Prof. Ulrike Rivett (center) Recieving the award on behalf of iCOMMS Research Team
iCOMMS research team was selected as the 2015 recipient of one of the Water Research Commission’s (WRCs) prestigious award in recognition of the teams contribution to the water science and technology sector and also the impact teams research in the Empowerment of communities.
The Water Research Commission (WRC) South Africa motivated for iCOMMS’s nomination, based on the research iCOMMS conducted for the WRC in two rural municipalities of the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. The 2015 WRC’s biennial gala dinner and awards ceremony forms part of the WRCRDI 2015 Symposium and Water-tech Summit. The awards took place on 16 – 18 September 2015 at the Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo, Conference Centre, Boksburg, South Africa.
Prof. Ulrike Rivett attended the ceremony and received the award on behalf of the iCOMMS research team. The video of all the WRC awards recipients is in the YouTube link below:-