Tag Archives: wastewater

Wastewater Treatment: From Waste to Resource

As the scarcity of water becomes a more pressing issue and with rising concerns over the environment and the stringent compliance, legislative and environmental regulations against discharge and pollution – industries are under increasing pressure to recycle and reuse their water. But what if we told you that wastewater, once treated, can generate raw materials for energy and agriculture. In […]

The importance of reclaiming, reusing and recovering water

It seems simple: you turn the tap and water pours out. But for millions, this is not the case. Over the past decade, South Africa has witnessed the deterioration of municipal wastewater infrastructure and water treatment quality. According to the Water Research Commission, we lose over a third of our water supply because of aged […]

Beat The Drought, Increase Yield and Reduce Energy Costs

Did you know that South Africa’s agricultural sector uses nearly 79% of the total land area – but only 12% of that land is suitable for rain-fed crops? Being a farmer is one of the toughest jobs around. Farmers are up against drought, the competition of cheap imports, toxic chemicals, climate change, and pollution of our natural resources. But most […]

Unlocking South Africa’s groundwater potential

The agriculture sector in South Africa uses nearly 79% of the total land area – but only 12% of South Africa is suitable for rain-fed crops, with the rest reliant on dams and rivers. But why the struggle for water, when South Africa has millions of cubic metres of water underground. We have been warned: […]

Providing for one of South Africa’s biggest foundries

NuWater provides process water for cooling and production use at one of South Africa’s most prestigious foundries. Based in the greater Cape Town, this foundry manufactures castings for several flagship international clients. Water forms a fundamental part of the smelting and casting processes, this mean that the client needs water resilience and security to ensure […]

Turning water challenges into success stories

The thing about an inspirational story is that it breeds change – and that is what NuWater is bringing to South Africa’s agricultural sector. NuWater is turning the farming sectors water challenges into success stories – one farm at a time. For instance, NuWater recently hatched a smart plan for a local chicken farm under […]