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August school campaign update

As winter draws to a close and the dry summer approaches, we are still running strong with the #SmartWaterMeterChallenge at schools in the Western Cape. With 311 schools equipped with the Dropula, we are rushing towards the full complement of 358 schools, and have...

July school campaign update

It's with a great sense of relief after the recent rain and subsequent filling of our dams, that we have the pleasure of updating you on the #SmartWaterMeterChallenge. Since the last newsletter, another 34 schools were added to the tally, bringing the total number of...

June school campaign update

During May, the number of schools grew by another 35, with a total of 265 schools now equipped with the Dropula thanks to the generous support of our sponsors. Of those, more than half have undergone maintenance. Together, the partnership has saved a cumulative 74...

May school campaign update

It's during a very exciting time that we have the pleasure of updating you on the progress of the #SmartWaterMeterChallenge at schools in the Western Cape. Thanks to the generous support of our corporate and government sponsors, the month of April saw our campaign...

April school campaign update

With the end of the first term, we are happy to report that we're making good progress, despite various challenges. With the drought still persisting, we are especially pleased to have now saved 36 million litres of water with the help of our sponsors, partners and...

March school campaign update

Another month has rushed past, and we are almost into March already. We want to share the good progress we are making with the Dropula installations at schools, and also want to share some of the savings we have achieved. Thankfully, the expected Day Zero has been...

February school campaign update

An article was written on the impact that the Dropula and BridgIoT's service has had during the water crisis in the Western Cape. You will certainly be aware that public awareness of, and concern for the drought and the looming threat of Day Zero, have heightened...

Schools dashboard launched

We are very excited to announce the launch of our new schools' dashboard, accessible at schools.bridgiot.co.za This dashboard helps schools to better manage their consumption and to save water in the process. Author: Thinus Booysen Editor: Arno Scholtz

Hector Peterson Secondary Pilot

In late July 2017, the Shoprite Act for Change team gave BridgIoT the go-ahead to pilot a water-saving technology at two schools, one of which, was Hector Peterson Secondary School in Wallacedene. Hector Peterson is a zero-fee (section 20) school with over 1200...

Schools Project

With the recent drought in the Western Cape, many citizens are taking extreme measures to conserve water at home and work, which is where adults spend most of their time. However, little consideration is given to the place where our children spend the bulk of their...