n Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - The Emfuleni lessons - how to deliver on water-loss reduction in a South African municipality : water engineering

Volume 23, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



As a result of a collective effort from public and private entities, about 6.8 million m³ of water, and in the order of R37 million was saved in Emfuleni - one of South Africa's largest local municipalities - by implementing a range of comprehensive water-loss reduction measures. This article outlines how this was possible and what needs to be considered when implementing similar approaches elsewhere.

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