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September 20, 2012

Water: A Global Issue That Requires Collaboration

The world faces a projected 40 percent shortfall in freshwater by 2030, according to a study by the 2030 Water Resources Group. Seventy percent of the […]
September 15, 2012

Water Crucial to Development Projects in Namibia

According to President Hifikepunye Pohamba, water is fundamental to all social and economic activities in Namibia and elsewhere in the world. The head of state stated […]
September 12, 2012

Deadly Kenyan Water Wars

Nairobi — Water scarcity is fuelling deadly inter-ethnic wars that continue to claim lives in Kenya, according to government officials. And if nothing is done to […]
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 3, 2012

VIDEO: How To Make a DIY Natural Swimming Pool

Natural swimming pools are receiving increasing interest in South Africa, especially from people who are looking to ‘go green’.  The video gives viewers a good idea […]
August 30, 2012

Water Wars: India and Pakistan disagree over Wullar Barrage

ISLAMABAD: Locked in a decades-long battle over water flows, Pakistan and India continue to play cat and mouse over the construction of dams and barrages. India is […]
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 23, 2012

Karoo fracking investigation receiving full Cabinet attention

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, for shale gas in the Karoo basin is receiving full Cabinet attention, although no declaration on whether a moratorium on fracking would […]
August 21, 2012

R30 billion needed to start cleaning up South Africa’s mines

In response to the environmental risks posed by abandoned mines, mining companies are legally required to set aside money to clean-up mining operations before they are […]
August 15, 2012

VIDEO: Rainwater Harvesting System & Tanks Overview

This video shows how a rainwater harvesting system works, from rooftop to rain garden. See how to set up a 3-tank system with a first flush […]
August 13, 2012

Syria crisis: Jordan’s Zaatari refugee camp must reduce water usage

ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP, JORDAN—Bara’a Sala Majaresh survived months of Syrian artillery shelling in her hometown of Daraa. She dodged the crossfire between Syrian soldiers and rebels, […]
August 10, 2012

South Africa: PE water shortage results in child’s death

The Port Elizabeth water shortages continue Tarryn van Vuuren, of Korsten, yesterday said her daughter, Brooklyn-Armani, 14 months, would still be alive if it were not […]
June 29, 2012

VIDEO: 15000 litre water tank & rainwater harvesting system

The 15000 litre water tank has been retro-fitted to the toilet and in the summer it is used to top up the swimming pool. Crushed granite […]
June 28, 2012

South Africa: Eskom and SA Government responsible for looming water crisis

A water crisis is looming in South Africa, communities are at risk of losing access to water, and coal is right in the middle of it, […]
June 27, 2012

Save Water Without Compromising Your Garden’s Beauty

Hot and dry weather provides reason enough to think about simple ways to save water while still enjoying beautiful yards and gardens. You may even find […]
June 21, 2012

Scientists analyze levels of water ice in a moon crater

Water content at lunar south pole could be as high as 20 percent … or as low as zero A crater on the moon that is […]