Senior lecturer at Stellenbosch University, Thinus Booysen gives an update of the Shoprite, Bridgiot, Pragma and University of Stellenbosch initiative to launch the Smart Water Meter challenge in Western Cape Schools.
He says so far a total of 358 schools have been reached through pledges from 93 different companies and has saved just over 18 million litres of water.
We really just started and things are going to improve significantly from here.— Thinus Booysen, Senior Lecturer Stellenbosch University
I am expecting a lot more from this, we really going to change things in a big way— Thinus Booysen, Senior Lecturer Stellenbosch University
Booysen says they have been receiving overwhelming support from Capetonians and businesses around Cape Town and response has been very good since they started.
He says they received a R150 000 sponsorship from a company willing to back the initiative.
To hear more of this conversation with Prof Thinus Booysen, listen below: