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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the Water Wise Education Team?

A dynamic team that offers edutaining (educational & entertaining) programmes, puppet shows, roadshows and education material in order to assist YOU in becoming “Water Wise”.

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2. What methods are used?

Hands-on activities
Games
Drama
Puppet Shows
Experiments
Nature Walks
Roadshows
Exhibitions
Birthday Parties
Education Material

3. What Age Group is this Service aimed at?

Nursery Schools: Ages 4-6
Schools (all phases)
Teachers
Tertiary Institutions
Some Adult groups

4. Where is this Service offered?

  • Delta Environmental Centre, north of Johannesburg
  • Rand Water Nature Centre, south of Johannesburg
  • Vereeniging Purification Station, Vereeniging
  • Jewish National Fund Walter Sisulu Environmental Centre, Mamelodi
  • Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden, Roodepoort
  • or at a nursery school, community centre, library, etc.

The contact details for these centres are stated below.

5. What Programmes are offered at Delta Environmental Centre?

Click here to download the information flyer.

(Please print back to back; flip on short edge; and fold to A5)

Click here to view our interactive image gallery of the centre.

mazda-wildlifeThe Mazda Wildlife Fund has kindly donated a double cab bakkie to the Water Wise Education Team based at Delta Environmental Centre.

We really appreciate their kindness.

6. Where is Delta Environmental Centre?

Delta Park
Road No. 3
Victory Park
Johannesburg

Download Delta Environmental Centre Map and Directions
  Download map and directions

For more information on Delta please visit the Delta Environmental Centre website.

7. Who can be contacted at Delta?

Nicole Fergusson on 011 888 4831 (ext 22),
082 492 3252 or nferguss@randwater.co.za
 

8. What Programmes are offered at the Rand Water Nature Centre?

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(Please print back to back; flip on short edge; and fold to A5)


 

9. Where is the Rand Water Nature Centre?

522 Impala Road
Corner Impala & Kliprivier Drive
Glenvista
Johannesburg

Map & Directions to the Rand Water Nature Centre
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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10. Who can be contacted at the Rand Water Nature Centre?

Maria Mphomane on (011) 682 0730,
082 389 0310 or mmphoman@randwater.co.za
 

11. What Programmes are offered at the Vereeniging Purification Station?

Click here to download the information flyer.

(Please print back to back; flip on short edge; and fold to A5)

Click here to view our interactive image gallery of the centre.
 

12. Where is the Vereeniging Purification Station?

Barrage Road
Vereeniging

Download Vereeniging Purification Station Map and Directions
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13. Who can be contacted in Vereeniging?

Nyree Steenekamp on (016) 430 8661,
084 393 5559 or nsteen@randwater.co.za
 

14. What if I want the team to visit my school, library or community centre?

Please contact the number below that is relevant to your area: 

Area Telephone Number
North, West & Central Johannesburg (011) 888 4831 (x22)
Pretoria (011) 888 4831 (x22)
South & East Johannesburg (011) 682 0730
Vereeniging & Vanderbijlpark (016) 430 8661

 

15. What is the cost?

Programmes at Delta, the Rand Water Nature Centre, Vereeniging & the Walter Sisulu Environmental Centre: FREE

Programmes at the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens: R12 per child (unless there is still funding available from Rand Water. If so then the programme is FREE.)

Programmes at a school or other venue: R5 per person.
Minimum cost: R200

Roadshows: FREE 

16. Can the team help with a Water Testing Project?

Three of the centres, namely Delta Environmental Centre, the Rand Water Nature Centre and the Vereeniging Purification Station have equipment that learners can use to test the water quality of river water, tap water and/or bottled water for school projects. Please book with the relevant centre closest to you.

Costs: R50 for 1-4 samples and R5 per sample thereafter.

Water Wise Education Centre Contact
Delta Environmental Centre (011) 888 4831 (x22)
Rand Water Nature Centre (011) 682 0730
Vereeniging Purification Station (016) 430 8661

17. What talks and tours are offered for ADULTS?

Rand Water can offer a range of Water Wise talks and tours for adults:

  • Talks on Water Wise Gardening: please contact Meagan Donnelly on 011 724 9351 to book a talk. Costs: FREE
  • Purification Tours for Community-based Organisations: please contact Tshidi Bolani on 082 389 2455 to book an appointment. Costs: FREE.
  • Purification Tours for Adults in General: please contact Nyree Steenekamp on 016 430 8661 to book an appointment. Costs: FREE tour but NO transport and meals are provided.