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Levi's drives awareness around importance of clean drinking water
Levi's drives awareness around importance of clean drinking waterArticle

Levi Strauss & Co is drawing attention to the environmental challenge of water pollution and how the company is actively trying to be part of the solution...

29 Mar 2021

Roy Bagattini
Woolworths CEO signs global pledge calling for greater water stewardshipArticle

Roy Bagattini, CEO of Woolworths Holdings, joined CEOs from 15 other corporations in signing the UN Global Compact World Water Day pledge on 22 March...

25 Mar 2021

World Water Day: Collaboration protects vulnerable communities against Covid-19
World Water Day: Collaboration protects vulnerable communities against Covid-19Article

The Heineken Africa Foundation and Heineken SA have partnered with WaterAid in its drive to tackle the spread of Covid-19 and other diseases, as well as significantly broaden access to clean water across the continent...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 19 Mar 2021

Being water-smart must become the new normal for business
Being water-smart must become the new normal for businessArticle

It requires seeing and doing things differently to reduce, reuse and "create water"...

Ettienne Thiebaut 20 Mar 2020

AME Awards announces 2019 winners!
AME Awards announces 2019 winners!Article

The 2019 winners of the New York Festivals AME Awards for Advertising and Marketing Effectiveness has been announced...

9 Apr 2019

Make every drop count with Finish
Make every drop count with FinishArticle

In support of World Water Day on 22 March 2019, a number of initiatives around the country were aimed at reminding South Africans just how precious this resource is...

Issued by CBD Marketing 26 Mar 2019

Why crisis proofing for water preservation in SA should be a priority
Why crisis proofing for water preservation in SA should be a priorityArticle

This year's theme for World Water Day, held annually on 22 March, is 'Leaving no one behind', aptly revisiting access to water as a critical human right...

20 Mar 2019

Having clean water is a human right: Maintaining clean environment is a human responsibility
Having clean water is a human right: Maintaining clean environment is a human responsibilityArticle

On 22 March the global community will celebrate World Water Day. Central to the global message is that there is one Earth with limited natural resources...

Bonani Madikizela 19 Mar 2019

Strengthening our water resilience by combining the best of grey and green
Strengthening our water resilience by combining the best of grey and greenArticle

This year's World Water Day, celebrated annually on 22 March, provides a moment for the citizens of our planet to focus collective attention on a life-giving yet increasingly limited resource that is so frequently taken for granted...

John Dini 22 Mar 2018

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#WorldWaterDay: Hosting responsibly takes on new meaning for Cape Town Airbnb hostsArticle

With World Water Day on 22 March, Cape Town's Airbnb hosts are now looking ahead to collectively rethink how to best host in a city where "hosting responsibly" has taken on new meaning and where water shortages will become the "new normal"...

22 Mar 2018

Red Bull TV releases Waves for Water documentary
Red Bull TV releases Waves for Water documentaryArticle

On World Water Day 2017, Red Bull TV released a new feature-length documentary that captures the story of former pro surfer Jon Rose and his mission to bring clean water access to those in need...

Sindy Peters 27 Mar 2017

WRC launches mine water atlas
WRC launches mine water atlasArticle

The Water Research Commission (WRC), in partnership with consulting firm Golder Associates, has launched the South African Mine Water Atlas...

24 Mar 2017

Ghazi Al Jabri via  - Use of treated wastewater for agriculture in Jordan
Maximising the potential of wastewater in agricultureArticle

"We need to use water in agriculture in a more efficient, productive, equitable and environmentally friendly way where quality is not compromised."

23 Mar 2017

CTICC uses millions of litres less water per year than five years ago
CTICC uses millions of litres less water per year than five years agoArticle

CTICC, in an effort to reduce water consumption, has implemented a number of initiatives to further curtails its use of potable and irrigation water...

22 Mar 2017

Shoprite Group assists Grey Town on World Water Day
Shoprite Group assists Grey Town on World Water DayArticle

On World Water Day, yesterday, the Shoprite Group donated 49,300 litres of water and 2,200 food buckets to the community of Grey Town as part of its Project Thirst...

23 Mar 2016

Rotary Club ensures safe drinking water for Cape farm school
Rotary Club ensures safe drinking water for Cape farm schoolArticle

The Sea Point Rotary Club and Aqua4Life have donated a Community LifeStraw unit to the Berg River Primary School outside Wellington in the Western Cape...

22 Mar 2016

National Water Week and World Water Day: Will the next big conflicts in Africa be on water usage?
National Water Week and World Water Day: Will the next big conflicts in Africa be on water usage?Article

"The next big conflicts in Africa will be on water usage" was the chilling prediction made earlier this year by the recently departed Dr Lawrence Musaba - last year's recipient of the African Utility Week Lifetime Achievement Award...

Issued by Spintelligent 18 Mar 2016

Vergelegen middle dam
Vergelegen celebrates an abundance of waterArticle

This World Water Day, farm management, staff and visitors of Vergelegen Wine Estate will be raising a glass to the abundant water permeating land once densely packed with invasive alien vegetation...

17 Mar 2016

Host your own live TEDxCapeTown viewing party, for free!
Host your own live TEDxCapeTown viewing party, for free!Article

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDxCapeTown is enabling free and live webstreaming of its full day event on Saturday 20 July.

15 Jul 2013

New membrane cleans acid mine water
New membrane cleans acid mine waterArticle

A new technology‚ developed at the University of Witwatersrand in conjunction with a professor from the US's National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)‚ could be used to clean acid mine water as well as for medical processes such as dialysis.

Sarah Wild 25 Mar 2013

Wits researchers make key find for AMDArticle

A newly developed membrane used to separate waste from water could become key in the treatment of pollutants ranging from acid mine drainage to oil-containing waste water, as well as in processes ranging from desalination to kidney dialysis.

25 Mar 2013

'Thirsty for Action' raises awareness about water conservationArticle

In honour of National Water Week (18-24 March 2013) and the UN's World Water Day (22 March), Woolworths and MySchool has launched a competition called 'Thirsty for Action', which is aimed at raising awareness about the need for every child to help protect South Africa's water resources.

15 Mar 2013

SA businesses are unaware of their water footprints
SA businesses are unaware of their water footprintsArticle

The World Economic Forum's (WEF) Global Risk Report 2012 lists a global water supply crisis as the second most important global risk, second to a major systemic failure of our financial systems, according to this report, courtesy Global Carbon Exchange - http://www.globalcarbonexchange.com/. South Africa, for example, faces a looming water shortfall of 2,7-billion cubic metres by 2030.

4 Apr 2012

The era of water managementArticle

The world is going to have to get very serious, very quickly, about something it was able to ignore last century: water management.

Gavin Pieterse 29 Mar 2012

Tweet and help to #CloseTheTap
Tweet and help to #CloseTheTapArticle

#CloseTheTap is a digital initiative inspiring real-world action. For love of water, NATIVE created this initiative with the hope to raise awareness around global water wastage and offer people real, every-day tips for saving water. The initiative kicked off on 22 March 2012 to commemorate World Water Day.

28 Mar 2012

Jonathan Mckenzie new Native ECD
Jonathan Mckenzie new Native ECDArticle

Native has announced that it has appointed Jonathan Mckenzie as its new ECD: concept, effective 20 March 2012. Mckenzie takes over from Angus Robinson, who is now director: mobile, content and community divisions of Native. Adam Whitehouse remains ECD: design.

27 Mar 2012

Giorgio Armani and Marie Claire World Water day
Giorgio Armani and Marie Claire World Water dayGallery

On 22 March 2012, Giorgio Armani and Marie Claire celebrated World Water Day, and the Giorgio Armani Acqua for Life event with a star studded event held at the Radisson Blu hotel in Sandton.

26 Mar 2012

MTN plants trees to create awareness about climate change
MTN plants trees to create awareness about climate changeArticle

In a bid to address climate change by creating awareness and educating communities about climate change, MTN has planted 3 500 trees in four months and the telecommunications giant is on course to reach its target of 5 500 by Earth Day, next month.

23 Mar 2012

Without water we won't eatArticle

This year, World Water Day is celebrated today, 22 March 2012, and will be focusing specifically on water and food security. The Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa (IWMSA) wants to emphasise the fact that we need to pay special attention to the sustainable management of our freshwater resources, especially in terms of our tenuous hold on food security.

Stan Jewaskiewitz 22 Mar 2012

Minister leads SA World Water Forum delegation
Minister leads SA World Water Forum delegationArticle

Department of Water Affairs (DWA) spokesperson Linda Page told Engineering News that Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa is leading a South African delegation at the sixth World Water Forum, taking place in Marseille, France.

16 Mar 2012

Sustainable management of water resources is crucialArticle

This year, World Water Day is celebrated on 22 March 2012 and will be focusing specifically on water and food security. The Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa (IWMSA) wants to emphasise the fact that we need to pay special attention to the sustainable management of our freshwater resources, especially in terms of our tenuous hold on food security.

16 Mar 2012

Sarah Britten
Building brands, driving sales - and doing goodArticle

Do you have a favourite example of how marketing can have a positive impact on the world? I never hesitate when I'm asked that question: the Outsurance pointspeople. Social good meets brand awareness and affinity: it's a win-win situation.

Sarah Britten 7 Mar 2012

Minds drenched with ideas at TEDxCapeTown
Minds drenched with ideas at TEDxCapeTownArticle

Last Saturday, 16 April, 2011, TEDxCapeTown (TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design, with the x for independently organised) was held at Ratanga Junction, Cape Town.

Sue Northam 20 Apr 2011

Fast pace of Africa's urbanisation challenge water supplies; sanitation
Fast pace of Africa's urbanisation challenge water supplies; sanitationArticle

Rapid urbanisation over the last five decades is changing Africa's landscape and also generating formidable challenges for supplies of water and sanitation services says a new UN report released this week.

24 Mar 2011

Global talks for Water Day hosted on Twitter
Global talks for Water Day hosted on TwitterArticle

WASHINGTON, DC: The National Peace Corps Association (NPCA) will host a worldwide discussion on sustainable water resources on behalf of its online program, Africa Rural Connect (ARC). The discussion will take place on Twitter all day Monday, 22 March 2010, as part of World Water Day and will focus on issues farmers in Africa face concerning access to water for irrigation and drinking.

19 Mar 2010

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