Posts tagged as Department of Water and Sanitation

Remote sensing for water quality monitoring

  On 23 June 2016 Dr. Mark Matthews demonstrated the Earth Observation National Eutrophication Monitoring Programme’s (EONEMP) at the Resource Quality Services of the Department of Water and Sanitation. EONEMP is an online water quality monitoring system which uses satellite data to monitor algae and cyanobacteria levels for 102 dams in South Africa, to assist […]

Earth observation group for water use established

  An earth observation for water use interest group established a year ago has now been integrated into the South African Group on Earth Observation (SA-GEO) as one of eleven communities of practice (CoP). The Water CoP held its first Community of Practice Workshop, led by the Water Research Commission (WRC), on 16 March 2016 […]

GIS user seminar puts spotlight on water issues

  The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) recently held their annual GIS User seminar in Pretoria. The event was predominantly attended by DWS employees, but  other GIS professionals and service providers attended. The focus of the seminar was the exchange of ideas between the department and GIS professionals. DWS’s Carey Rajah spoke about standardising the water […]