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Cross-section Generating Campaign

To continue our cross-section generating campaign, the eE+E had to get creative in May 2019. The Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) was unfortunately not available for us to use in the allotted time frame, so the eE+E designed and constructed a fieldwork boat made out of PVC plumbing pipe [...]

Impressions of drone flights

Based on numerous field trips, DIE GEWÄSSER-EXPERTEN! present excerpts from their work progress in three videos.  The first film contains examples of 3D models that have been created photogrammetrically from aerial photographs.  The second film is a selection of film clips from various [...]

Use of drones

During our 3. field trip from October 02 – 25, 2018 we conducted the third fieldtrip and second status workshop with all project partners. Besides the field work with our drones the program contained several meetings and discussions. What’s new about work package 8? – Use of drones for river [...]

Generation of cross-sections

As Part of Work Package 2, the eE+E are involved in Surface Water modelling as well as a Geographic Information System- (GIS) based analysis of the entire Olifants River Basin. We took the opportunity, while in South Africa to present our findings at the annual Status Workshop, to do some [...]

Status Workshop 2018

On October 09 and 10 the international iWaGSS-status workshop took place in Phalaborwa. Besides the German project partners, our South African partners as well as further interested people attended the meeting. In total about 60 people joined this conference to get information on the current [...]

Sewage plant expertise

As part of work package 6, the current conditions of all three wastewater treatment plants in Phalaborwa were recorded and documented by the GWFA and IEEM in cooperation with AWARD and the local municipality in August 2018. In addition to optical inspections and discussions with responsible [...]

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Bachelor Dissertation

Bachelor dissertation: „Creation of water profiles of the South African Olifants river using  photogrammetric 3D-shapings and ADCP – technology (Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler-technology)   Since May 2017 DIE GEWÄSSER-EXPERTEN! are supporting South Africa to secure a sustainable and [...]

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Fieldtrip

iWaGSS: Interim workshop and field trip to South Africa – April 27 – May 15, 2018   Following the „iWaGSS kick-off workshop“ which took place from October 17 to 18, 2017 we travelled again to the South African project area, close to the Kruger National Park for the next technical workshop. [...]

Kick-Off Workshop October 2017

On October 17th & 18th the iWaGSS kick-off workshop took place in Phalaborwa. In addition to the German partners, numerous local partners and interested parties (in total over 40 participants), including representatives of the Kruger National Park (SANPark) and the department of Water and [...]