This is a list of some of the collaborative research conducted as part of the community of practice. The research is conducted to inform design decisions, and develop understanding and capacity for wsd in students, water professionals and the general public.
Training manual for groundwater resource management and governance for municipalities in South Africa. In association with University of Free State, and Institute for Groundwater Studies (IGS). April 2015 - March 2017Read the manual
State-of-the-art cemetery guidelines: Impacts of interments on water resources. In association with University of Pretoria. April 2015 - March 2018.Read more
Proof of concept of the application of strategic adaptive management in the water services sector prior to full scale implementation. In association with Amanzi ObomRead more
The development of a comprehensive manual for river rehabilitation in South Africa. In association with Freshwater Consulting Group. May 2013 - April 2016Read more
Development and management of a water sensitive design community of practice programme. In association with University of Cape Town. June 2014 - May 2019.Read more
Regional water sensitive urban design scenario planning for Cape Town using an urban (geo) hydrology model. In association with DELTA-H (Pty) Ltd. April 2015 - November 2016.Read more
Ideas toward water sensitive settlements. In association with Envirosource. September 2015 - September 2016.Read more
The Karst Vadose Zone: Influence on recharge, vulnerability and surface stability. In association with University of Pretoria. April 2016 - March 2019.Read more
Longer-term feasibility study of in-situ iron and manganese removal by ozonation: a novel approach to protecting groundwater supply schemes. In association with Council for Geoscience, and University of the Free State. April 2016 - March 2019.Read more
Hybrid water supply systems and conjunctive use in the context of Water Sensitive Settlements: A Case Study of Sekhukhune District Municipality, Limpopo. In association with Vaal University of Technology. April 2016 - June 2018.
Securing water sustainability through innovative spatial planning and land use management tools - Case study of Mogalakwena and Lephalale Local Municipalities. In association with i@consulting and North West University. April 2016 - December 2018.Read more
Development of resource guidelines for greywater use and management. In association with University of Cape Town. March 2016 - March 2017.Read more
Assessment and control of inappropriate discharges into storm drains. In association with Cape Peninsula University of Technology. April 2016 - March 2019.Read more
Monitoring and Evaluation of Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) in a South African Context. In association with Isidima. April 2017 -
The blue economy from ecosystem integrity perspective with particular focus on coastal resources and communities. In association with Biomimicry SA. April 2016 - March 2020Read more
Urban groundwater development and management. In association with DELTA-H (Pty) Ltd. April 2017 - March 2019.Read more
A feasibility study to evaluate the potential of using Water Sensitive Design principles to strengthen water planning for the Waterberg industrial complex (or DM). In association with Golder Associates. April 2017 - March 2019.
Liveable neighbourhoods with water as foremost priority: Redesigning an existing neighbourhood using Water Sensitive Design. In association with University of Cape Town. April 2018 -Read more
Nature-based solutions for water management in the Periurban: Linking ecological, social and economic dimensionsRead more