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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City of Cape Town Decision Support System

Development   of a Decision Support System for the Bulk Water Division of City of Cape   Town. This involved the setup of numerous water distribution system models,   development of data capture systems which included their bulk water treatment   facilities, as well as plant operators, and technicians. A set of management   dashboards has been developed to enable management to effectively understand   and engage with the system.

Client

South Africa

Duration

City of Cape Town

South Africa

2019 - Present

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SANSA Satellite Dams Calculator

The National Water Quantity (NWQ) information provided to the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) is generated using pre-existing data modelling procedures developed and operationalized jointly by GEOTERRAIMAGE SA (www.geoterraimage.com) and EKOSOURCE (www.ekosource.co.za) . The application of these new technology developments has resulted in a new product being developed which enables the estimation of dam volumes at a quaternary catchment level. These include the assessment of the volume of all small dams and medium dams that are not monitored by DWS on a continuous basis.

Client

South Africa

Duration

South African National Space Agency (SANSA)

South Africa

2019 -2022

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Umgeni WRM Software Update and Maintenance

Continued   support for the Umgeni Water Water Resource Management System, update and   maintenance of the system.

Client

South Africa

Duration

Umngeni Water

South Africa

2021 - 2022

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Inkomati - Usuthu CMA Technical Support

Provide specialized software support for DHI Mike customized software package subscription and maintenance on short term decision support system (DSS) Model upgrade and improvement on an as required basis for the period of one years.

Client

South Africa

Duration

Inkomati - Usuthu CMA

South Africa

2021 - 2022

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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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Upgrade of Umgeni WRMDSS

Convert   the Umgeni Water Resources Management Decision Support System from an   outdated database structure and outdated front end Graphical User Interface   to a new system with better database structure, updated user controls and   updated user interface.

Client

South Africa

Duration

Umngeni Water

South Africa

2021

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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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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