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Modelling the Western Cape's water future: prudent investment and management required
Modelling the Western Cape's water future: prudent investment and management required
Stellenbosch University Western Cape Green Economy Model (WeCaGEM)
Juba's water vendors make a living, but it's a cut-throat business
Juba's water vendors make a living, but it's a cut-throat business
Sebit Daniel (26) is in a hurry. There is fierce competition to supply the tanker trucks lined up on the banks of the Nile in Juba, the capital of...
Citizens called on to monitor dams and rivers
Citizens called on to monitor dams and rivers
With the ever-worsening water shortages, South Africans are being roped in to help monitor rivers and dams.
First water shortages, next is food
First water shortages, next is food
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Water be damned, the mines are what count
Water be damned, the mines are what count
South Africa is in its second year of drought. A strong El Niño has exacerbated this, leaving the agriculture sector devastated and water...
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...
Too late to avert water disaster
Too late to avert water disaster
In the corridors of the offices of the department of water affairs in Pretoria the atmosphere is “verging on panic”, insiders say. The rains...
Water restrictions begin in Gauteng
Water restrictions begin in Gauteng
Rand Water, which supplies Tshwane, Johannesburg and Ekurhuleni with drinking water, has announced that water restrictions will begin immediately owing to "increased demand caused by persistent high temperatures"....
Editorial: A thirsty future beckons
Editorial: A thirsty future beckons
South Africa is in the midst of a water crisis, with worse to come unless government puts money and political will where its mouth is. We are in the...
Why Johannesburg's taps ran dry
Why Johannesburg's taps ran dry
Gauteng's water crisis was its "Fukushima moment". Water officials used the term this week to liken the series of unconnected events involving...
Rand Water: Bonuses keep flowing as the pipes run dry
Rand Water: Bonuses keep flowing as the pipes run dry
Executives and managers at Rand Water, the utility responsible for Gauteng’s recent water “not-crisis”, are doing a splendid job – at least...
New frontiers: Brain expansion and deep waters
New frontiers: Brain expansion and deep waters
Still waters run (very) deep

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