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Water shortage crisis looming in South Africa

South Africa faces a massive water shortage in the near future, but contingency plans are already in place […]

Cape Town water demand below peak level

The Department of Water Affairs has previously warned that the city’s available water will be fully utilised by 2019 due to growth in the population and the economy […]

Extent of SA’s water crisis exposed

While controversy rages around President Jacob Zuma’s “fire pool” and reservoir, people in villages next door say their children often miss school because of the water problems. […]

OECD: SA needs avert water losses

eakage from the country’s aging water-distribution infrastructure is worsening scarcity woes […]

Durban water project includes salt sales and shrimp

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

South Africa could run out of water: Molewa

“There have been many predictions and pronouncements in the past… that say South Africa will run out of [clean] water.” She said this was a possibility if South Africans did not help to prevent it […]

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 […]

Nearly 40% of municipal water lost en route to customers

South Africa has a R2bn-a-year water infrastructure backlog, half the world’s average annual rainfall, had already allocated at least 95% of its available fresh water by 2005. […]

South Africans urged to care more for water

We should rememer that the water that today gives us life is also the water that gave life to the dinosaurs. Water is one of the oldest sources of life […]