Welcome to the Pollution Research Group
 Welcome to the Pollution Research Group

Welcome to the Pollution Research Group. The Group is a professional research centre based in University of KwaZulu Natal’s School of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) which conducts innovative research projects on water resources, waste water reclamation, the impact of effluents on local environments, sanitation systems, and other water related environmental issues.
About Pollution Resarch Group at UKZN


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A team from the PRG and eThekwini Water and Sanitation will be attending the Reinvent the Toilet Fair: India which showcases advancements that improve sanitation and health. The PRG are recipients of a Phase II Reinvent the Toilet Challenge grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates

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PRG mission at UKZN


To undertake contract research which serves the South African industry and the public sector through academic research, demonstration and implementation of water and wastewater management through a sustainability approach.

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PRG projects at UKZN


We are currently working on a number of projects funded by the WRC and are a a recipient of various Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grants . We recently signed a second Memorandum of Agreement with the eThekwini Water and Sanitation, to provide research support to their unit. Other sources of funding for projects include Sasol, and the Pulp and Paper Manufacturing Association (PAMSA).

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