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  1. River Flow Champion Wins 2019 Stockholm Water Prize

    22 Mar 2019- 06:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Stockholm International Water Institute Dr Jackie King is named the 2019 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for game-changing contributions to global river management. She has advanced the scient ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/22/2019 - 06:41

  2. South Africa Assures Public, Tourists That Tap Water Is Safe

    15 Mar 2019- 11:53 by Local Press Report DURBAN IOL News South Africa's tap water is safe to drink, the Department of Water and Sanitation said on Wednesday following a media report in which an online travel company alleged otherwise. "Governmen ...

    Local Press Report - 03/15/2019 - 11:53

  3. Cape Town: ANC Water Tariff Lawsuit Dismissed As Political Ploy

    14 Mar 2019- 12:04 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Eyewitness News The City of Cape Town has dismissed an African National Congress (ANC) lawsuit to have increased water tariffs scrapped as a political ploy. The Democratic Alliance-run City of Cape Town i ...

    Local Press Report - 03/14/2019 - 12:04

  4. Researchers Examine Human Impact On Climate Change In Africa

    8 Mar 2019- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa The BNP Paribas Foundation, under its Climate Initiative program, is funding new research at the University of Cape Town (UCT) to examine the human impact on global warming in the global ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/08/2019 - 07:54

  5. AfDB Calls For Scale-up In Implementation Of Sanitation Programs

    2 Mar 2019- 12:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called on development partners to amplify their support for implementation of sanitation programs that would enhance delivery of Africa’s promise ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/06/2019 - 09:39

  6. South Africa: Water Shortage Predicted, Where Is That Wastewater Audit?

    26 Feb 2019- 12:02 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Ground Up The Green Drop Report, which was introduced in 2009 as an annual audit of South Africa’s 824 sewage works, has not been published in any form since 2013. It indicated that treated sewage was ...

    Local Press Report - 02/26/2019 - 12:02

  7. Military Intervention In Polluted Vaal River Receives Cash Boost

    21 Feb 2019- 09:06 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN News24 The SA National Defence Force's (SANDF) intervention at the severely polluted Vaal River has received a whopping R240m cash injection, the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) heard o ...

    Local Press Report - 02/21/2019 - 09:06

  8. Draft Cape Town Water Strategy Emphasizes "Wise Use"; Reliable Supply; Water Resource Optimization; Creation Of A "Water Sensitive" City

    19 Feb 2019- 07:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa The City of Cape Town, South Africa, released its draft water strategy this week, opening the plan to public comment. The strategy comes in the wake of an unprecedented three-year droug ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/19/2019 - 07:15

  9. South Africa: Residents Protest Local Water Shortages

    16 Feb 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Eyewitness News The Unemployed Peoples' Movement has slammed the Makana Municipality over water shortages in Makhanda, the town formally known as Grahamstown. Residents have taken to the streets in p ...

    Local Press Report - 02/16/2019 - 08:09

  10. SAB Beer Truck Torched By Water Protesters

    8 Feb 2019- 11:27 by Local Press Report OLIFANTSHOEK OFM News A South African Breweries truck has been looted and set alight by angry protestors in Olifantshoek, which is in the Northern Cape. This comes after the community embarked on protest action on T ...

    Local Press Report - 02/08/2019 - 16:10

  11. Alien Tree Clearance Near Cape Town Dams Advocated

    31 Jan 2019- 09:23 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN News24 Cape Town is losing 50 billion litres of water every year to thirsty alien trees surrounding the region’s supply dams- equivalent to two months’ water supply effectively going down the drain. For t ...

    Local Press Report - 01/31/2019 - 09:23

  12. Giyani Project Stalls Again, Consultants' Contract Terminated

    25 Jan 2019- 05:58 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG News24 Lepelle Northern Water (LNW) has terminated its contract with LTE Consulting Engineers, which was contracted to work on the Giyani Water Project. The Water and Sanitation Department confirmed th ...

    Local Press Report - 01/25/2019 - 05:58

  13. South Africa NGO's Urge Independent Water Regulator

    18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Jacaranda FM Both the Organization for Outing Tax Abuse (OUTA) and the Water Shortage South Africa (WSSA) believe the failure by the Department of Water and Sanitation to establish a regulator could le ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2019 - 11:06

  14. South Africa: New Investment To Complete Abandoned Giyani Bulk Water Project

    18 Jan 2019- 08:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa The South Africa government plans to invest a further $218 Million USD to complete the long-delayed Giyani Bulk Water (GBW) Project in Limpopo. The project, which is intended to supp ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/18/2019 - 08:01

  15. Water Shortages Ignite Political War Of Words In Western Cape

    17 Jan 2019- 13:01 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN The Citizen A water shortage affecting several Western Cape municipalities has culminated in a political squabble between the governing Democratic Alliance (DA) and the opposition ANC. This after the prov ...

    Local Press Report - 01/17/2019 - 13:01

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