MBOMBELA – One should bear in mind that the 2017/18 rainy season could again be late and poor as we are still in a dry cycle. We always have to use this precious resource wisely. MBOMBELA – Many of these people reside in the Lowveld where there have been regular service-delivery protests in recent weeks. Meanwhile, […]
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The South African Weather Service has advised the public that with the onset of winter on the horizon, it is highly recommended that water saving measures continue across the country. Most of the local and international forecasting systems consistently indicate that South Africa’s summer rainfall areas may expect wetter conditions during the latter parts of […]
Just over 70% of a group of South African JSE-listed companies surveyed had already experienced financial loss because of water issues, according to a London-based research company that, with the National Business Initiative (NBI), looks at South African companies’ water use. South Africa is predicted to run out of water as soon as 2015, and […]
As Northland’s drought bites, rural residents on water tanks are having to call for deliveries. Water carriers and water tankers across the region have been busy with increased demand.
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, which caused billions of dollars in destruction to the New York City and coastal New Jersey areas, it’s a good time to think about how prepared your home and family might be for a similar natural disaster. Experts say that with climate change, we can expect more extreme weather […]
Communities with low socioeconomic status based on income, education and housing would be the most vulnerable to the effects of climate change, a new Water Research Commission (WRC) study showed.
2012 marked the warmest year on record for the United States and was also the second most extreme ever, the US government agency charged with monitoring weather events says. The hot weather contributed to a record drought which, at its peak, parched 61% of the nation, destroyed crops worth billions and slowed shipping on the […]
An innovative project expected to provide safe drinking water annually to 4.5 million people in western Kenya has been feted at the ongoing climate change talks in Doha, Qatar. The LifeStraw Carbon for Water in Kenya, undertaken by Vestergaard Frandsen, was showcased and honoured at an event attended by UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon […]
Sometimes described as the engine of the global climate system because of its role in climate and water systems, the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau in western China, with its fragile and sensitive ecosystem, is considered a “canary in the coal mine” for global climate change.
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