drought

 
Only half of Cape Town is putting 'efforts into saving water'— De Lille
Only half of Cape Town is putting 'efforts into saving water'— De Lille
Only half of drought-stricken Cape Town is saving water, the City of Cape Town revealed on Monday as it appealed to residents to get on board and...
How Cape Town can win support for the next round of water cuts?
How Cape Town can win support for the next round of water cuts?
Dams in South Africa’s Cape Town are half of what they were this time last...
The causes of Somalia's conflict and famine are bad governance, not climate change
The causes of Somalia's conflict and famine are bad governance, not climate change
The link between climate change and violent conflict is a complex one. In
Editorial: The politics of drought
Editorial: The politics of drought
The Western Cape will have used all its water by the end of August. The cold fronts that keep the province in water haven’t arrived. It will be...
Drought-stricken Western Cape declared disaster zone
Drought-stricken Western Cape declared disaster zone
The Western Cape government has declared the entire province a disaster zone in order to deal with the ongoing drought, MEC Alan Winde said on...
Public praise drives water-wise behaviour: A lesson for city managers
Public praise drives water-wise behaviour: A lesson for city managers
Applauding people publicly for their successful efforts to reduce water use at home may be an effective means of driving water-wise behaviour...
​Farmers are smiling – up to a point
​Farmers are smiling – up to a point
Laurens Schlebusch farms with crops and livestock in the Free State. Looking around his farmlands, he says the drought has almost certainly been...
​It’s dry, but you can’t drink it
​It’s dry, but you can’t drink it
On a sharp turn leading on to a fast highway the sign makes a brief appearance flashing the words: “This course is irrigated by effluent water”...
​Cities need a concrete plan for flash floods
​Cities need a concrete plan for flash floods
Six people died in Gauteng last week as a result of the province’s flash floods. Some were trapped in cars; others were caught in rivers that had...
​Financial distress? What distress?
​Financial distress? What distress?
These days you are likely to get parking close to the entrance of your local shopping centre, and your year-end function will probably be an office...
Despite SA's worst drought in decades, homes in suburbs are wasting water willy-nilly
Despite SA's worst drought in decades, homes in suburbs are wasting water willy-nilly
The worst drought in 30 years could see thousands of South Africans without water if the rains do not come soon.

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