The most basic relationship between citizens and the state is through the use of public services and utilities. When infrastructure fails, the consequences can be dire. With sanitation infrastructure decay in South Africa in mind, what solutions emerge to overcome key infrastructure management challenges?
Behind every great IMQS product is a multi-skilled product owner (PO), hard at work outlining their vision, establishing goals and motivating their team. POs are the corner stone of IMQS product development, so we thought you should meet them. This month we introduce you to Jaco Botha – a keen […]
Across the globe water scarcity, poor water quality and inadequate sanitation negatively impact human security. How does IMQS’s water and sewer management software help municipalities overcome water and wastewater management challenges?
Stellenbosch, like other municipalities in the Western Cape, has been hard hit by a prolonged drought. Unlike many of its peers, however, Stellenbosch seems to be sitting on a greener wicket. How has Stellenbosch gone about managing risk, and what has been the main resource in this municipality’s water management […]
Utilities need to ensure that quality water is provided to all relevant sectors of society. Water loss is a major threat to water security. Drakenstein Municipality, in South Africa’s water strapped Western Province, has been successful in bringing down water losses from 34% to an average of 11%, at its […]
The use of sensors to monitor water distribution networks in (near) real-time can strongly increase the ability to make informed decisions regarding the management and maintenance of all assets within the hydro environment. How can smart water networks contribute to the Smart Cities of the future? The idea of […]
With the extreme weather conditions South Africa currently faces, the value for efficient water management can not be emphasised enough. How can the effective implementation of Water Demand Management solutions aid in times of drought?