MENU

Draft Programme

Sunday, 24 June 2018
11:00 – 18:00 Registration and bag collection opens in the Registration Foyer
Time to be confirmed Council Meeting Venue to be confirmed
17h30 – 20:30 Welcome function Exhibition Hall 1,2,3
Monday, 25 June 2018
SESSION 1 – Ballroom East & West
07h00 Registration Opens in the Registration Foyer 
08h30 – 10h45 WISA 2018 Biennial Conference & Exhibition Plenary Session – Key Note Clem Sunter 
10h45 – 11h15 Tea/Coffee break in the Exhibition Hall                   
  Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session 5 Session 6 Session 7 Session 8 Session 9 Session 10 Session 11
Time Ballroom East Ballroom West  1.41 & 1.42 1.43 & 1.44 1.61 & 1.62 1.63 & 1.64 2.41 – 2.43 2.44 – 2.46 2.61 – 2.63 2.64 – 2.66 Roof Terrace 
11h15 – 13h00 Title: Waste Not Want Not Session A Title: Unchartered Waters Title: Pooling together Title: Sink or Swim Title: Under the Microscope Title: Waste Not Want Not Session B Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP
Reliability Engineering Innovative Solutions to Wastewater Industry: Nganamakabane Ella Mutyaba The use of Anaerobic Digestion wastewater and off-gas for the cultivation of microalgae Talita Beyl Towards an integrated and sustainable water resource monitoring framework in South Africa Simphiwe Chabalala Ending the madness……………. Jayant Bhagwan Prevalence of Haloacetonitriles in a large bulk drinking water system in South Africa Mxolisi Dlamini Reaction Pathway Analysis for the Degradation of phenol by Advanced Oxidation Process: TiO2 Photocatalysis Using Isotopic Labeling Technique. Lindelwa Jay “Gazetted Resource Quality Objectives, so what now?” – Golder Associates Lee Boyd Towards an enabling operating environment for ash backfilling into disused mines
Golder Associates / WRC – Heidi Snyman
&
Defining the needs-driven research agenda for mine water
WISA MWD / WRC – Jo Burgess

Process Controller Division Workshop WISA (Session 1) Dewald van Staden A drought’s silver lining. Advancing new financing models for water infrastructure – Strategic Water Partners Network Nick Tandi Effective governance and support of cooperation between South Africa and the Netherlands as a means of improving water resources management: the Kingfisher Programme
Maintenance asset register and asset life cycle maintenance case study Jack Rogers  Evaluation of the effect of infeed ammonium: nitrite ratio on the performance of Anammox reactor Nomalanga Gasa  The consideration and improvement of the sustainability performance monitoring framework for South African water boards Craig Thompson Development of an on-site domestic grey water treatment and recycle system using crushed bricks and charcoal as treatment medium Joel Kibiiy Pattern of Use of Sachet Water and Related Antecedent Factors Among Eleyele Residents, Ibadan, Nigeria Rachel Titus Treatment of winery wastewater using a biological sand filtration system Gareth Holtman
The condition of South African water infrastructure – Results from the third national infrastructure report card Kevin Wall  The bioreformation of organic-rich waste water
into high-purity hydrogen JP du Toit
Effective communication in the local government space – guidelines for sector partners Sarah Slabbert Opportunities for Greywater Reuse – Risk or Resource? Ross Roberts Urinary trichloroacetic acid (TCCA) on pregnant women as a biomarker of exposure to drinking water disinfection by-products. A cross-sectional study in Tshwane district, Gauteng province, South Africa. Funanani Mashau Population dynamics of key functional microbes associated with nutrient removal in different full-scale BNR systems. Oluyemi Olatunji Awolusi
Case Study: Lower Thukela Bulk Water Supply Scheme: Design Considerations, Lessons and Challenges Mike Killick  Evaluation of R. palustris for simultaneous wastewater treatment and hydrogen production in a photofermentation process Phillip Uys “Impact of Governance on Cost of Infrastructure” Nezar Eldidy Implementation of Shared Water Savings Contract at National Department of Public Works Mr Mark Shepard Using Total coliforms to Assess the Safety of Drinking Water in Cape Town South Africa During the 2016/17 Drought Period Mjikisile Vulindlu Influence of pyrolysis gas as reaction atmosphere on sewage sludge pyrolysis product distribution and composition. Peter Osifo
Lunch 13h00 – 13h45                    
  Session 12 Session 13 Session 14 Session 15 Session 16 Session 17 Session 18 Session 19 Session 20 Session 21 Session 22
Time Ballroom East Ballroom West  Meeting Rm 1.41 & 1.42 Meeting Rm 1.43 & 1.44 Meeting Rm 1.61 & 1.62 Meeting Rm 1.63 & 1.64 Meeting Rm 2.41 – 2.43 Meeting Rm 2.44 – 2.46 Meeting Rm 2.61 – 2.63 Meeting Rm 2.64 – 2.66 Roof Terrace 
13h45 – 15h30 Title: Waste Not Want Not Session A Title: Waste Not Want Not Session B Title: Pooling together Title: Sink or Swim Title: Under the Microscope Title: Bridging the Gap Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP
Prediction of waste minimisation and water recovery in the combined membrane and chemical precipitation treatment of mine impacted waters Sebastian Franzsen Two approaches for the use of CabECO technology in the disinfection of fecal-polluted water Manuel Andres Rodrigo Hydro-political chess:  Lessons in institutional development and the challenge to deliver on key elements of the South African National Water Policy Derek Western Why behavioural change  intervention is a priority at present Jayant Bhagwan The Qualitative and Quantitative Determination of Estrone in a Waste Water Treatment Plants in South Africa using HPLC- MSMS Sibusiso Mnguni Bridging The Gap: Sustainable Finance For Improved Delivery  Henriettah N Ndlovu Wastewater – tapping into this resource: Emerging Wastewater Treatment options – Water Research Commission John Zvimba Contextualising the concepts of Water-Wise Cities in Africa – Aurecon Lloyd Fisher-Jeffes  Process Controller Division Workshop WISA (Session 2) Dewald  van Staden Disruptology™: turning disruptive threats into opportunities for success – Water Management and Institutional Division  Juanita  Vorster Effective Governance and support of bilateral cooperation as a means of improving water resource management – Department of Water and Sanitation (Session 1) Eustathia Bofilatos
Recovery of Calcium Fluoride and Nickel Metal from Stainless Steel Spent Pickling Liquor Jennifer Hardwick Canary CEMS: The Development and Potential Industrial Application of a CO2 Alarm System for Microbial Respiration Fluctuations Wendy Stone An Integrated Water Quality Management Plan for the Olifants Water Management Area Lebo Mosoa Understanding and affecting water consumer behavior using technological interventions at a primary school in Stellenbosch Cheroline Ripunda Determination of Pharmaceuticals in the Aqueous Matrix of a Waste Water Treatment Plant Kutu Mashiane Identification of existing and potential green water and wastewater treatment technologies for the creation of green occupations in the Western Cape and Gauteng provinces. Janet Mabuza
Minimised Waste Production in the Effective Treatment of Scrubber Blowdown Wastewater Carien Spagnuolo ORP as a water disinfection control for a dual ionisation-oxidation disinfection process Leroi de Wet The State of Water Conservation and Water Demand Management in KwaZulu-Natal Michael Singh A focus on water use attitudes and behaviours in South Africa’s metropolitan areas: A people-centric approach to urban water conservation and demand management Inga Jacobs-mata Using nanotechnology to fabricate polyethersulfone nanocomposite membranes for removal of emerging micropollutants from water  Elijah Wanda  
The treatment of reverse osmosis feed using spent cationic exchange resin.  Sabelo Tshabalala Chlorine Dioxide as an alternative pre-oxidant in the treatment of eutrophic raw water Buks Strydom Impact of Transboundary Water Cooperation Policy to Small-Scale Farmers: Case of the Emandla Ekuphila Water User District in the Incomati River Basin Dumisani Mndzebele Causes, lessons learned and recommendations from the artificial drought of 2016-17 in the Caledon-Modder river system Jeremia Jesaja Van Der Walt Estimating the loads of emerging contaminants and drug abuse within communities using wastewater-based epidemiology: Advances and future recommendations for South Africa Edward Archer Making Mine Closure a Reality  Nick Thandi
Tea 15h30 – 16h00 POSTER SESSION
  Session 23 Session 24 Session 25 Session 26 Session 27 Session 28 Session 29 Session 30 Session 31 Session 32 Session 33
Time Ballroom East Ballroom West  1.41 & 1.42 1.43 & 1.44 1.61 & 1.62 1.63 & 1.64 2.41 – 2.43 2.44 – 2.46 2.61 – 2.63 2.64 – 2.66 Roof Terrace 
16h00 – 17h15 Title: Waste Not Want Not Session A Title: Waste Not Want Not Session B Title: Pooling together Title: Sink or Swim Session A Title: WORKSHOP Title: In the Pipeline Title: Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP
Energy Reduction in Membrane Bioreactors – Some Novel Findings. Lingam Pillay Single Ion Effects on Bubble-Particle Attachment of Pyrrhotite Lisa October Enabling Communities of Practice: Network Dynamics in Building a Water Sensitive Catchment  Andrew Bennett SMART Meter Reading Service  Hajo Heusinkveld Stakeholder Participation & Communication in the Inkomati-Usuthu Water Management Area – Inkomati-Usuthu CMA  Sylvia Machimana Chemical phosphate removal from Hartbeespoort Dam water with iron Komla  Atta Impacts of drought and required response within the wastewater sector – Water Research Commission John Ngoni Zvimba  How Should WISA Contribute in Alleviating Water Sector Challenges – WISA KZN Branch & Umgeni Water  Lindelani Sibiya FETWATER WORKSHOP  DWS-WRC WISA – ripples of change Juanita Vorster Wetskills Water Challenge – Finals Johan Oost
 Improving Membrane Bioreactor Energy Efficiency by Utilising Integrated Fixed Film Activated Sludge and Tertiary Ultrafiltration Peter Wille Aeration Blower Upgrades for City of Cape Town John Clayton Are Water Use Licenses just “Word Salads”?
– a Critical Evaluation of WULs against PAJA-requirements. Carin Bosman
Feasibility of advanced and prepaid water metering in South Africa Lilian Ngabirano Optimization of trickling filter performance   Tshepo Motaung
Design, Cost & Benefit Analysis of the Proposed Membrane Bioreactor Plant at Zandvliet Wastewater Treatment Works Mpho Ramphao The impact of strict zero e-coli standards on South African municipal waste water treatment plants Roda Lidzhade The State of Water Use in the Vaal & Orange Water Management Areas Khutso Mabela Responsive pipe networks – smart pipes in South Africa Sw Jacobsz Indigenous Microalgae as Bioremediation Agents for Mine Contaminated Waters Monique Smit
SESSION 34
17h30 – 19h00 WISA AGM
PRIVATE EVENTS
Tuesday, 26 June 
SESSION 35
Time Ballroom East & West
08h30 – 10h00 PLENARY KEYNOTES: Tony Wong and Samantha Yates
Tea 10h00 – 10h30
  Session 36 Session 37 Session 38 Session 39 Session 40 Session 41 Session 42 Session 43 Session 44 Session 45 Session 46 Session 47 Session 48
Time Ballroom East Ballroom West  Meeting Rm 1.41 & 1.42 Meeting Rm 1.43 & 1.44 Meeting Rm 1.61 & 1.62 Meeting Rm 1.63  Meeting Rm 1.64 Meeting Rm 2.41 – 2.43 Meeting Rm 2.44 – 2.46 Meeting Rm 2.61 – 2.63 Meeting Rm 2.64 – 2.66 Roof Terrace  Auditorium 2
10h30 – 12h15 Title: Waste Not Want Not Session A Title: Unchartered Waters Title: Pooling together Title: Sink or Swim Title: Waste Not Want Not Session B Title: In the Pipeline Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP
 Chemical and Microscopic Studies into the Corrosive Effect of Fluoride on Mild Steel Alfonso Palazzo Evolution of mine water in the Mpumalanga Coalfields David Love YouKnoW! Platform (Youth Driven Knowledge on Water) Aurelia Van Eeden   Challenges and Innovation in the Management of Drinking Water Treatment Residue at Rand Water James Parsons SAICE Infrastructure report card. Kevin Wall The use of R Markdown in Water Quality Assessments – CSV Water Consulting Engineers Leanne Coetzee The use of innovation to create sustainability and resilience in the water sector – Water Research Commission Manjusha Sunil A unified approach for sediment risk, monitoring and interpretation  – Golder Associates Research Laboratory Bridget Shaddock Governance and Management of the Water Sector – Water Management and Institutional Division Nezar Eldidy Water Reuse in Southern Africa, addressing the gaps
– WISA Water Reuse Division
Dr Esper Jacobeth Ncube
Rand Water
Co-creating solutions to not waste a drop: water efficiency in agriculture & industrial water re-use – Netherlands Embassy  Stèphanie de Beer North-South-south dialogue of emerging water challenges – Water Research Commission
Evaluation of Butyric Acid degrading bacteria isolated from pit latrine: cell growth studies  John Bright Joseph Njalam’mano The Dewatering Behaviour of Transformed Fe(III) Oxyhydroxide Precipitates Formed From Ferric Sulphate Solutions  Cledwyn Mangunda Community-driven planning and design of water services for multiple uses Virginia Molose GIS aided pressure analysis to aid water conservation at institutions: a case study of the National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe Craig Tanyanyiwa Carbon Footprint Reduction Achieved by Utilising Integrated Fixed Film Activated Sludge Peter Wille Affordable digital water monitoring technology: measure to manage Jessica Fell
Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) removal efficiency of an EGSB anaerobic digester treating Poultry Slaughterhouse Wastewater.  Yasheemah Williams Valorisation of leachate from mining using freeze desalination system  Nsaka Ntumba Analysis of the Water Education and Training skills development in the South African water sector Dana Grobler Decision Enhancement for the Management of Apparent Water Losses Mthokozisi Ncube A comparison study of the adsorption of metal ions by chitosan derivatives in a synthetic media Ephraim Igberase Applying the Internet of Things to water and wastewater infrastructure monitoring George Gerber
A household urine collection device to save water and produce fertilizer Dyllon Randall  Predicting Post-closure Seepage to Optimise Rehabilitation Options for Tailings Facilities with Limited Soil Cover Material  Albert Van Zyl Capacity building through the Framework Programme for Research, Education and Training in the water sector Moses Mukota Assessment of Water Distribution System Infrastructure and Development of Water Efficient Strategies for National Government Department Large Facilities Seamus Levin Continuous Ion Exchange for Effective Water Recovery from the Wastewaters of a Coal-Fired Power Station Carien Spagnuolo Pipe condition assessment device for assessing the condition of pressurized water pipelines Rene Nsanzubuhoro
Lunch 12h15 – 13h15                        
  Session 49 Session 50 Session 51 Session 52 Session 53 Session 54 Session 55 Session 56 Session 57 Session 58 Session 59 Session 60 Session 61
Time Ballroom East Ballroom West  Meeting Rm 1.41 & 1.42 Meeting Rm 1.43 & 1.44 Meeting Rm 1.61 & 1.62 Meeting Rm 1.63  Meeting Rm 1.64 Meeting Rm 2.41 – 2.43 Meeting Rm 2.44 – 2.46 Meeting Rm 2.61 – 2.63 Meeting Rm 2.64 – 2.66 Roof Terrace  Auditorium 2
13h15 – 15h00 Title: Waste Not Want Not Title: Unchartered Waters Title: Pooling together Title: Sink or Swim Title: Under the Microscope Title: In the Pipeline Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP
Genetic impacts of acid mine drainage on human HEPG2 liver cells: a case study in South Africa Maronel Steyn Modelling biofilm structure and micropollutant removal using an individual-based model James Kuan Addressing a water crisis: A Rand Water initiative Nyree Steenekamp “Implementing water sensitive design: a South African University campus case study”
Benjamin Biggs 
Understanding industrial effluent water quality:
What is the norm and Why we need to do better? Genevive Harding
Quantifying the costs and benefits of Nature Based Solutions for water supply Graham Jewitt Citizen Science – Crowd sourced Water Research – Young Water Professionals WC Division Johan Kilian Streamlining institutions to test, demonstrate and implement new water innovations and solutions – Water Research Commisssion Shanna Nienaber Making a splash:  How WISA can strengthen the social compact within the water sector? – WISA Water Science Division (Session 1) Governance and Management of the Water Sector – Water Management and Institutional Division Nezar Eldidy Water Reuse in Southern Africa, addressing the gaps – Rand Water Hands-on Water Challenge – The Finals – Wetskills Foundation North-South-south dialogue of emerging water challenges – Water Research Commission
An approach to energy recovery from wastewater in pharmaceutical industry: A wastewater beneficiation case study Liam Kay  VukModelling Poly phosphate Release During Anaerobic Digestion of Sludge from Nutrient Removal Systems Vukuthu Maake Using real-time demand patterns to improve hydraulic modelling accuracy in water reticulation networks  Carlo Loubser Addressing challenges and opportunities for implementing Water Sensitive Design in South Africa Kirsty Carden Recent advances in global bacteriological water quality monitoring Caitlin Rodgers Urinals for Women and Girls: Harvesting urine from the other half of South Africa’s population Janette Neethlin 
The effects of the recent drought in the operation and the management of water treatment processes and the product quality at Umgeni Water. Sibusiso Mdunge A plant-wide evaluation of the Benchmark Simulation Model No.2P (BSM2P) for wastewater treatment systems: resource consumption and recovery using steady state and dynamic simulation models. Muhammad Imraan Paleker The status and extent of de facto water reuse (unplanned potable reuse) in South Africa Chris Swartz Using a diagnostic indicator assessment to understand sustainability transitions towards Waster Sensitive Design in the City of Cape Town  Boipelo Madonsela Optimisation opportunities for combined water quality monitoring programmes for water services providers and water service authorities Liee L  Targeting efficient use of transferred Orange River water to the Eastern Cape Province Erik Van der Berg
Water reuse in the mining industry is the ‘new gold’ – The BRPM case study Jeremia Jesaja Van Der Walt Primary sedimentation modelling with characterized settling
velocity groups Christian Leprince  Polorigni 
Disinfection of treated municipal wastewater effluent considered for indirect reuse: a case study Werner Rössle Resource guidelines for domestic rainwater harvesting in South Africa Jean-marc Mwenge Kahinda Lessons Learnt on implementation of Real-time online River Water Quality Monitoring System  Londiwe Satimburwa Rapid detection of microbiological contamination by measurements of specific enzymatic activity – Results after 4 years of validations and experiments in different applications. Wolfgang  Vogl
Tea 15h00 – 15h30 POSTER SESSION                        
  Session 62 Session 63 Session 64 Session 65 Session 66 Session 67 Session 68 Session 69 Session 70 Session 71 Session 72 Session 73
Time Ballroom East Ballroom West  Meeting Rm 1.41 & 1.42 Meeting Rm 1.43 & 1.44 Meeting Rm 1.61 & 1.62 Meeting Rm 1.63 & 1.64 Meeting Rm 2.41 – 2.43 Meeting Rm 2.44 – 2.46 Meeting Rm 2.61 – 2.63 Meeting Rm 2.64 – 2.66 Roof Terrace  Auditorium 2
15h30 – 17h15 Title: Waste Not Want Not Title: Unchartered Waters  Title: Pooling Together Title: Sink or Swim Title: Under the Microscope Title: Bridging the Gap Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP
Coal Mine Pit Lakes in South Africa  Andrew Johnstone Brominated flame retardants (BFRs) in sludge samples from Gauteng South: influence of physiochemical properties on concentrations and distributions Tlou Chokwe Low cost green technology for domestic wastewater treatment for reuse and beneficiation Paul Oberholster Ekurhuleni infrastructure delivery programme (EIDP) feasibility study: wastewater reclamation programme Charl van der Walt Using R open source software to find hidden relationships in data sets and how this can be used to manage drinking water quality Leanne Coetzee Opportunities in Wastewater Reuse: A Development Bank Perspective Mthokozisi Ncube Accelerating the adoption of new technology solutions – Global Water Technology Innovation Forum Taster Session – Isle Utilities Fiona Griffith Making sense of the drinking water microbiome – University of Pretoria Fanus Venter Making a splash:  How WISA can strengthen the social compact within the water sector? – WISA Water Science Division (Session 2)  Ayesha Laher Governance and Management of the Water Sector – Water Management and Institutional Division Nezar Eldidy The most powerful weapon: Introducing initiatives from the education-water sector interface – EWSETA   Nora Hanke-Louw- Lesego Lekubu  Achieving transformation and redress in the water sector through the validation and verification of water use process – CSIR Inga Jacobs-mata
Monitoring cyanobacteria and pollution in dams using satellite remote sensing Mark Matthews Water problems:  Water scarcity and human health in South Africa Kevin Harding Managing urban water supply systems using free-market economy approaches: A detailed review of the implications for developing countries  Claudious Chikozho Data analysis for enhanced control of water and wastewater treatment processes: taking monitoring into the 21st century Nelius Coomans A Comparative Analysis of Water and Energy Sector Regulatory Frameworks: Interventions for the Promotion of Private Sector Investment Tafadzwa Mukwena
Novel Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes-Polyvinylidene Fluoride (MWCNT-PVDF) Membranes for Desalination by Membrane Distillation: Synthesis and Application Performance Edgar Mapunda International Advanced Sludge Digestion Trends in Context for South African Applications Gary Brown Effects of Reduction of Wastewater Volumes on Sewerage
Systems and Wastewater Treatment Plants Gina Pocock
A Review of Life Cycle Management Studies in the Water Sector for South Africa Taahira Goga Southern African Development Community (SADC) Economic Accounting for Water (EAW) Methodologies: can they be effectively applied in the Komati system to ascertain the economic benefit of water supply to riparian states?  Dumsani Mndzebele
Treatment of Brine for the Recovery of Drinking Water, Calcium Carbonate and Sodium Sulphate Johannes Maree Up-scaling of bacteria as a treatment of wild toxic cyanobacterial isolates Luyanda Ndlela The Power of Exchange: Learn and Train yourself and .. each other Johan Oost Point-of-use water treatment for un-serviced communities – The VulAmanz Option  Lingam Pillay Enhanced Water Quality Management via a Novel Rapid Microbiological Field Testing Strategy. Dave Tracey
SESSION 74
WISA GALA DINNER Hall 9, CTICC 2
Wednesday, 27 June 
SESSION 75
Time Ballroom East & West 
08h20 – 10h15 PLENARY KEYNOTES: Dhesigen Naidoo and Sunita Narain
Tea 10h15 – 10h45
  Session 76 Session 77 Session 78 Session 79 Session 80 Session 81 Session 82 Session 83 Session 84 Session 85 Session 86
Time Ballroom East Ballroom West  Meeting Rm 1.41 & 1.42 Meeting Rm 1.43 & 1.44 Meeting Rm 1.61 & 1.62 Meeting Rm 1.63 & 1.64 Meeting Rm 2.41 – 2.43 Meeting Rm 2.44 – 2.46 Meeting Rm 2.61 – 2.63 Meeting Rm 2.64 – 2.66 Roof Terrace 
10h45 – 12h30 Title: Waste Not Want Not Title: Unchartered Waters Session A Title: Pooling Together Title: Sink or Swim Title: Under the Microscope Title: Unchartered Waters Session B Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP
Case Study: Reclamation of high strength industrial effluents through Plate and Frame Reverse Osmosis Technology.  Jenna Harris Removal of carbamazepine from aqueous solution with Zeochar, a zeolite-biochar composite.  Johann Kilian TBC Aerobic Granular Sludge in South Africa: Applying lessons learned from full-scale applications across 5 continents Tim Fisher Dewatering of Wastewater Sludge: Improvements in Monitoring Techniques at Mitchells Plain WWTW, Cape Town  Zaheer Ortell Water Risk and Strategy Analysis – Aligning Water Strategies to Business Strategies Joanne Crimes Decentralised Water Technologies – Solutions for Peri-Urban Communities and Water-Sensitive Design? – Stellenbosch University Gideon Wolfaardt The complex challenges of managing South Africa’s problem-sheds – a way forward – Wits University School of Governance Muller Mike 4th industrial revolution: The water sector of the future – Danish Emabssy  Suvritha Ramphal Bulk Chemical Contract Management and Risk Mitigation – Rand Water Mathabo Gamede No Drop Certification: Overview of the 2017-2018 No Drop Audits and No Drop Gudeline – Department of Water and Sanitation Moloko Raletjena
Utilizing Ozone, UV and AOP for safe water supply in South Africa Steffen Ruting Towards the backfilling of old mines with power station and gasifier ash: an elegant solution to the two major enviromental problems David Love Wetskills Water Challenge – An innovative approach on experimental learning and networking for Young Water Professionals and students Johan Oost Integration of Decentralised Waste Water Treatment Plants within City Boundaries – The Psychological Footprint Peter Wille Influence of pyrolysis gas as reaction atmosphere on sewage sludge pyrolysis product distribution and composition Katlego Mphahlele Economic risks associated with declining water quality due to urbanization: The Breede River Catchment, South Africa as a case study Annabel Horn
Commissioning and initial operational experiences at a new direct reuse demonstration plant Megan Schalkwyk Point of Use water treatment through use of activated carbon and geotextile layered within an intermittent slow sand filter Stephen Siwila  Water Sector Skills Supply-Demand Forecasting in Local Government  Ashwin Seetal South African Urban Wastewater Challenges: A System Analysis Rejoice Malisa Use of Solar Thermal Energy for the Drying of Faecal Sludge Santiago Septien Stringel The consequences of inaction: Hartbeespoort Dam, an escalating hypertrophic impoundment!  Frederick Botha
Ultraviolet disinfection options for greywater reuse Samantha Van Staden Clinoptilolite – Polymer Composite  for removal of Chromium (IV) and Vanadium (V) from aqueous solution Nomcebo Mthombeni  Novel and Innovative Programme for Fast Tracking Professional Registration of Engineers at Umgeni Water   Naheen Toolsee Accelerating the adoption of new technology solutions Fiona Griffith Improving the sludge quality of Carl Grundling wastewater treatment works therefore preventing contamination of underground water through sipage. Mmathapelo Rosina Maila Organic toxicants contamination and aquatic toxicity of The Jukskei River. Mpho Makofane
Lunch 12h30 – 13h30               13h00 – 13h30:                   South African Young Water Professionals  Annual General Meeting    
  Session 87 Session 88 Session 89 Session 90 Session 91 Session 92 Session 93 Session 94 Session 95 Session 96 Session 97
Time Ballroom East Ballroom West  Meeting Rm 1.41 & 1.42 Meeting Rm 1.43 & 1.44 Meeting Rm 1.61 & 1.62 Meeting Rm 1.63 & 1.64 Meeting Rm 2.41 – 2.43 Meeting Rm 2.44 – 2.46 Meeting Rm 2.61 – 2.63 Meeting Rm 2.64 – 2.66 Roof Terrace 
13h30 – 15h15 Title: Waste Not Want Not Session A Title: Unchartered Waters Title: Pooling Together Title: Sink or Swim Session A Title: Sink or Swim Session B Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP Title: WORKSHOP Title: Title: WORKSHOP Title:
Prediction of nanofiltration rejection performance in brackish water reverse osmosis brine treatment processes Ricky Bonner Alluvial Wellfield Optimisation and Management using Numerical Flow Modelling and Seasonal River Stages  Brendon Bredenkamp Current Regulatory Instruments for Waste Disposal Facilities in South Africa: A Review of the Legislation Tefo Chabedi Waste water biorefineries: towards resource efficiency. Sue Harrison Amazing Aquifers of Cape Town: A case study of the Groundwater quality assessment in Cape Flats and Table Mountain Group Aquifers   Shane Nethenzheni Limitations and Challenges of Groundwater use by the commercial sector in the Western Cape – AHL Water Ayesha Laher Imvelisi: Building Enviropreneurs – Young Water Professionals Sivuyile Pezulu 2017 Blue Drop and Green Drop Requirements – Department of Water and Sanitation Rodney M Mathebula
Fouling resistance analysis of commercial ultrafiltration and reverse osmosis membranes using starch production industrial wastewater effluent Ephraim Igberase Process Capability Assessments for potable Water Treatment Plants: A Rand Water experience Sifiso Sambo The First Steenbras Dam: A temporary but pragmatic resolution of Cape Town’s water crisis 100 years ago. Kevin Wall Lower Limpopo Basin Climate Resilience Project  Abri Vermeulen
Defects in the active layer of ceramic nanofiltration membranes:  A facile characterization approach. Welldone Moyo  Evaluation of the performance of flow gauging structures on the Klip River in Johannesburg Zainab Metedad Comparison between the South African Catchment Management Strategy and the Dutch new Environmental Strategy Programme Hans Waals Management of storm water inflow in semi-arid cities: South African perspective Rubavathy Noelene Govender
Reducing the environmental impact of desalination:  Current innovations and opportunities. Wimpie van der Merwe   Early warning tool for municipal water supply schemes Louise Dobinson Modelling pressure – leakage response in water distribution systems considering leak area variation. Asaph Mercy Kabaasha
SESSION 98
  Ballroom East
15h45 – 17h00 CLOSING ADDRESS – THE WAY FORWARD Ballroom East
17:00 – 18:00 Farewell Reception Clivia / Jasminium
Thursday, 28 June 
SESSION 14
08h00 – 16h00 Technical Tours