SACNASP This 2 day Training Course is aimed at Process Controllers, Superintendents, Plant Managers, Plant Technicians, and Water Sector Officials. An Assessment will be conducted upon conclusion of the course to ensure quality and a CPD certificate will be awarded to successful learners. Course Presenter: Chris Swartz – B.Eng (Civil), M.Eng (Water Utilisation) Pr. Eng, Senior Fellow of WISA, Chairperson of WISA Water Reuse…

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