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News from the final day of WISA2018

This newsletter includes stories on: Whether groundwater is the solution to water shortages Wastewater plants Whether we should change the water management paradigm Celebrating excellent water savings measures, and celebrating excellence among WISA members. If you...

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All the news from Tuesday’s sessions

Today's newsletter includes stories on: Coping strategies for cities at risk A call to action to mitigate drought impacts A reminder of the importance of local wisdom Some great South African ideas that need to be taken to market and many more Click on the picture to...

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Day 2 newsletter

Today's newsletter is a bumper nine pages long. Written by some of South Africa's top journalists, these stories cover many of the sessions that were held during the first full day of conference deliberations. In this edition, we cover the opening plenary; the signing...

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Memories from the opening of #WISA2018

Click on the picture below to read the first #WISA2018 newsletter, and watch this space for three more during the conference. Click on their names here if you would like to read Deputy Mayor Ian Nielson's speech in full, and the welcoming address from the Chairperson...

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Samantha Yates on Cape Talk

John Maytham, the Cape Talk presenter who has been instrumental in warning Capetonians about the need to save water, interviewed Samantha Yates, who is our keynote speaker on Tuesday morning. You can listen to what was discussed here Here are some extracts from the...

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Get ready for a great exhibition

We are really pleased with the response to our call for exhibitors for #WISA2018. The response is a clear indication of the relevance of the conference to the industry as a whole. By the beginning of April, three months before the event, all the exhibition space was...

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#WISA2018 in Leadership Magazine

We were pleased to be quoted in Leadership Magazine in March. "Another group with a stake in the water crisis is the Water Institute of South Africa (WISA). From June 24 to 27, WISA will be hosting its biennial conference and exhibition at the CTICC at which they will...

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The most exciting time to be in the water industry is now!

Jason Mingo, Technical Chair of WISA2018 explains the role of WISA in the water industry in South Africa and how important the membership network is in engaging with water challenges in South Africa. https://youtu.be/Px41mn8TdwY To find out more about how the water...

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Tony Wong explains why #WISA2018 is unmissable

Professor Tony Wong, keynote speaker at #WISA2018 will be sharing his experiences in building sustainable, water-wise cities on June 25, the opening day of the conference Professor  Wong heads a $120 million research centre with research hubs based in Brisbane,...

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WISA2018 on Voice of the Cape

Jason Mingo, Technical Committee Chair of the WISA2018 Organising Committee was interviewed on Voice of the Cape radio about the conference. He highlights the meeting's relevance to water-challenged communities, and reflects on the number of abstracts that the...

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Timely water conference comes to Cape Town in 2018

Local, regional and global challenges to our water supply mean that there has never been a more exciting and challenging time to be involved in the water sector, or a better time to hold the WISA Biennial Conference. The central theme of the Conference – 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 conference will be held at the CTICC in Cape Town from 24 – 27 June 2018.

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