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The emerging water crisis in South Africa

The emerging water crisis in South Africa […]

What to do with all this rain

Rainwater harvesting for indoor use is one of the many applications we can put rainwater to […]

Home water saving audit

Generally, 40 to 60% of household water is used for non-essential purposes, such as watering gardens and filling swimming pools. To save water, it is best to know how much water you are using, where you are using it, and where you could use it more efficiently. The Excel spreadsheet shows typical water use patterns […]

Kimberley residents urged to save water

most cost effective way to still water gardens even during the heat of summer with out using even more municipal water is to reuse greywater […]

SA must do more to look after water, says WWF

South Africans need to do more to conserve water resources as the country will feel the impact of water usage, particularly as climate change and poor management affect supplies of drinking water, an environmental organisation has warned.

“South Africa is going to feel the effects of climate change first through water resources. We have to […]

Four Water Resolutions for a New Year

Yes, it’s that time again – time to reflect on the year that has passed, and anticipate what could come of the year ahead.

My head has been unusually full of water lately, to the point of distraction. Over the holidays I worked through two chapters of a new water book and set the course […]

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 […]

South Africa’s $40 Billion Water Gap Threatens Economy

Concrete patches on the canals snaking through Nico Greeff’s vineyards betray constant repairs to an outmoded irrigation system that’s the lifeblood of farming in South Africa’s arid west.

“The water infrastructure is about 60 years old and the lifespan of a surfaced canal is about 40 years,” Greeff, 55, said on his farm near Vredendal, […]

Less water research: committee

South Africa has seen a steep decline in investment in water data collection, the Water Research Committee (WRC) said on Monday […]

Water crusade is vitally important

to remind South Africans that water scarcity — both in qualitative and quantitative terms — originates as much from inefficient use and poor management as from real physical limits. […]