23 April 2015

For immediate release

Environmental Awareness - Water Conservation Workshop

Partnering with the Provincial and Municipal Department of Water & Sanitation and Unilever, the South Durban Basin Area Based Management will be hosting an Environmental Water Conservation Workshop, targeting the business and community structures of the area. 

The world is currently faced with a crisis due to the spatial distribution of water. The increasing demand of water resources and the decline in water quality generally presents severe constraints in development. 

EThekwini Municipality will share the initiatives in place to deal with Environmental pollution and conservation and what other industries can do to assist, while Unilever will touch on their highly successful and sustainable model to address the current water crisis. 

Other outcomes include: 

• Sharing water saving approaches through educational program

• Discouraging illegal water connections

• Ensuring compliance to water-bylaws, policies and regulations

• Sharing the provincial perspective and latest developments in KZN.

Guest Speakers at the workshop: 

• Chris Fennemore – Senior Manager (Ethekwini Water & Sanitation)

• Justin Apsey Vice President Marketing of Homecare (Unilever) 

• Michael Singh – Deputy Director and KZN Water Champion (Unilever)

Members of the media are invited to attend. 

Details are as follows:

Date: 24 April 2015

Time: 08H30 -15H00

Venue: Enchanted Gardens – 1 Airport RD, Isipingo