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Africa’s water scarcity mainly due to poor water management

Water utilities are losing billions of Rand through lost and stolen water in South Africa, while poor sanitation in Africa is leading to the deaths of millions of children through water-borne diseases. This emerged from the four-day African Water Association conference, which started in Durban yesterday.

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Africa: “Efficient Use of Water Critical” – Clinton

Washington — The world will experience a water crisis if more ways to efficiently use the resource are not found, says Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. Clinton spoke June 12 at a State Department ceremony announcing Israeli water and soil expert Daniel Hillel as winner of the 2012 World Food Prize. Hillel was named […]

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How to Obtain Water in a Survival Situation (Part 1)

There is always the possibility that you may find yourself unexpectedly in a survival situation one day.  Water is usually the most important factor in determining whether you’ll come out alive. Solar Stills You need a digging tool, a container, a clear plastic sheet, a drinking tube, and a rock.

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