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South Africa: Possible sea water desalination plant for Durban

All options that can contribute to South Africa’s water supply should be considered but conventional desalination plants may be too energy intensive – exacerbating another chronic problem in South Africa – electricity supply shortfalls.  The cost of water to households and businesses will rise exponentially in the near future.  Rainwater harvesting may offer a partial […]

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Adaptation planning needed to protect poor from climate risks

Communities with low socioeconomic status based on income, education and housing would be the most vulnerable to the effects of climate change, a new Water Research Commission (WRC) study showed.

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