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Climate change: 2010 the hottest year

Nel says these rising temperatures will have many consequences, including greater reliance on underground water, which will increase energy use. […]

Rainwater harvesting effective for whole country: Pakistan

rainwater harvesting program cannot only fulfill the demand of water in the affected areas but it can be applied all over Pakistan to overcome water shortage. […]

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! […]

Put Karoo fracking on hold, says DA

The party warned of the risk of the prospecting contaminating water.

“The proposal by Shell to explore for gas over 90000km² of the southwestern Karoo Basin is premature and should not be entertained by the Petroleum Agency of SA,” DA water and environmental affairs spokesman Gareth Morgan said.

The DA was concerned about the use […]

What our dam levels aren’t warning us about

depending on the quality of rainfall either ground water (aquifers) or dam recharge is favoured. Even as our dams might be close to full, our underground water supplies might not be. […]

Is ground water a viable option?

To tap into the countries ground water supply has for a long time been an avenue that many would have liked to explore in order to solve our countries water shortage concerns. Many farmers and households already make use of well points or boreholes to pump ground water onto their gardens and fields. Many more […]

Aurora in trouble for polluting ground water

It is slowly but surely coming to the attention of the general public that the mining sector that plays a significant role in stabilising and growing the South African economy is doing it at a disastrous environmental cost to the country. The countries mineral wealth is being extracted and replaced with toxic chemical that will […]

South African Water Crisis

I hope this is not your first wake up call to the reality that could collapse our economy and our livelihood. South Africa is bound to face a severe water crisis unless the country is to act now! With toxic water many industries will not be able to function and will close. Tourism destinations will […]

Gardening with water conservation in mind

It is not often that one hears of a public garden centering it’s landscaping on water conservation. Not only can it be close to impossible to find a community with enough support for such an idea but it is also difficult to find a community that is willing to let go of the sentimental values […]

Mining threatens Joburg's underground water.

Johannesburg could be at the brink of a major disaster as toxic mine shaft water seeps into underground water. Soon this ground water will be too polluted for use.

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TODAY The Times publishes a story which affects each and every reader in a very real way. It is […]