Water Security

Water ‘wars’ wash over the world

Conflicts have doubled in the past decade, with 26% of these occurring on the African continent

Increasing our resilience to extreme weather and climate events

The purpose of the forum is to generate demystified and interpreted weather and climate information to assess the options and possible remedies

Mokonyane rejects Outa’s claims of delay tactics in Lesotho water project

Outa says Mokonyane has "jeopardised" the water security for Gauteng by delaying the development of the LHWP II for more than two years.

AECI is keeping river invaders at bay for better water quality and quantity

​Wise Wayz Water Care — Runner-up: Community Conservation Award

River polluters held to account by Armour’s ‘voice for water’ action team

Armour — Winner: Water Efficiency & Management Award

Editorial: A thirsty future beckons

Water scarcity is here and we need to act now, as this is more difficult to solve than the electricity crisis.

Attacking the West will get Africa nowhere on climate change

First-world financial and technical skills with home-grown know-how can help in the fight to ensure food and water security in sub-Saharan Africa.

‘Funny’ water still plagues Carolina

Carolina could be one heavy downpour away from facing another water crisis and residents are already reluctant to use water they do not trust.

Carolina still won’t drink its water

Residents say although the water is clear and tastes normal at first, it smells like bleach and leaves a sandy aftertaste. Sipho Kings reports.

Farming out SA’s water worries

The impact of water scarcity on crop farming will soon be one of SA's biggest problems. We may need to look beyond our borders for a solution.

Eskom, Sasol sound warning over water supply

One big drought in the Vaal River catchment area over the next eight years could jeopardise the region's agricultural and industrial output.

Water expert warns of crisis by 2020

SA's metropolitan areas are heading for a major water crisis by 2020, a former director general of the Department of Water Affairs has warned.

Latest

Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams out, Jackson Mthembu takes over

Communications minister suspended for two months after violating lockdown regulations

Meet Doctor Fundile Nyati: South Africa’s own online medical mythbuster

The employee health and wellness specialist is using social media to combat misinformation about Covid-19

Products for the care of babies and toddlers now essential items

In response to court papers saying lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children, the state says baby care goods are now an essential item

Press Releases

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world