Latest articles on Water Quality

Tendele’s mine pollutes their air and water, residents claim

The mining company says it complies with both the Air Quality Control Act and the Health and Safety Act, as well as conducting extensive research before starting operations

Why we need more women to work in water research

Investing more in women in science — particularly in the water and sanitation sectors — is imperative if we are to meet the sustainable development goals by 2030

Ministry should take over deteriorating wastewater treatment plants

The decline in the maintenance of wastewater treatment plants in most towns is alarming and cannot be allowed to deteriorate further

Citizens called on to monitor dams and rivers

Ordinary South Africans are helping monitor water resources amid worsening shortages under citizen and school programmes.

Nairobi slum gets water from ATMs

Mathare slum in Kenya has been dependent on costly and possibly unsafe water from vendors - but innovative new water ATMs may end all that.

Increasing AECI water chemicals sales propelled by Africa

AECI, South Africa’s biggest chemicals and explosives manufacturer, expects sales of water-treatment chemicals to grow by more than 10% in 2013.

Right to dignity is pointless without water

The government must recognise the indivisibility and interconnectedness of all our human rights, writes Kayum Ahmed.

Fish or foul

Young South Africans: She may be the 'water maverick', but can Bernelle Verster tell fish tank water from tap water?

Johannesburg: Our water is safe

Overseas visitors to Johannesburg can drink the city's water without fear because it is clean and safe, Johannesburg Water said on Thursday.

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Gender-Based Violence

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If Stats SA is to really have timely data that’s accurate and remains relevant then we need to make sure that the institution is strengthened

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

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