Mensa Winelands’ monthly speaker evening.
Let us not waste a good drought!
Some aspects of the present drought vs the current water shortage
Dr Jo Barnes (PhD, MSc MedSc, MSc) is an epidemiologist and senior lecturer at the Stellenbosch University Faculty of Health Sciences.
She endeavours to drive actions and create awareness about the growing problem of urban water pollution, sanitation and related health issues, through her research and community interaction and as speaker on many public forums.
Dr Barnes holds degrees in Mathematics, Epidemiology and Community Health. Her major research interests are water-related diseases, water pollution, and sanitation, and she has extensive knowledge of the river water quality in the area, as well as pollution sources. She is a recipient of the Order of the Disa of the Western Cape Province, and is an associate of the SU Water Institute.
Further information and venue details from the Winelands secretary, Yvonne Steyn.