Financial Report

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

EkoSource specialises in developing information management systems (IMS) which assist with the operational planning and management of water infrastructure. These services have been shown to reduce losses and improve delivery on systems where they have been implemented. These services include:

  • Near real-time reservoir release management systems for low flow optimisation

  • Near real-time release optimisation, flow management and compliance auditing

  • Water ordering, release optimisation and water use auditing

  • Near real-time flood forecasting and management services

  • Water resources information management systems

  • Integrated Decisions Support Systems

  • Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard

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Implementation Support Consultancy for Water Resources Planning and Management for the Kenya Ministry of Water and Irrigation

Development of water resource Information Management system using MIKE INFO platform for the Water Resource Authority. The system allows data capturing, data analysis and information dissemination to stakeholders and public. The system was deployed in the 26 sub-region, 6 region offices and WRA headquarter.

Client

Kenya

Duration

World Bank, Kenya Water Resource Authority

Kenya

2018 - 2019

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Zambezi Water Resources Information System (ZAMWIS) Enhancement 3: Hydro-meteorological Database and Decision Support System

Main project features: The ZAMWIS-DSS project includes three main components: 1) The upgrade of the ZAMWIS Database, 2) The design and development of the ZAMWIS DSS, 3) Capacity building of the ZAMWIS-DSS

Client

Zambia

Duration

Sub consulted to DHI: Main client ZAMCOM

Zambia

2017 - 2019

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Provision of technical and maintenance support for the real time operational for IUCMA.

Development of an integrated system which enabled the collection of information from various data sources. This information is processed and presented in formats that will help decision makers. The system is able to integrate, and quality check data then publish the information onto the internet to inform the public and help decision makers.

Client

South Africa

Duration

Inkomati Usuthu Catchment Management Agency

South Africa

2015 - 2019

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Shire River Basin Institutional Planning and DSS Support Consultancy, Malawi

Water Resources Management Consultancy in support of institutional establishment in Shire River Basin: Configuration of base case MIKE Hydro Basin model to be used in scenario analysis for water resources development scenarios

Client

Malawi

Duration

World Bank (Subcontracted to NIRAS)

Malawi

2015 - 2016

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National Integrated Water Information System (NIWIS)

Established the National Integrated Water Information System to provide universal accessibility to required data and information for decision makers, and other stakeholders. By integrating existing diverse data sources, the project aimed at putting user-oriented reporting and analysis tools in the hands of the users.

Client

South Africa

Duration

Department Water and Sanitation: Information Systems

South Africa

2013 - 2018

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Inkomati CMA Continued Support and Maintenance for the Real Time DSS

The further development and maintenance of the InKomati Catchment Decision Support System. The system runs in an automatically, coupling water quality, quantity and other measured information such as rainfall and water user into a combined modelling framework to optimise releases down the system.

Client

South Africa

Duration

Inkomati Catchment Management Agency

South Africa

2013 - 2013

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CoCT WS-IMS Phase 2

Further development and refinement of the City of Cape Town Information management system. The system captured information from various sensors and presented it in a web-based format to support management decisions. This included flow and water quality information.

Client

South Africa

Duration

City of Cape Town

South Africa

2013 - 2013

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The Umngeni Water WRMDSS (water resources management system).

The WRMDSS provides web-based data capture for geographically dispersed Umgeni Water offices. Data such as dam levels, river flow, wastewater treatment volumes, and rainfall is captured by staff on a daily basis. This data is then validated and stored in a central database at head office. Detailed web reports and automated email reports are generated and disseminated within Umgeni Water, displaying data such as historic reservoir trajectories, treatment plant intake and sales, reservoir levels, and tabular reports ready for quarterly reporting documents.

Client

South Africa

Duration

Umngeni Water

South Africa

2011-2013

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Development of the integrated annual and real-time operating rules for the Western Cape Water Supply System (WCSS)

An online decision support system was setup to assist in the improved management of the system. This integrated hydraulic models within a water resources modelling framework, in an operational system which optimised releases and provided early warnings on the Western Cape Water Supply System. Information was published to a set of management dashboards that were accessible over the internet.

Client

South Africa

Duration

Sub consulted with Aurecon: Main Client Department of Water and Sanitation

South Africa

2011 - 2013

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Technical Support and maintenance of the Crocodile River DSS Real-time Framework and Short-Term Model

Focus on the continued support and maintenance of the Crocodile River Decision Support System near real time system and modelling framework. This included the onsite and offsite maintenance as well as adding further functionality to the system as required.

Client

South Africa

Duration

Inkomati Catchment Management Agency

South Africa

2011 - 2012

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Real Time Operational Centre

Design of a real time operations centre at DWA. Train people to run and use the modelling applications developed for the centres purpose.

Client

South Africa

Duration

Department of Water Affairs: WRPS

South Africa

2011 - 2011