Annual Forum Papers

  • Year 2018
  • Author(s) Shakespear Mudombi, TIPS Economist: Sustainable Growth
A significant proportion of people still require proper sanitation services in South Africa, on the continent, and globally. Given the inadequacies in the current sanitation system, there is a huge potential market for new generation sanitation (NGS) technologies. The size of the market could be much bigger if we consider the proportion of…"
Published in Policy Briefs

  • Year 2018
  • Organisation TIPS; Water Research Commission; Department of Trade and Industry
  • Author(s) Gaylor Montmasson-Clair
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
These three reports are part of a tri-partite initiative of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), the Water Research Commission and TIPS on the development and growth of the water and sanitation industry in South Africa. Global water and sanitation market dynamics: Implications for South Africa’s industrial development From a trade…"
Published in Sustainable Growth

  • Year 2018
  • Organisation TIPS; Water Research Commission; Department of Trade and Industry
  • Author(s) Shakespear Mudombi
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
These three reports are part of a tri-partite initiative of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), the Water Research Commission and TIPS on the development and growth of the water and sanitation industry in South Africa. Forward-looking approach to next generation sanitation and industrial development in South Africa Conventional sanitation technologies…"
Published in Sustainable Growth

  • Year 2018
  • Organisation TIPS; Water Research Commission; Department of Trade and Industry
  • Author(s) Muhammed Patel
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
These three reports are part of a tri-partite initiative of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), the Water Research Commission and TIPS on the development and growth of the water and sanitation industry in South Africa. Desalination in South Africa: panacea or peril for industrial development? This paper examines two fundamental…"
Published in Sustainable Growth

  • Year 2015
  • Organisation Visiting Adjunct Professor, Wits School of Governance
  • Author(s) Mike Muller
  • Countries and Regions Southern African Development Community (SADC)
Session 9: A regional collabroation: Different approaches This paper reports on the results of an investigation into the contribution of cooperative management of water resources to regional integration in SADC. The study found that, while a few bilateral projects had contributed to economic development, there was little evidence of a systemic contribution to…"

  • Project ASSET Research
  • Year 2012
  • Author(s) Alanna Rebelo; Katie Gull
There has been a global shift in the way that water provision for urban water use is viewed. Governments are increasingly choosing to invest in environmental health. By protecting river systems, governments can reduce management costs. In this brief, examples of international case studies related to such government interventions are presented, followed by…"
Published in Policy Briefs

  • Year 2009
  • Organisation Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
  • Author(s) Mfundo Mbashe
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Access to adequate water and sanitation services in South Africa still remain a pipe dream for the millions who are trapped at the bottom of the class structures in the country. The poverty stricken communities living in Townships such as Motherwell, everyday long for water services infrastructure to be built in their places…"
Published in TIPS Research Grant
Wednesday, 22 October 2008

Is water shedding next?

  • Year 2008
  • Organisation University of Pretoria
  • Author(s) James Blignaut;Jan van Heerden
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
South Africa is in the grip of an electricity crisis marked by a euphemism known as load shedding. The demand for electricity has grown to the point that the supply reserve margin is often under threat, necessitating the electricity supplier to cut supply to some areas, or to shed load. This is a…"