May 13, 2012

Africa: U.S. Response to Future Water Crisis Takes Shape

Washington — World water crisis: The United States is developing a response to the strain bearing down on worldwide water resources in the decades ahead.
May 11, 2012

The Coming Global Water Crisis

What happens when demand for this essential resource starts exceeding supply in many parts of the world? The recent UN alert that drought in the Sahel […]
May 9, 2012

Which Municipality in South Africa has the Best Water?

The quality of drinking water in South Africa has improved significantly in the past year, with a “blue drop” score nationally of 87,6% – 15 percentage […]
May 4, 2012

Breaking psychological barriers to drinking recycled water

Reusing waste water for drinking is “a scientific no-brainer”, MDBA chairman Craig Knowles says. An Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE)’s report on sustainable […]
May 3, 2012

South Africa: Lesotho Highlands Water Project in numbers

2986m m³ of water a year are transferred from the Lesotho mountains’ Katse and Mohale dams to South Africa’s Vaal River system through the Lesotho Highlands […]
May 1, 2012

Solve water problems or forget growth, India told

India’s economic growth and political stability are at stake in coming years if it does not change its approach to water management, a member of its […]
April 25, 2012

Desalinating acid mine water produces useful by-products

Process can make water drinkable and turn polluting elements into by-products While acid mine drainage is an added threat to South Africa’s already constrained water supply, […]
April 20, 2012

10 easy tips to save water in your garden

Water is always a precious commodity and it seems that, in the South [in the USA], we are only about two to three weeks from a […]
April 20, 2012

South Africa: It’s time to take responsibility for our water

It is time that we all take responsibility for the state of our water sources and for the poor levels of sanitation in our urban areas. […]
April 18, 2012

Rain Water Tanks For Your Garden & DIY Rainwater Harvesting

In planning or designing your property to grow more food, your first consideration should always be water. Water is life, and if you get your water […]
April 17, 2012

Water Crisis in South Africa Gets Expensive

Over R570-billion will be needed for investment across South Africa’s water value chain, in the coming 10 years, according to Minister for Water and Environmental Affairs […]
April 11, 2012

25 Ways to Conserve Water in the Home and Garden

Water conservation has become an essential practice in all regions, even in areas where water seems abundant. In addition to saving money on your utility bill, […]
March 30, 2012

South Africa: Central plan needed to deal with water issues

Water affects everything we do, both positive and negative. With Human Rights Day fresh in our minds, it is appropriate to reflect on the words of […]
March 22, 2012

South Africa’s water future in a crowded, connected & complex world

The availability of freshwater presents one of the greatest risks to our global economy. The World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Risk Report 2012 lists a global […]