September 22, 2012

Global fracking protests planned on Saturday, 22 September

PITTSBURGH — More than 100 protests against the natural gas drilling process known as fracking are scheduled to take place around the world today, building on […]
September 22, 2012

Lesotho water shutdown won’t affect Gauteng’s supply

The planned two-month operation and maintenance shutdown of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) was not expected to impact Gauteng’s water supply, acting Cabinet spokesperson Phumla […]
September 20, 2012

India most vulnerable to water stress

India, the second-biggest producer of rice, wheat and sugar, is the most vulnerable among the world’s leading industrial and emerging economies to future water stress, according […]
September 19, 2012

Another planned water shutdown for Kimberley

Bloemfontein – A shutdown of water for Kimberley was being planned for next week, the Sol Plaatje municipality said on Tuesday. Spokesman Sello Matsie said the […]
September 18, 2012

Simple Water Saving Tips For Summer

Fresh water is a scarce resource and we all have a part to play in conserving as much valuable water as possible Here are some tips […]
September 17, 2012

South Africa: Legal Action Over Access To Water?

The Human Rights Commission says government is likely to face legal action over the high number of people in the country who still don’t have access […]
September 13, 2012

USA Water Sector Needs: Private Infrastructure Funds

One of the great ironies in the US water sector is that while many cities are starved for funding, billions of dollars in capital raised by […]
September 12, 2012

Future political impact of water scarcity may be devastating

Oslo – The world needs to find the equivalent of the flow of 20 Nile rivers by 2025 to grow enough food to feed a rising […]
September 12, 2012

Rain Barrels Save Money

If you are someone who enjoys gardening or has extensive landscaping in their yard, a great outdoor gadget to consider purchasing is a rain barrel. Rain […]
September 11, 2012

South Africa: Karoo Fracking Moratorium Lifted

Business and environmental activists are in a stand-off over the government lifting the ban on fracking, with one side declaring they will fight the decision all […]
September 7, 2012

Water-wise gardening tips for South Africa

Because gardens are often so water-intensive, it is important to look at the principles of water-wise gardening. Water-wise gardens are also lower maintenance than normal gardens. […]
September 4, 2012

Water Saving Tips for Children

Did you know that kids can make a very important difference towards water conservation? But first off, why do we even need to know about conserving […]
August 31, 2012

“Water should be more valued to reflect worth & reduce waste”

Water should be more highly valued to reflect its worth and reduce its waste, said Paul Bulcke, chief executive officer at Nestle SA (NESN), the world’s […]
August 29, 2012

Water Innovation Starts with the Farmer

At the forefront of an important agricultural revolution in the developing world is not a leading scientist or a tireless advocate. Instead, the leader is a […]
August 28, 2012

Investment in South Africa’s water resources needed

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 […]
August 26, 2012

Q&A: Water Crisis Is Serious But There Are Solutions

Policymakers and experts from around the world are meeting this week in Stockholm to discuss ways out of what they call the growing global water crisis, […]
August 25, 2012

Physical Water Scarcity and Economic Water Scarcity

The physical evidence of water scarcity can be found in increasing magnitude around the world, affecting rich and poor countries alike. Nearly three billion people live […]
August 24, 2012

Solutions to Africa’s Water Crisis?

Recent discoveries of water reserves under some of Africa’s mightiest deserts raise hopes for quenching African thirst. But the reality is much more grim.