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Why is the world ignoring the water revolution?

Everyone needs water in sufficient quantity and portable quality to live a healthy life. The many uses of water are directly related to the economic, social mental and physical health of the world’s population. Almost two billion people drink water...

Durban residents irate over sludge dumping

Dumping of sewage sludge near Phoenix outside Durban has caused air and water pollution while residents have complained about the bad smell. The sludge dumping takes place every day at the eThekwini Water and Sanitation purification plant which...

The water crisis is now

By 2025 half the world’s population will not have enough water to meet its needs, warns Rashad Kaldany, urging governments and the private sector to work on solutions, which he says, do exist. By the time you finish reading this article; at least...

Lesotho Highlands Phase II critical for SA

Phase II of Lesotho Highlands water is expected to deliver 465 million cubic metres a year to South Africa by 2020. Lesotho’s election results this week have seen the country experiment with its first coalition government when business ties with...

Alarming tariff increases announced for Tshwane

The 2012/2013 budget speech for the City of Tshwane (CoT), which was delivered today by Executive Mayor, Councillor Kgosientso Ramokgopa, proposed increased tariffs for the city’s 2012/13 medium-term revenue and expenditure framework (MTREF)....