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Kruger Park River Polluted by Acid Water From Mine

Highly acidic water flowed from a dam filled with waste rock into Selati River near Phalaborwa resulting in “a massive fish kill […]

Louis Trichardt: Albasini water plant “a mess”

of the 14 municipal boreholes to the southwest of the town, none is operational […]

KZN lakes hit by water demands, drought

Durban – Two of South Africa’s largest lakes – Sibaya and St Lucia – are being hammered by a combination of drought and the growing water demands of the timber industry and local people.

This is the warning from scientists attending the national Groundwater Conference in Durban.

They say the surface level of Lake Sibaya, […]

Durban water project includes salt sales and shrimp

South Africa’s water demand will outstrip available supply by 2025 to 2030 […]

Overuse of groundwater is unsustainable

The world is depleting underground water reserves faster than they can be replenished due to over-exploitation […]

Where people have to rely on tanks for their daily water

For years residents in these areas have had to draw water from tanks provided by the Umjindi municipality.

Residents said the municipality only filled the water tanks once every two weeks.

“Sometimes we don’t have water for three to four weeks,” said Priscillah Nkosi, 30, of Ka-Madakwa Ndlovu.

There is a water tank outside her […]

Water conservation is now critical ~ Zimbabwe

There are growing fears that by 2025, half of the world’s population will not have sufficient water supplies to meet its needs. […]

A letter to shell. – Fracking in the Karoo

Questions for Shell at the proposed meeting 25th March 2011

Dear Shell, I have done a study of other frackers, and I see no difference between you and others elsewhere worldwide, what with the lack of transparency and downright lies.

Fracking in our Karoo is not something that we simply don’t want. We are not […]

Western Cape Rainfall pattern | January

It is advised that household use alternative sources of water, including greywater to irrigate gardens and to conserve water where possible. It should be encouraged that all communities start practicing water saving behaviours. […]

Groundwater – Everything You Need to Know

it can take centuries, or even millennia, for groundwater levels to be replenished naturally. The Great Artesian Basin in Australia has water that is two million years old! […]