IMESA Conference 2010

Conf2010

The 74th IMESA CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION

was held in East London at the International Conference Centre from 27th to 29th October 2010.

 Conference Theme: Meeting Service Delivery Challenges

The delivery of municipal services affects some of the most fundamental aspects of human development including economic welfare, health and dignity. The Conference presentations focused basic service delivery issues and, through discussion panels and brainstorming sessions, worked to crystallize what was presented into a way forward.

Issues raised:

  • What services can the public expect?
  • Where are we in terms of where we want to be?
  • What are the demands?
  • Are currently able to meet those demands?
  • What must be done to delivery on expectations?
  • What is the way forward?

Papers Presented:

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Index
DETERMINING WHAT LEVEL OF SERVICE CUSTOMERS AND FUNDING AGENCIES CAN AFFORD,
Roger Byrne,
SIAM mentor – Melbourne, Australia
THE SAICE INFRASTRUCTURE REPORT CARD,
K Wall1, S Amod2, FC Rust1, D Botha3,
1CSIR Built Environment, 2Development and Engineering Consultants 3SAICE
WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS? LEGAL ASPECTS OF MUNICIPAL SERVICES FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE DOMESTIC CONSUMER,
Sarah Slabbert,
Plain Language Institute
THE DEVELOPMENT OF A RISK BASED MAINTENANCE AND REHABILITATION BUDGETING MODEL FOR THE CITY OF TSHWANE,
C von Holdt1, S Macheve2,
1Aurecon South Africa, 2City of Tshwane
IMPROVED SERVICE DELIVERY: THE INNOVATIVE FLOOD INCIDENT MANAGEMENT PLAN,
MJ Braune1, Pr Eng, M Stols, GISc Tech2, P Odendaal, Pr Eng,
1MIMESA, MSAICE, 2PLATO, GISSA
DROUGHT CRISIS MANAGEMENT, CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS: SOUTHERN CAPE, GEORGE,
H Basson, LC Mooiman,
George Municipality
SEDGEFIELD WATER AUGMENTATION CASE STUDY,
N Perring1, K Turner2, H Erwee3,
1Director: Technical Services - Knysna Municipality, 2Principal associate - SSI Engineers & Environmental Consultants, 3Principal - SSI Engineers & Environmental Consultants
ASSET REGISTERS AND ASSET MANAGEMENT – WHAT ARE THE DEMANDS ON THE MUNICIPAL ENGINEER?,
Louis Boshoff1, Willem Pretorius2,
1CEO: i@Consulting, 2Director: IMQS
CAPACITY BUILDING IN A MUNICIPAL ENVIRONMENT: WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED OVER THE LAST FIVE YEARS?,
F Slabbert (Pr Eng)1, M Dlulani2, M Esterhuizen3,
1Director: UWP Consulting, 2Director: UWP Consulting 3Principal development planner: UWP Consulting
COMPETENCE-BASED APPROACH PROPOSED FOR LOCAL GOVERNMMENT SKILLS AUDIT AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT,
Sandra Greÿling,
Department of Cooperative Governance
PRIVATE SECTOR POTENTIAL TO ASSIST WITH MUNICIPAL INFRASTRUCTURE O&M,
Mbassa1, Wall2, Burrell2,
1Department of Water Affairs, 2CSIR Built Environment
SERVICE DELIVERY SOLUTIONS FOR WATER SERVICES (LEARNING FROM PRIVATE BUSINESS),
Stewart Gibson,
Director, Stewart Gibson & Associates
DESIGNING AN INNOVATIVE WAY TO SUPPORT WSAs TO DELIVER WATER SERVICES IN RESOURCES-POOR MUNICIPALITIES,
Mahlaba, van der Merwe, Oosthuizen, Tompkins,
Jeffares & Green
BENCHMARKING AND TRACKING OF WATER LOSSES IN ALL MUNICIPALITIES OF SOUTH AFRICA,
WA Wegelin1, RS McKenzie1, P Herbst2, A Wensley3,
1WRP Consulting Engineers, 2Director – Water Use Efficiency, Department of Water Affairs, 3Senior specialist engineer – Dir: Water Services Planning and Information, Department of Water Affairs
HOW CAN THE “GREEN DROP” RESULTS TRICKLE DOWN TO GOOD EFFECT?,
Rudi Scheepers,
Arcus GIBB, East London
CHRIS HANI PILOT PROJECT – TAKING HUMAN SETTLEMENTS POLICY INTO RURAL SUBSIDY PRACTICE,
J Denison1, N Ntsebeza2, N Koyana3, P Brill4,
1Umhlaba Consulting Group, for Arcus GIBB, 2Director, Eastern Cape, Department of Human Settlements, 3Senior manager, Eastern Cape Department of Human Settlements, 4Arcus GIBB
PERFORMANCE OF NGCINGCINIKHWE VILLAGE CONCRETE GEOCELL ACCESS ROAD,
J Maastrecht1, NG Mcilroy2, 1Business manager, Kaytech Engineered Fabrics, East London, South Africa, 2Ingwenya Engineers, East London, South Africa
ROAD INFRASTRUCTURES WITHIN THE PORT OF DURBAN,
O Kunene1, Dr D Allopi2,
¹eThekwini Municipality, ²Durban University of Technology
CONSTRUCTION OF AN ULTRA-THIN CONTINUOUSLY REINFORCED CONCRETE PAVEMENT,
LJ Ebels1, AF Burger2, D Fontini3,
1UWP Consulting, Cape Town, South Africa, 2Vela VKE Consulting Engineers, Cape Town, South Africa, 3Martin & East, Cape Town, South Africa
MUNICIPAL ROAD MAINTENANCE IN SOUTH AFRICA – OBSERVATIONS ON CURRENT PRACTICE AND A MODUS OPERANDI TOWARDS ADDRESSING SERVICE DELIVERY,
Tetley1, JP Maree2, Schroeder3,
1Senior associate, Roads and Highways Div. Arcus GIBB, 2Project engineer, Roads and Highways Div. Arcus GIBB, 3Regional director, Roads and Highways Div. Arcus GIBB
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