Visit of the Wastewater Treatment Pond in Oshakati and Ongwediva
The wastewater treatment ponds in Oshakati and Ongwediva were visited subsequent to the workshop.
Based on the initiative of Dr.-Ing. Emanuel Grün and Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Cornel, Emschergenossenschaft and Lippeverband (EGLV) undertook a perennial sponsorship to support the wastewater plants in Outapi. EGLV seeks to support OTC in their sustainable operation of the existing (CuveWaters) and future (EPoNa) site through qualified personnel. Herman Neumbo (OTC), Prof. Dr. Susanne Lackner (IWAR) and Dr.-Ing. Emanuel Grün (EGLV) officially signed the agreement on April 26th, 2017 in the presence of the press and the notability of Outapi.
Joint research project on wastewater for reuse examines a stabilisation pond system in Namibia
Darmstadt, 16 December 2016. What is a simple way to upgrade wastewater stabilisation pond systems in Africa so that the water can be reused for animal fodder production? Under the direction of Technische Universität Darmstadt, the joint project “EPoNa – upgrading wastewater ponds to generate irrigation water, using the Cuvelai-Etosha basin in Namibia as an example” has been researching into a comprehensive response to this question since the start of September. You can find the press release here.