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What is Water Neutrality?

The concept of Water Neutrality, based on its carbon equivalent, was first coined during the World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2002. Since then the term has been loosely used, with little quantitative validation.  Here we define the term ‘water neutrality’ to imply a voluntary process whereby participants seek to quantitatively balance their water use […]

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Water Security still South Africa’s Top Challenge

There is growing concern, almost turning into general consensus, that South Africa could experience a water crisis in the not-too-distant future, particularly given a chronic lack of skills in the sector and, hence, what some are describing as inadequate management of infrastructure, especially at local government level. Water-management areas face a water deficit, ecosystems and […]

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