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R213m paid to water boards

A total of R213m has been paid by municipalities to water boards, Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane said on Wednesday, 13 December...

1 day ago

Keeping the water flowing in Joburg - a multi-year strategy for the city's water network

The Minister of Water and Sanitation's recent announcement of water restrictions has brought home the criticality of South Africa's water scarcity...

By Melusi Maposa 1 day ago

Let us not reinvent the wheel in the water sector, Nomvula Mokonyane urges

The call for private sector investment in the water sector does not mean the government has changed its policy...

By Neels Blom 5 Dec 2017

Drought levy is about our survival‚ De Lille tells Capetonians

Cape Town's proposed "drought charge" will pay for the survival of Capetonians‚ says mayor Patricia de Lille...

By Aphiwe Deklerk 5 Dec 2017

Ngqura liquid bulk terminal development making headway

The construction of a new petroleum trading hub at the Port of Ngqura is making progess...

29 Nov 2017

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 Shafick Adams 21 Nov 2017

Life after 'day zero' in CT

People will have to make do with 25 litres of water per day for washing, cooking and personal hygiene if dam levels drop below 13.5% in Cape Town...

By Tanya Farber and Anthony Molyneaux 17 Nov 2017

Cape Town delays Day Zero

The City of Cape Town has given a new date for Day Zero - the date the city will run out of water unless its residents curb their consumption even further...

By Neels Blom 16 Nov 2017

Cape Town reprioritises budget to fund water projects

The City of Cape Town has reprioritised R2bn of its budget to fund seven additional water projects...

15 Nov 2017

#WindAc 2017: Transition to renewables well under way

Today saw the start of WindAc Africa 2017 - the annual "academic hour for wind power" hosted by the South African Wind Energy Association...

By Sindy Peters 14 Nov 2017

New hazmat dump for PE

After more than a decade of deliberations and red tape, a second highly hazardous landfill for Nelson Mandela Bay has been approved by the Department of Environmental Affairs...

By Estelle Ellis 9 Nov 2017

Cape Town water crisis: seven myths that must be bust

One of South Africa's biggest cities, Cape Town, is gripped by a rising panic...

By David W. Olivier 8 Nov 2017

Summit to showcase investment opportunities in water

South Africa will this month host a summit to profile investment opportunities in water infrastructure...

7 Nov 2017

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Can a tech company build a city? Ask Google

Sidewalk Labs, the urban innovation startup owned by Google's parent company Alphabet, has announced a partnership with the City of Toronto to develop a new waterfront precinct. Time to ask Google: can you build a city?

By Sarah Barns 20 Nov 2017

Jordan plans new city to ease crowding and congestion

Jordan has announced plans to build a new city east of the capital Amman in order to ease rising population density and traffic congestion.

7 Nov 2017

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