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Water and sanitation launches guidelines on menstrual health
Water and sanitation launches guidelines on menstrual health
Deputy Minister of Water and Sanitation Pamela Tshwete recently launched the School Sanitation and Menstrual Hygiene Management Guidelines in East...
Laying bare the basics of science for community development
Laying bare the basics of science for community development
The Water Research Commission (WRC) recognised the need to use science for the benefit of communities, and appointed Amanz’abantu Services for...
Women entrepreneurs make it with WRC's support
Women entrepreneurs make it with WRC's support
It has been government’s intention to get women, youth and people with disabilities into mainstream economic activities. Women form the majority...
Secure water future for South Africa through an innovative sanitation market
Secure water future for South Africa through an innovative sanitation market
We all know that water stress is South Africa’s problem and that in the next few decades we will reach a point where our water availability...
Water-shedding will make load-shedding seem like a jol
Water-shedding will make load-shedding seem like a jol
Water-shedding is inevitable because the business case for new water infrastructure doesn’t add up.
Government considers ban on microbeads after water is found to be contaminated
Government considers ban on microbeads after water is found to be contaminated
The government has set up a task team to look at imposing a total ban on microbeads – the tiny plastic beads used in cosmetics, toothpaste and...
There’s much more to the plastic pollution crisis than carrier bags
There’s much more to the plastic pollution crisis than carrier bags
Plastics are part of our everyday lifestyles, and their release into the natural environment has become yet another serious global crisis affecting...
Open dialogues for multiple use water services
Open dialogues for multiple use water services
There is a greater resilience and determination among communities to find solutions to water problems that have engulfed the country. This they do...
The ideal partner in multiple use water services
The ideal partner in multiple use water services
For the Water Research Commission (WRC) to operationalise their project on multiple water resource usage, they require a funding partner. To this...
Community standing on its own
Community standing on its own
There was agility in her movement as she pointed out areas she has walked in search of water in Tshakhuma, near Thohoyandou in Limpopo. Mrs...
Increasing our resilience to extreme weather and climate events
Increasing our resilience to extreme weather and climate events
As much as South Africa’s climate variations are characterised by severe spatial and temporal fluctuations in rainfall, with a record...
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...

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