water security

August 19, 2010

Water management essential for sustainable growth – World Bank

Multipurpose investment in water management and hydropower was essential for sustainable growth in Africa, World Bank Africa region water and hydropower adviser Vahid Alavian said on […]
August 18, 2010

SA’s power gap becoming worrying again, big business warns

Big business in South Africa indicated on Tuesday that it was giving priority attention to programmes that could help offset an anticipated electricity supply shortfall that […]
August 6, 2010

South Africa’s Latest Population Statistics

South Africa’s population has increased by about 530 000 people to 49.99 million, according to Statistics South Africa’s Mid-Year Population Estimates. This year’s estimates are up […]
June 18, 2010

Water Security

International problem – acute in South Africa Only 30% or 11% of South Africa’s 283 municipalities are at this point in a position to render adequate […]
April 14, 2010

Water Security still South Africa’s Top Challenge

There is growing concern, almost turning into general consensus, that South Africa could experience a water crisis in the not-too-distant future, particularly given a chronic lack […]
March 12, 2010

Rainwater harvesting needs political buy-in to relieve water poverty

Water is unlike other scarce natural resources: it underpins all aspects of society, from ecology to agriculture to industry – and it has no known substitutes. […]