World Water Monitoring Day



Emanti Management is a proud and active national partner of World Water Monitoring Day. World Water Monitoring Day is an “international education and outreach programme” (WEF and IWA main coordinators). The main idea around WWMD is to build a greater public awareness and involving communities to conduct basic water monitoring of their water resources which affects their immediate surroundings.  WWMD is officially celebrated on September the 18th, but one is encourage to participate anytime between 22nd March and 31st December.


How does one take part?

  1. Choose a site which you want to monitor. This can be any river, stream or other waterbody nearby you.
  2. Have your monitoring equipment ready.  One can make use of the easy-to-use test kit from WWMD or use your own equipment.
  3. Monitor your site with family, friends your school or community.
  4. Submit your data/results via the World Water Monitoring Day website.

The easy-to-use test kit
The easy-to-use test kit (WWMD test kit) tests for temperature, pH, turbidity and dissolved oxygen. To acquire one of these easy-to-use test kit, contact the Emanti Team!

Where have we been?

  • Cloetesville High School 
  • Stellenbosch High School 
  • Kayamandi High School 
  • Bloemhof High School 
  • Bridgehouse and Simondium (together with the Young Water Professionals) 
  • Somerset College 
  • Masi Library, Masiphumelele 
  • Anna Foundation, Franschhoek

Do you want to be part of this initiative?
Do you/your school/community want to be part of this great initiative? Contact our WWMD team at Emanti, your national WWMD partner, and let us plan your event from A to Z!

Emanti will:

  • Provide you with all necessary equipment; this includes the easy-to-use test kit.
  • Register your site for you on the WWMD website
  • Assist you to monitor your site
  • Report your data on the WWMD website
For more information, visit the official WWMD website at


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