Bridging the water

Co create to learn & experience



Bridging the Water: Dutch trainers deliver PPT and SOM courses in Durban​
03 May 2022, 07:52
At the end of March 2022 Claudia Peters and Gabrielle Knufman from World Water Academy, together with...
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Training Delivery Mbombela Municipality March 2022
19 April 2022, 11:40
On 17th and 18th April 2022 the Basics of Waste water Treatment course was delivered for the first time...
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World Water Day
19 April 2022, 11:12
We were honoured to be invited for the World Water Day event hosted by the @department of Water and Sanitation...
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Inspiring Closing Workshop | Wednesday 6th April 2022
05 April 2022, 14:17
This workshop will celebrate and showcase the joint achievements with respect to the key deliverables...
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New Rosebank Canal Rehabilitation Project to turn the canal back into a river
25 February 2022, 11:03
The Liesbeek river flows through many suburbs, including Rosebank, in its journey from the eastern slopes...
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Masterclass Anammox
23 December 2021, 10:41
The second interactive Masterclass Anammox was held on November 2nd, 2021. A total of 32 participants...
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3 Years OKP ‘Bridging the Water’ in South Africa
22 December 2021, 14:58
In 2019 the Orange Knowledge Programme ‘Bridging the Water’ took off. The project, funded by Nuffic,...
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BWWT Training Joburg Water
26 November 2021, 09:54
Training at Johannesburg Water started with the course: Basics of Wastewater Treatment delivery on the...
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Virtual Living Lab: Liesbeek River – dynamics of plastics
22 November 2021, 09:44
In November 2021 the second virtual living lab of the Liesbeek River in Cape Town took place, guided...
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How do we disseminate courses within the OKP project: Bridging the water in South Africa?
22 October 2021, 13:22
The training for Ekurhuleni Water Care Company (ERWAT) kicked off during October 2021. ERWAT water is...
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Basics of Wastewater Treatment course at ERWAT South Africa
21 October 2021, 13:07
The training for Ekurhuleni Water Care Company (ERWAT) kicked off during October 2021. ERWAT water is...
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30 September 2021, 13:52
The OKP Programme ‘Bridging the water’ is hosting a continuation of the Living Lab on Redesigning The...
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Youth Month in South Africa
01 July 2021, 08:47
As the Young Expert Programme (YEP) members on the OKP Bridging the Water project, we would like to end...
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Anammox Living Lab Durban
10 June 2021, 06:48
In 2019 the Institute for Water and Wastewater Technology (IWWT) at Durban University of Technology (DUT)...
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Virtual Living Lab: Durban Challenge – Improving water and wastewater catchments
09 June 2021, 06:43
The “Virtual Living Lab: Durban Challenge – Improving water and wastewater catchments” kicked off on...
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Improving resilience in eThekwini's sewage system
08 June 2021, 06:32
In the past few months Eva IJzermans, student water management at the University of Applied Science Rotterdam,...
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Living lab on Water Quality Measurements in the Schie river and Liesbeek river
07 June 2021, 06:23
In May 2021 the Living Lab: Water quality measurements in the Rotterdamse Schie river and Liesbeek river...
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Living Lab: Plastic Interception and Detection in the Liesbeek River in Cape Town
25 May 2021, 13:54
The OKP Programme ‘Bridging the water’ kicked-off the new Living Lab: Plastic Interception and Detection...
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Virtual Living Lab “Durban Challenge – Improving water and wastewater catchments”
28 April 2021, 12:09
Are you interested in global water management issues and the role you could play in solving them? In...
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Training of trainers in South Africa: a new online experience
24 March 2021, 13:30
Online is the new normal and ZOOM feels like the back of our hand. World Water Academy has been providing...
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OKP Bridging the Water participated in the Wisa conference 2020
14 December 2020, 13:28
OKP Bridging the Water will participate in the Wisa conference. We cordially invite you to attend our...
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Informative delivery of the first Digital Living Lab series on Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse
13 October 2020, 08:35
Many communities in South Africa struggle to access reliable and adequate quantities of potable water...
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Successful delivery of the Virtual Living Lab: Redesigning the Liesbeek river in Cape Town
12 October 2020, 08:46
The Virtual Living Lab: Redesigning the Liesbeek River in Cape Town was hosted in collaboration with...
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A successful delivery of the digital Anammox Masterclass
09 October 2020, 08:03
The digital Anammox Masterclass was successfully delivered on 7th October 2020 where 60 participants...
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Bridging the Virtual Waters: turn a canal back into a river
07 September 2020, 06:41
Are you interested in international water resource management? Keen on travelling to other countries...
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Digital Living Labs in Durban and Cape Town
06 August 2020, 11:27
The goal of a digital living lab within the framework of the OKP-project Bridging the Water is to bring...
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Covid-19 Update: Lockdown in South Africa
06 August 2020, 10:54
Lockdown restrictions have eased in South Africa, which entered level 3 of the national Lockdown on 1...
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Covid-19 update: Complete Lockdown in South Africa for 21 days
27 March 2020, 08:13
On 23 March 2020 SA president Ramaphosa announced a nationwide lockdown for 21 days starting on Thursday...
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Successful Training Delivery in Waste Water and Water Production in Cape Town
27 March 2020, 07:52
This February five groups of students have been trained in Cape Town in Basic of Waste Water Treatment,...
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’Fruitful’ delivery of Nutrient Removal and Sludge Treatment and the Basics of Drinking Water Production courses in eThewkini
26 March 2020, 10:48
The OKP project ‘Bridging the Water’ has delivered new courses in eThewkini in February. South-African...
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Dutch students using an integrated water model for Living Lab in Cape Town
07 January 2020, 06:54
Two third year Water Management students from the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences have done...
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Start of Living Labs
09 December 2019, 14:06
Three final year Bachelor's students from the Technical University, Delft in The Netherlands joined the...
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Two new Young Experts added to project team
06 December 2019, 14:24
Londiwe Dlamini and Sjoske Tuinstra have joined the project team of Bridging the Water. Londiwe and Sjokse...
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First Basics of Waste Water Treatment Module by South African Trainers in eThewkini
22 November 2019, 13:29
Two South African trainers, Sibongile Kunene and Mpilo Mgeyane (both from eThekwini Water and Sanitation)...
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First delivery of Training of trainers in Cape Town
20 November 2019, 15:19
Twelve participants from the City of Cape Town received training in the Training of Trainers course from...
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The development of the first new modules within the OKP project in eThewkini
13 November 2019, 14:46
Trainers from The Netherlands visited the city of Durban from the 13th-15th of November 2019 to develop...
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Results Workshop Generation Z is Coming: go with their flow
21 October 2019, 07:58
A workshop titled Generation Z is coming: go with their flow was conducted on October 21st at the 2019...
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First delivery Training of Trainers in Durban
14 October 2019, 09:38
Nine participants of Ethekwini Water and Sanitation successfully passed the exam of the first Training-of-Trainers...
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Basics of waste water treatment in Durban and Cape Town
27 September 2019, 10:51
From September 24 to October 4 we, Hans Mollen and Melanie Nuchelmans, traveled to Durban as part of...
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Official launch ‘Bridging the water: co-create to learn & experience’
22 February 2019, 14:26
The project ‘Bridging the water: co-create to learn & experience’ has officially been launched on the...
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Sustainably strengthening the South African water education & training capacity
12 December 2018, 14:08
Nuffic selected ‘Bridging the water: co-create to learn & experience’ as the Orange Knowledge Program...
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Bridging the Water is part of the Orange Knowledge Programme.