Water, Sewage & Effluent May-June 2017 - Page 10

South Africa has low rainfall in many catchment areas, resulting in semi deserts such as the Karoo. Water, the new gold Increasingly, as water scarcity becomes a major challenge throughout the planet, the value of this limited commodity is growing exponentially, pushing water, water recycling, water treatment, and water reuse up the priority list in municipalities around the country. To this end, Water, Sewage & Effluent is publishing the Report to the Water Research Commission in two parts, in which guidelines for monitoring, management, and communication of water quality in direct wastewater reclamation are discussed. Extracted from a Water Research Commission report 8 Water Sewage & Effluent May/June 2017