The year ahead

The following activities are planned to take place in the year ahead:

  • Establishment and ongoing monitoring of infiltration experiments (field, test facility and laboratory) in Cape Town
  • Local stakeholder engagement at the Mitchell’s Plain (Cape Town) field sites – specifically in respect of multifunctional landscape design and construction
  • Stormwater modelling and water quality monitoring at the two study sites in Johannesburg
  • Shadowing of key stakeholders associated with these sites
  • Publications
  • Conference papers / presentations – WISA2020, IWA2021
  • Arenas – ‘local arena’ in Cape Town and ‘practitioners arena’ in Johannesburg

The output of the various investigations will be fed into the arena processes to be initiated in both cities where key stakeholders will meet up (online or in person, depending on Covid-related restrictions) for hands-on learning, master-classes, vision and network-building in order to co-create shared agendas for moving the two cities towards being more water resilient.