Water quality & increasing water supply cuts are a concern to many South Africans. Rainwater harvesting tanks are one way of ensuring a back-up water supply for South Africans. Rain water tanks also allow the homeowner or business to have complete control over the quality of the water entering the building. If rainwater from rainwater […]
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Water infrastructure in South Africa sorely needs a boost of investment from the private and public sectors. The average household or business can still ensure that municipal water shortages do not affect them by the installation water conservation systems such as rainwater harvesting tanks and greywater recycling. A full rain water tank is insurance against […]
Water is made up of 2 hydrogen atoms and 1 oxygen atom (H2O). When these H2Os join together they form water. When water falls on the earth’s surface from the clouds, many substances dissolve in the water, eg. silt, minerals, bacteria, etc., just like a train picking up passengers. Water is the train that moves […]
A free virtual conference – the first of its kind on knowledge management in the Southern African water sector – will be hosted from 26 to 30 November by the NEPAD Southern African Network of Water Centres of Excellence (SANWATCE) based at Stellenbosch University, in conjunction with the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre. “An e-conference […]
Stakeholders in the water sector expressed concern that South Africa could face a serious crisis if water regulation is not seriously implemented.
South Africa is a water-constrained country. There’s no doubt that our ability to supply the water desired by agriculture, commerce and domestic usage is rapidly coming to an end. A growing population and an expanding economy, even at the slow rates this country habitually achieves, are stretching the deliverability of this most delicate of natural […]
The Water Affairs Department says R668-billion is needed to finance water strategies countrywide over the next 10 years.
South Africa’s ecosystems are in a poor state and the challenges of a developing society are huge, writes Edna Molewa. The challenge of managing our water resources requires proactive solutions, especially with the reality of climate change on our doorstep. In addition to this grim reality, there is a need to address pressing issues of […]
Investment in South Africa’s water resources needs to double in the next 10 years if the country is to meet the growing demand, Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa said on Monday. “It’s going to require a lot of money but the demands require us to put more funding into water infrastructure but at […]
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