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  • 12 Aug 2019- 00:55 by TWD Staff WASHINGTON DC, United States Widely reported new findings from the World Resources Institute (WRI) paints a disturbing picture of global water stress and concomitant risks. WRI’s water risk calculator (Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas) has been updated with data on water
  • 17 May 2019- 07:58 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Pumps Africa The Radisson Blu, a leading American luxury hotel brand, located close to the Atlantic Ocean has sunk a borehole under the hotel to access the water source allowing for up to 11 500 liters of seawater to be pumped into tanks in one
  • 17 May 2019- 07:58 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN ESI Africa Researchers on Wednesday raised concerns over decreased expenditure on water security research amidst serious drought problems across southern Africa. Research fellow at the Nelson Mandela University Dr Hlamulo Makelane told delegates at
  • 19 Apr 2019- 07:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OXFORD, United Kingdom Urbanization will drive demand for water and increase the competition between cities and agricultural use for water, according to a new study. An international team led by University of Oxford, UK has examined water reallocation
  • 1 Apr 2019- 11:13 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Engineering News Transnet SOC Ltd has given approval for further studies to be conducted into a Sea Water Reverse Osmosis (SWRO) plant at the Port of Cape Town. TNPA’s Cape Town acting Port Manager, Captain Alex Miya, said the next steps would be to
  • 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 is not fazed by the ANC's legal
  • 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 South. The international, multidisciplinary
  • 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 to the continent. The call came at this year
  • 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 drought when the city famously approached a &quot
  • 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 protest and have marched on the city hall
  • 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 provincial ANC accused the DA of failing to
  • 8 Nov 2018- 11:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRETORIA, South Africa The government of South Africa has announced the launch of a “first comprehensive national-scale assessment of the status of biological invasions and their management” in response to "the real economic threat" posed by
  • 1 Nov 2018- 09:47 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Times Live The Governator is heading to Cape Town in 2019 — and fans can thank the drought. Movie star and ex-governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger‚ now a climate change activist and philanthropist‚ will be the keynote speaker at the W12‚
  • 25 Oct 2018- 10:57 by OOSKAnews Info Cape Town, South Africa A master’s student at South Africa’s University of Cape Town has created the world’s first bio-bricks made from human urine, deploying a process which is carbon-friendly and produces fertilizer as a by-product. In what is being described
  • 16 Oct 2018- 13:15 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN News 24 Cape Town's water consumption rose to 546 million litres a day this week – up from 520 million last week and 511 million the week before. Although dams that supply the city are 76% full, experts say a trajectory of increased