The announcement of “Day Zero” – when the taps would be turned off – reverberated around the world. Was Cape Town going to be the first major city without water? It certainly woke Capetonians to the need to get serious about saving water! Now that the water crisis seems to be a thing of the past, what should Cape Town – and Capetonians – be doing to make the city more water sensitive and avoid any future Day Zero?
THE VICE-CHANCELLOR, PROFESSOR MAMOKGETHI PHAKENG, INVITES YOU TO THE INAUGURAL LECTURE BY PROF NEIL ARMITAGE
Neil Armitage teaches water engineering in the Department of Civil Engineering. He played a leading role in introducing the concepts of sustainable drainage systems and water-sensitive design to South Africa. He is Deputy Director of the Future Water research institute.
Date: Wednesday, 17 October 2018 Time: Doors open at 17:00, Lecture starts promptly at 17:30 Venue: Lecture Theatre 2, Kramer Law Building, Middle Campus, University of Cape Town
Please RSVP by Tuesday, 16 October 2018.
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