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Nov 2019

Training course: Advanced Wastewater Treatment Control: Secondary Treatment Processes – Mpumalanga

7 Nov 2019 @ 8:00 AM - 8 Nov 2019 @ 5:00 PM
Mpumalanga

Course Overview Many of the Process Controllers who are involved in wastewater treatment are quite proficient in their understanding of the processes being applied during treatment, but need some assistance when it comes to the calculations required to optimise these processes.  This course focuses on those calculations as they apply to the Secondary Treatment Processes, especially Activated Sludge. The course is intended to be an interactive training event where the calculations will be unpacked, practiced and then interpreted in practical…

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The Role of Constructed Wetlands as Part of the Ecological Infrastructure to Attenuate Flooding and Improve Water Quality

7 Nov 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
University of Johannesburg

This workshop will focus on facilitating the key messages of Scholz’s latest book on “Sustainable Water Management: Engineering Solutions for a Variable Climate” published by Elsevier in 2018 focussing on water and environmental engineering aspects relevant for the drainage and treatment of storm water and wastewater though wetland systems. It provides a descriptive overview of complex 'black box' wetland treatment systems and the general design issues involved. Standard and novel design recommendations for predominantly constructed wetlands, sustainable flood retention basins, sustainable…

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Training Course: Sustainable Operation and Maintenance of Water Treatment Plants – Free State

12 Nov 2019 @ 8:00 AM - 13 Nov 2019 @ 5:00 PM
Bloemfontein

Course Overview The Sustainable Operation and Maintenance of Small Water Treatment Plants short course provides participants with a sound theoretical and practical knowledge base on water treatment, as well as the operation and maintenance of water treatment plants. The course will enable participants to evaluate the operation and control of water treatment plants, and to draw up and implement operational and monitoring programs, as well as maintenance schedules. This course is equivalent to NQF level 5. This 2 day course…

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Western Cape Professional Process Controller Open day Workshop

27 Nov 2019 - 28 Nov 2019
CAB conference, 19 Jeanette Street Brackenfell, Western Cape 7560 South Africa + Google Map

The Water Institute of Southern Africa (WISA) and its Process Controllers Division (Western Cape) cordially invite all water and wastewater Process Controllers to attend its 10th Process Controller Workshop which will be hosted in Cape Town.  The event will be hosted in collaboration with the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS - Western Cape) and the Department of Local Government Previously known as the Western Cape Process Controller Open Day, this event has become an annual iconic event on the…

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Mar 2020

Water Governance Training Course – Pretoria

10 Mar 2020 @ 8:00 AM - 12 Mar 2020 @ 5:00 PM
Pretoria

What is “Water Governance”? Water Governance refers to the political, social, economic, legislative and administrative systems in place that influence the use and management of water. South Africa, a water scarce country, has a law and policy framework for water which is regarded as among the most progressive worldwide. Our water-related law is based upon the constitutional recognition of the right of access to water and the right to an environment that is not harmful to health and well-being, and…

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Water Conservation and Water Demand Management Self-Assessment Reporting Tool Workshop

17 Mar 2020 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The ConneXXion, Exxaro Resources, 263B West Avenue, Die Hoewes Centurion, Gauteng 0157 South Africa + Google Map

Water Conservation and Water Demand Management (WC/WDM) is a fundamental step in promoting efficient, effective and sustainable use of water resource and it is consistent with the National Water Act (Act 36 of 1998) and in particular the National Water Resources Strategy (Department of Water Affairs, 2013). In pursuance of the adoption of best practices in Water Conservation and Water Demand Management (WC/WDM), Minerals Council South Africa has developed an Excel spreadsheet-based self-assessment reporting tool to be used by the…

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POSTPONED: Corrosion Protection for Water Distribution Systems Seminar

17 Mar 2020 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Durban, Durban Country Club Durban, 4001 South Africa + Google Map

In light of the developments around COVID-19 pandemic WISA will be postponing this event. A new date will be communicated when available. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. The WISA Water Distribution Division is holding a one day seminar on ‘Corrosion Protection for Water Distribution Systems’ at the Durban Country Club on a date to be determined. This seminar will be CPD accredited for 1 point with ECSA, SACNASP and WISA. The cost for this event is as follows (prices…

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Water Governance Training Course – Stellenbosch

24 Mar 2020 @ 8:00 AM - 26 Mar 2020 @ 5:00 PM
Stellenbosch

What is “Water Governance”? Water Governance refers to the political, social, economic, legislative and administrative systems in place that influence the use and management of water. South Africa, a water scarce country, has a law and policy framework for water which is regarded as among the most progressive worldwide. Our water-related law is based upon the constitutional recognition of the right of access to water and the right to an environment that is not harmful to health and well-being, and…

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POSTPONED: The Fundamentals of Modern Leadership March 2020

30 Mar 2020 @ 8:00 AM - 31 Mar 2020 @ 5:00 PM

This event has been postponed until further notice. Once we have new dates selected we will update the website and inform the members. “Leadership is the ability to draw people together to influence and direct them towards a goal, winning their loyal co-operation, respect and confidence.” We have a leadership crisis! Where ever you look needs and opportunities are crying out for leaders to address them. Society faces more challenges than ever before. People are seeking security in an increasingly…

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