water security

May 11, 2012

The Coming Global Water Crisis

What happens when demand for this essential resource starts exceeding supply in many parts of the world? The recent UN alert that drought in the Sahel […]
May 13, 2011

Water Shortages Threaten Food Future in the Arab Middle East

Long after the political uprisings in the Middle East have subsided, many underlying challenges that are not now in the news will remain. Prominent among these […]
March 23, 2011

Groundwater to play a key role in South Africa – Water Research Commission

The use of groundwater, in conjunction with surface water, could form a key part of the solution to South Africa’s water crisis, the Water Research Commission […]
February 15, 2011

Water crisis by 2020

Experts tell conference that action to avert shortages is needed now South Africa faces a water crisis and could start having critical shortages as early as […]
February 8, 2011

Mining can threaten SA’s water security, WWF warns

The World Wide Fund for Nature on Monday urged mining companies not to choose areas that are environmentally sensitive for prospecting.
January 30, 2011

Global Agenda Councils: Water Security

The Global Agenda Council on Water Security, comprised of leading experts from business, government, academia and civil society, provides thought leadership to the Forum’s activities and […]
January 26, 2011

Heavy rains cause water shortages

Residents and businesses in several towns in northern kwaZulu-Natal have been adversely affected by water shortages following recent heavy rains.
November 19, 2010

Study shows consequences of SA water crisis

A Uasa economic impact study on the impact of South Africa’s water crisis predicts a possible decrease in disposable income, a hike in government spending, and […]
October 22, 2010

Water Quality & Water Quality Management in SA

What is Water Quality? Water quality is a term used to describe the chemical, physical, and biological characteristics of water, usually in respect to its suitability […]