water crisis

 
[Slideshow]South Sudan desperate for clean water
[Slideshow]South Sudan desperate for clean water
More than 1000 people in Juba got cholera last year. Almost 50 died. Could a new water plant help?
Editorial: SA in a political drought
Editorial: SA in a political drought
South Africa’s drought has not only overwhelmed the country but also the country’s capacity to convey exactly how immense its effect is.
South Africa's borehole crisis
South Africa's borehole crisis
Sinking a borehole and striking water requires a combination of luck and feel. Under the ground, water flows along faultlines and pools in unseen...
First water shortages, next is food
First water shortages, next is food
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Industry can ease the water crisis
Industry can ease the water crisis
The drought has brought home not only the extent of the country’s water scarcity but also the dismal state of its water infrastructure and the...
Theft drains urban water supplies
Theft drains urban water supplies
A symbolic warming milestone will be passed this year when the world is 1°C hotter on average than it was before humans started burning fossil fuels...
Editorial: Politicking made SA's water crisis
Editorial: Politicking made SA's water crisis
Our water crisis – and make no mistake, it is a crisis – is the result of a comprehensive victory of political imperative over technocratic...
[Slideshow]Water: Daily use in families around the world
[Slideshow]Water: Daily use in families around the world
Photographer Ashley Gilbertson photographed families in seven different countries for Unicef, documenting their comparative daily water use.
What a city's water crisis looks like
What a city's water crisis looks like
In São Paulo, drinking water is used to flush toilets, bathe and, until recently, to wash cars and even hose down city pavements, as porters use...
Giyani: The thirst that won't be quenched
Giyani: The thirst that won't be quenched
Eight years after she should have had water in her yard, Maria Hlungwani throws an old paint can into the cement irrigation channel outside her house...
Water crisis: 'Violence is only word ANC knows'
Water crisis: 'Violence is only word ANC knows'
"The only thing we want is water. We don't care about the other things they say they will give us. RDPs and other stuff can come later."

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