The SAICE Aqualibrium Schools Water Competition is aimed at creating awareness regarding the issues surrounding water in South Africa. It spreads the message that water is a precious commodity, which should be recycled, re-used and respected. The competition see’s various SAICE regions hosting their own leg of the competition – the winners of which are then entered into the National competition.  The competition strengthens initiatives which encourages learners to take Mathematics and Science at school and to follow a career as a civil engineering practitioner.

SAICE Johannesburg Branch recently held their regional awards where 7 schools across Johannesburg participated –

  1. Tembisa High
  2. Tswelopele Secondary
  3. Eqinisweni (A)
  4. Phomolong Secondary
  5. Tembisa West
  6. Eqinisweni (B)
  7. Boitumelong Secondary

Tembisa High received the least penalties and was crowned the winner of the Johannesburg leg of the Water Competition, learners and the teacher walked away with R500 each. As the regional winners, Tembisa High, will represent the Johannesburg region at the National finals to be held on 27 & 28 July 2017 at the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre in Newtown, Johannesburg.                                                                           .


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