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The right to sufficient water!

Chapter 2 of the Constitution under Section 27 gives every South African the right to sufficient water. I suspect that those of us who are fortunate enough to have sufficient access don’t always realize exactly how difficult life can be without it.

Imagine not being able to wash your body, your clothes, your food or […]

Solving The World’s Water Problems

When I look at the global water crisis purely from a market-driven perspective, I see perhaps the single greatest imbalance of supply and demand that exists in the global marketplace […]

Free water – Ceased water meters?

the meter did indeed turn if they actually use municipal water. There was nothing wrong with the meter, there just wasn’t any water flowing through it […]

Access to water ‘for all by 2014’

This problem of the lack of water is mainly affecting our communities in the villages. Although as a government we have made many strides […]

Sustainable aesthetics keystone for water conservation

WATER conservation is loudly supported throughout Australian society, but a study by researchers from CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences has shown aesthetics and good old-fashioned neighbourhood competition are shaping Perth resident’s views on sustainable domestic water use.

According to the study published in Landscape and Urban Planning in January, general community aesthetics and the notion of ‘outdoing […]

Swimming pool water conservation

Water and Sanitation department made it clear how one should dispose of swimming pool water […]

Eskom & SA Government Responsible for Water Crisis

A water crisis is looming in South Africa, communities are at risk of losing access to water, and coal is right in the middle of it, according to a report released by Greenpeace today. This latest briefing is a stark reminder to the SA government to start pushing Eskom to substantially invest in renewable energy. […]

Western Cape rainfall, June 2011

Cape Town has experienced a week of summer like weather over the past 10 days. These 10 days of summer is bound to have an impact on the city’s water supply. […]

Rising water table swamps Jozi

Joburg roads are starting to crumble because of the rising water table. Underground water is seeping through the roads and causing huge sinkholes and flooding into neighbouring properties.

Acid mine water flooding Johannesburg

Affected residents are facing costs of thousands of rand to install special drainage systems because the Joburg Roads Agency […]

South African cities must prepare for water challenges

South African cities need to prepare for rapidly increasing oil prices, unpredictable rainfall patterns and fresh water demand […]