January 3, 2013

4 New Year’s Water Resolutions

Four ideas for your consideration, posed as suggested ‘water resolutions’ for the New Year, 2013.
April 4, 2012

Water Conservation in South Africa – Water is Life

Water is a remarkable substance – central to life, it feeds our nations, drives our industry, washes away our troubles, quenches our thirst, and brings beauty […]
June 16, 2011

The Amazing Qualities of Water

Water is amazing. It occupies about 2/3rds of the Earth’s surface. It is the basis of life in many ways. It interacts with the atmosphere as […]
May 26, 2011

Exploring the Properties of Water

Water is the most common substance on the planet yet it has some very unusual characteristics.  Pure water is odourless and tasteless.  Water has a very […]
May 11, 2011

Earth’s Water Cycle Has Accelerated

Evidence that the world’s water cycle has already intensified is contained in research published in the American Journal of Climate.  The change in the water cycle […]
May 5, 2011

Assessing the true value of water in South Africa

As water resources in Southern Africa come under pressure from growing population, climate change and increasing industrial and agricultural use, economic accounting for water is among […]
May 1, 2011

Know Your Groundwater

The subsurface water system can be divided into an unsaturated (vadose) zone that normally has air-filled spaces, and a saturated zone in which all available spaces […]
April 27, 2011

Water – The Lifeblood of The Human Body

We all need water to live.  Humans can survive a month without food but only a week without water.  Why is water so important? Every cell […]
April 24, 2011

Easter Water and Water in Religion: Part 1

  Water has a central place in the practices and beliefs of many religions for two main reasons.  Firstly, water cleanses.  Water washes away impurities and […]
April 24, 2011

Holy Water and Water in Religion: Part 2

Significance of water in Hinduism and Islam Hinduism Water in Hinduism has a special place because it is believed to have spiritually cleansing powers.  To Hindus […]
April 24, 2011

Spiritual Cleansing & Water in Religion: Part 3

Significance of Water in Judaism, Shinto & Zoroastrianism Judaism In Judaism ritual washing is intended to restore or maintain a state of ritual purity and its […]
April 13, 2011

10 Things That Will Change How You Think About Water

On the Marketplace Morning Report, we spoke to Charles Fishman, author of The Big Thirst: The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water. In his new […]
March 30, 2011

Billions of City Dwellers in Water Shortage by 2050?

Imagine living on less than a bathtub of water for all your daily needs: drinking, cooking, bathing, washing clothes…and everything else? By 2050, more than 1 […]
March 26, 2011