14 - 16 May 2019
Cape Town, South Africa

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Make the most of your experience at African Utility Week with an additional site visit on 17 May.

In addition to the conference and exhibition we organise site visits which add a third dimension to the event and allow delegates to visit projects in Cape Town. These site visits take place on Friday 17 May and are attended by 15-25 people. Register here to book your place.

Water

Quality Beverages

Quality Breweries

Delegates will see the bottling plant and the water saving projects that were implemented that helped us reduce our waste water by over 60%, saving over 50 million litres of municipal water between January 2017 and January 2018. They will also see our alternative water supply project that we have initiated to reduce our dependence on the municipal water supply by installing our own boreholes and reverse osmosis plant.   

Franschhoek Waterhub 

Franschoek

The Hub is a research and demonstration site that is currently using infrastructure from an old waste water treatment plant to treat contaminated water flowing in a nearby stream (largely influenced by water quality and quantity from the nearly informal settlement) and also treating storm water. Attending delegates will view large biofiltration cells, stormwater treatment trains, and the food gardens in operation. 

Bellville Waste Water Treatment Plant 

Bellville Waste Water Treatment Plant

Bellville plant feature’s the largest membrane bioreactor (MBR) in South Africa and the facility’s capacity will increase by 20 Mℓ/d to 70 Mℓ/d. Attending delegates will view how the plant supply a new sludge dewatering facility, as well as upgrade the existing electrical and control systems infrastructure at the Bellville WWTW.

Fisantekraal waste water treatment plant

Fisantekraal

The waste water treatment plant undertaken for the City of Cape Town features the most innovative and up-to-date electrical, control and instrumentation technology. Attending delegates will view the advanced biological reactor works with automated inlet screening and degritters, surface aerated biological reactors, secondary settling tanks, sludge dewatering system (linear screens and belt presses) and final effluent disinfection system. 

Energy Efficiency

Robben Island Solar Installation

Robben Island

Robben Island by solar energy firm SOLA Future Energy has drastically reduced the island's reliance on costly diesel power. The attending delegates will learn about largest combined solar and lithium-ion storage facility in South Africa.  

Silo Solar Installation on the Lourensford wine estate 

Silo Solar

Attending delegates will be showcased with the innovative energy efficiency solar project, hosted by SPS Africa on the Lourensford wine estate, a technical tour will be conducted on the ground-mount with the Tesla Power Pack.    

Information and communication technologies

Dimension Data

 

 

 

In keeping up with the smart city innovation’s, Dimension data is proud to be hosting some of our industry leaders towards their exciting smart city’s energy projects in the central business district of Cape Town.  

Energy site visits

Koeberg Nuclear Plant

Koeberg Nuclear Plant

As the only nuclear power station in Africa, delegates will be showcased with the latest pressurised water reactor (PWR) design, which boasts the largest turbine generators in the Southern Hemisphere and is the most southerly-situated nuclear power station in the world. 

Lunch will be served during the site visit tours, for more information on booking for the site visit please contact the event manager for the site visits, Yolisa Nyoka, yolisa.nyoka@spintelligent.com or register here

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