Recent News Articles
Below is a list of recently published articles regarding the water sector and Maskam Water Projects.
Maskam Water manufactures first fusion waste water treatment plant in South Africa
Maskam Water, a Western Cape based company assembled the first Clarus Fusion Waste Water Treatment plant, imported from the United States of America (USA) on South African soil in May this year.
In the present climate water treatment has become a great concern, therefore, the Fusion treatment plant in itself, based its development on world class technology and is by far the greenest way of treating waste water.
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Zoeller Training in USA - 2016
Maskam Water Dealers in training at Zoeller Company, USA. Andre Lombard (from Loxton Irrigation, Stellenbosch) & Chris Pargiter (from Pargiter Trading, Dubai).
Solving tomorrow's water shortages today - ISSUU (May 2015)
Waste water treatment has become a great concern in South Africa and the African continent. Fifty to sixty years ago discharging waste water underground was acceptable and the norm as there was more than enough virgin soil to absorb the waste water.
Today this phenomenon has changed drastically, leaving soil unsuitable for filtration as the contaminated waste water filters through the soil into underground aquifers and trickle through to bore holes.
Innovative SA company using U.S. technology to create
jobs in Stellenbosch.
An ablution system which combines South African innovation as well as US technology, aims to increase jobs and improve people's lives. It is fast being taken up by the likes of De Beers and being used on Table Mountain.
After the successful launch of the AACU, the unit can now be viewed at Absolute Solutions in Stellenbosch. To schedule a viewing appointment please contact one of our Dealers in Stellenbosch.
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South Africa could run out of water by 2030 – govt draft plan
The draft National Water and Sanitation Master Plan outlines the dire situation of the country's water and sanitation sector. Read full article
Cape Town's taps can still run dry despite possible Day Zero scrapping - experts
Cape Town – The politicians may have given us hope that Day Zero could be avoided this year – but water experts say this does not mean Cape Town's taps won't run dry. Read full article
Economy faces paralysis if govt doesn't act urgently on water crisis - Read report
Over a third of SA water supply lost through poor infrastructure - Read report
Dam levels must rise more before Cape's water restrictions lifted
Cape Town is not out the woods yet despite dams levels rising to 56.9% this week and a relatively positive rainy season. Read full article
Sewage flowing into Kuils River creates a health hazard for all of Cape Town
The Zandvliet Waste Water Treatment Works is in crisis, discharging sewage into the lower Kuils River and causing horrific health effects for the people who live along the river. But an injury to one is an injury to all. The entire False Bay is affected. Read full article here