March 29, 2017

Lowveld Dam Levels – Watch out for the 2017/2018 dry season

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 […]
March 29, 2017

Climate Watch for South Africa

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 […]
May 2, 2013

South Afican businesses becoming aware of water’s strategic value

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 […]
March 14, 2013

New Zealand: Northern drought fuels need for water deliveries

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 […]
January 17, 2013

Preparing for natural disasters: 12 steps to protect your family

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 […]
January 11, 2013

Adaptation planning needed to protect poor from climate risks

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 […]
January 10, 2013

USA: 2012 warmest & second most extreme year on record

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 […]
December 5, 2012

Water project in Kenya praised at Dohar climate talks

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 […]
November 24, 2012

Global Warming From the Roof of the World

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 […]
November 13, 2012

Will global warming help groundwater supplies?

More than anything else, climate change is a water problem. Scientists expect more coastal flooding and possibly more inland flooding. They expect higher temperatures and greater […]