Africa and The Netherlands co-creating water solutions

(16 May 2016). In the run up to the international African Utility Week and WISA conference, we zoom in on some amazing#cocreateSA examples. The Dutch are using a cross-sector approach with innovative technologies and partnerships to co-create sustainable agro, energy and water solutions for local challenges in Africa. Villagepump, Vitens Evides International and Royal HaskoningDHV are 3 Dutch companies who will participate during AUW 2016 and will exchange sustainable solutions at the Holland […]

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South Africa and The Netherlands continue their cooperation in the water sector by working towards a “Blue Deal” and launching Hydronet

[27 February 2019]. The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) in conjunction with Netherlands Embassy will be hosting a roundtable discussion in support of the Blue Deal South Africa Initiative: Clean and sufficient water for all under the theme: Tackling water challenges through bilateral partnerships. The roundtable discussion takes place on 27 February 2019 in Pretoria. The discussion, which will be moderated by two young South African water professionals, takes […]

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Dutch water sector working with WISA in the fight against water scarcity

CAPE TOWN, 25 June 2018 – With the ongoing concern around the availability of water in the Western Cape, the province’s water challenges have been widely reported on. Innovative solutions and strong partnerships will be required to help solve issues around water security and scarcity and managing the ‘new normal’ when it comes to consumption and the preservation of this natural resource.  “The need for collaboration in improving water management […]

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