Affiliated projects

As an umbrella connecting all things WSD in SA, the CoP has numerous affiliated projects and research, a selection of which are shown below:

Title Institution Period Status
Proof of concept of the application of strategic adaptive management in the water services sector prior to full scale implementation Amanzi Obom Completed
The development of a comprehensive manual for river rehabilitation in South Africa Freshwater Consulting Group 1/5/2013–15/3/2016 Completed
Hydrological heritage overview: Cape Town and Johannesburg UP 1/4/2014-31/3/2016 Completed
Feasibility study to evaluate the potential of using WSD design principles to strengthen planning for water sensitive cities of the future University of Cape Town 1/6/2014-31/5/2017 Completed
Development and management of a water sensitive design community of practice programme University of Cape Town 1/6/2014-31/5/2019 Ongoing
Regional Water Sensitive Urban Design Scenario Planning for Cape Town using an Urban (geo)hydrology Model DELTA-H (Pty) Ltd 1/4/2015-30/11/2016 Completed
Training Manual for Groundwater Resource Management and Groundwater Governance for Municipalities in South Africa University of the Free State, IGS 1/4/2015-31/3/2017 Completed
State-of-the-Art cemetery guidelines: Impacts of interments on water resources University of Pretoria 1/4/2015-31/3/2018 Ongoing
Ideas toward water sensitive settlements Envirosource 1/9/2015-1/9/2016 Completed
The Karst Vadose Zone: Influence on recharge, vulnerability and surface stability University of Pretoria 1/4/2016-31/3/2019 Ongoing
The viability of urban stormwater ponds as water resources in Cape Town University of Cape Town 1/4/2016-31/3/2019 Ongoing
Longer-term feasibility study of in-situ iron and manganese removal by ozonation: a novel approach to protecting groundwater supply schemes Council for Geoscience 1/4/2016-31/3/2019 Ongoing
Hybrid water supply systems and conjunctive use in the context of Water Sensitive Settlements: A Case Study of Sekhukhune District Municipality, Limpopo Vaal University of Technology 1/4/2016-30/6/2018 Ongoing
Securing water sustainability through innovative spatial planning and land use management tools - Case study of Mogalakwena and Lephalale Local Municipalities i@consulting 1/4/2016-31/12/2018 Ongoing
Development of resource guidelines for greywater use and management University of Cape Town 1/3/2016-31/3/2017 Completed
Assessment and control of inappropriate discharges into storm drains CPUT 1/4/2016 - 31/03/2019 Ongoing
Monitoring and Evaluation of Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) in a South African Context Isidima Consulting 1/4/2017 – 31/3/2019 Ongoing
The blue economy from ecosystem integrity perspective with particular focus on coastal resources and communities Biomimicry SA 1/4/2016 - 31/03/2020 Ongoing
Urban groundwater development and management DELTA-H (Pty) Ltd 1/4/2017 – 31/3/2019 Ongoing
A feasibility study to evaluate the potential of using Water Sensitive Design principles to strengthen water planning for the Waterberg industrial complex (or DM) Golder Associates 1/4/2017 – 31/3/2019 Ongoing
Liveable neighbourhoods with water as foremost priority: Redesigning an existing neighbourhood using Water Sensitive Design University of Cape Town 1/4/2018 - 28/2/2022 Not yet started
Nature-based solutions for water management in the Periurban: Linking ecological, social and economic dimensions Stellenbosch University 30/5/2019 - 22/05/2022 Ongoing