The trees are being felled along the Breede River and the biomass sold back to their native Australia
Renewable energy would lower operating costs, while more and bigger plants would drive down infrastructure expenditure
If the national government doesn’t intervene, residents could end up footing the bill
Readers write in about how to deal with the water crisis and the pitfalls of an ANC ‘democracy’
"We have to reassess our relationship with water, and the City supports the move by residents to explore more sustainable water-wise technologies"
The city could run out of water in March and is rushing to get measures such as desalination in place
Slow work on water department projects blamed for ‘last resort’ emergency freshwater plants.
Water Affairs department’s plan of desalination to deal with acid mine drainage has to be fast-tracked before sulphate levels reach dangerous levels.
The world’s unquenchable thirst for clean water drove a record increase in the desalination of seawater and reuse of sewage last year.