Future Water is partnering with the Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities Institute at Monash University and with Aurecon to apply the Water Sensitive Cities transition planning process to Cape Town, South Africa. Read more about these efforts here.
The Future Water research institute has been awarded a UKRI GCRF project on Water and Fire: Enhancing Capacity and Reducing Risk through 15 'Best Bets' for Transformative Adaptation with Vulnerable Residents on the Cape Flats with a consortium of local and international universities. UPDATE: A postdoctoral position related to this project is now available - click here to view the advertisement.
The Internet of Things (IoT) and the advancing sensor and telemetry technology accompanying it offers a promising solution to South Africa’s deteriorating capacity for accurately measuring surface water flow in rivers.
The Sustainable Water Management in Africa course is an exciting learning experience that connects students from around the world. This is a unique opportunity to come together to explore and discuss critical issues in a global perspective. We are looking for highly-motivated students with passion for sustainability to join this course.
The Future Water Institute at the University of Cape Town and the University of Copenhagen are embarking on a 3-year project that will combine physical experimentation with an exploration of related governance aspects required to facilitate transitions towards water resilient futures.