News

Water sources for the town of Solwezi, Zambia

June 2018

AquaLinks is providing advice on availability of water of sufficient quality for the feasibility study on water and sanitation for Solwezi town in Northwest Zambia, as subcontractor to Royal HaskoningDHV.

Co-creating water re-use for industries in South Africa

June 2018

AquaLinks is assisting the Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands and The Netherlands Water Partnership, through Partners for Water, in assessing demands of South African industries for water re-use solutions. A workshop at the WISA conference in Cape Town (Tuesday 26 June) and a workshop in Pretoria (Thursday 28 June) have been the first opportunities to co-create. The workshops will be followed up with match making with Dutch solution providers.

Contact AquaLinks for more info.

AgriCloud from Rain4Africa

May 2018

Using the latest techniques of the Agricultural Research Council (ARC), the South African Weather Services (SAWS) and Dutch partners, we have now better planting and spraying advice for better yields, less water use, less use of pesticides and herbicides.

The website www.Rain4Africa.org has been launched and the AgriCloud App is now available in the App store for Android, as well as via USSD.

AquaLinks is the technical operational coordinator of Rain4Africa subcontracted by HydroLogic Research BV since August 2017.

Now nine TAHMO weather stations in Joburg!

 

May 2018

Those who are interested in the 5 minute weather data of Johannesburg, contact AquaLinks!

Operational TAHMO automatic weather stations are in Braamfontein Juta Street (Maths Centre), Hunters Hill fire station (close to North Gate), Midrand fire station, Park on London Road in Alexandra, Jabulani fire station in Soweto,  Kibler Park fire station, Rietfontein EMS school south of Soweto, Floridapark fire station, Orange Farm fire station.

To serve Emergency Management Services Johannesburg and climate (change) adaptation in Johannesburg.

Warm welcome for TAHMO in Jabulani, Soweto

8 December 2017

Emergency Management Services Directors, Councillors and Region-Director thank you for the welcoming words to more and better weather data in Soweto, Johannesburg!

 

Launch by MMC of Public Safety COJ in Alexandra

13 October 2017 ; International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction.

Emergency Management Services CoJ organised launch of TAHMO roll out, with cutting the ribbon of station in Alexandra. For data on the extreme storm of 9 October, contact AquaLinks!