Mineral Resources focuses on gas and oil

The Department of Mineral Resources, which has withdrawn the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment (MPRDA) Bill, is to bring its focus on gas and oil to Cabinet...

17 hours ago

Conference to highlight critical role of groundwater in SADC

The first annual Groundwater Conference is themed 'Adapting to climate change in the SADC region through water security - a focus on groundwater'...

12 Sep 2018

From economic and water poverty to prosperity

We need to unlock more water resources and drive efficiency in our existing supplies to stimulate the economy and job growth...

By Dr Shafick Adams 11 Sep 2018

Lower water restrictions for Cape Town come October

With Cape Town's dam levels nearing 70% of storage capacity, the city has announced that it will be conservatively lowering water restrictions and associated tariffs...

10 Sep 2018

Why linking rural and urban areas matters for development: a Ghana case study

There's rapid urbanisation happening across Africa. But the rural population hasn't stopped growing...

By Seth Asare Okyere, Anastasia Amoako-Arhen, Matthew 10 Sep 2018

SA, China sign agreement on water resources

South Africa and China have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in the field of water resources...

6 Sep 2018

Nature's whims cause water crises. Its infrastructure can stop them

Across Asia, man-made structures have stood powerless to avert tragedy after tragedy during 2018's rainy season...

By Karen Villholth 4 Sep 2018

Transitioning to a circular economy in the South African water sector

The concept of a circular economy has received significant attention on various platforms...

By Dr John Ngoni Zvimba 3 Sep 2018

What the construction sector's dire state of affairs means for companies and the economy

The recent suspension of the shares of two South African construction companies, after they filed for business rescue, is a reflection of the distressed state of the country's construction sector...

By Clive Rumsey 30 Aug 2018

Taps run dry as drought grips Queenstown

People in the Queenstown area of the Eastern Cape have been struggling to get water for months...

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik 21 Aug 2018

Cape Town dam levels above 60%

For the first time since 2016, dam levels in the City of Cape Town have passed the 60% mark...

21 Aug 2018

Western Cape dam levels continue to rise

While the country has seen a decrease in dam levels in the past week, the Western Cape continues to benefit from winter rains...

17 Aug 2018

Mutualpark office launches waste-to-drinking water filtration plant

Old Mutual's Mutualpark office in Pinelands, Cape Town recently launched the first corporate-based waste-to-drinking water filtration plant in the country...

15 Aug 2018

5 brilliant female engineers changing the sanitation landscape

Lack of sanitation is one of the world's leading development challenges...

By Dr Sudhir Pillay 13 Aug 2018

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