Disasters

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  • 11 Apr 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa South Africa’s Department of Water Affairs has suspended an integrated water use license previously issued to mining company Coal of Africa Ltd (CoAL) for the $450 million USD Makhado coal project. The suspension comes after
  • 19 Jan 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa South Africa’s Department of Water Affairs has awarded coal mining company Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) a 20-year Integrated Water Use License for its Makhado Project, even though the country is going through its worst water
  • 12 Nov 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa South Africa’s Department of Water and Sanitation on November 12th announced a series of interventions to support drought relief efforts throughout the country. The department’s Deputy Director General for Planning and
  • 22 Feb 2010- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) warned that the country's water demand will exceed supply by 2025, with metropolitan areas such as Witwatersrand being affected as early as 2013. Newly-appointed CESA president
  • 16 Feb 2009- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa Several parts of South Africa's Limpopo province could run out of water as the Middle Letaba Dam, one of the biggest dams in the province, is drying up following a drought in the area. The dam has not seen any significant
  • 10 Feb 2008- 22:06 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG, South Africa The Sunday Independent (South Africa) — Coal mining in catchment areas of major rivers threatens South Africa's fresh water resources. The proposed new Spitzkop Greenfields Project, put forward byXstrata mining company, would