May 7, 2013

South Africa: Johannesburg loses nearly 40% of its water annually

Water losses in Gauteng municipalities and many other towns and cities around South Africa should be spurring homeowners and businesses to invest in water conservation measures […]
March 27, 2013

South Africa: Komati water scheme launched

Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has marked National Water Week by unveiling the Komati Water Scheme Augmentation Project (KWSAP), which has been designed to […]
February 11, 2013

South Africa, Kwazulu Natal: Msunduzi slammed over water waste

Durban – Msunduzi Municipality wastes 63% of its water, among the worst figures in the country, according to a Water Research Commission (WRC) report released recently. […]
February 10, 2013

Solar energy to become cheaper than Eskom electricity in South Africa

While solar energy was currently cheaper than energy derived from diesel plants and generators that were often used as a substitute to conventional coal-fired power, it […]
February 5, 2013

Half of South Africa’s water going down the drain

Nearly 50 percent of tap water is being stolen, wasted or simply leaking away every year in South Africa, the 30th driest country in the world. […]
February 2, 2013

Could Water Be the Next Big Asset Class?

The U.S. has recently experienced the worst drought in decades, yet each year an estimated 1.7 trillion gallons of water leaks from pipes before it can […]
January 15, 2013

Polymer film harvests energy from water vapour

MIT engineers have created a new polymer film that can generate electricity by drawing on a ubiquitous source: water vapour. The new material changes its shape […]
December 25, 2012

USA: 40 Million people in Colorado Basin face water shortage

Washington: Warmer weather and a growing population may in a few decades cause a water shortage for 40 million people who depend on the Colorado river […]
December 14, 2012

How Rand Water purifies Gauteng’s water supply

Water is made up of 2 hydrogen atoms and 1 oxygen atom (H2O).  When these H2Os join together they form water.  When water falls on the […]
November 13, 2012