News and updates from the continent


Water Wise: Tips for consumers to help use water sparingly

Water Wise: Tips for consumers to help use water sparingly

Jan 12, 2016

Low rainfall and high temperatures have combined to create severe shortages in various parts of South Africa; where water has had to be driven to the many people and farm animals.

Maximising data resources to protect water resources

Maximising data resources to protect water resources

Jan 11, 2016

Water crises: “One would assume that we would be more cautious when it comes to water usage and wastage and that conservation would be a priority for everyone. ” ~ Kroshlen Moodley, GM: Public Sector and Utilities at SAS

Mega Water Corp to change SA’s water supply landscape

Mega Water Corp to change SA’s water supply landscape

Dec 1, 2015

“Water supplies are a global concern and in South Africa, they have been developing towards a crisis that could come to rival electricity supply,” ~ Mega Water Corporation founder and CEO Rudy Roberts.

South Africa’s drought intensifies: Heat rises, no rain

South Africa’s drought intensifies: Heat rises, no rain

Nov 11, 2015

Serious cause for concern: Rand Water, South Africa’s biggest water utility, has implemented water restrictions as South Africa’s drought continues to intensify.

DEA celebrates 20 years of Working for Water

DEA celebrates 20 years of Working for Water

Oct 29, 2015

Since the inception of the WfW programme in 1995, the family of Natural Resource Programmes have together created more than 227 100 person-years of employment across South Africa.

Euromonitor International: State of green cleaning in Africa

Euromonitor International: State of green cleaning in Africa

Oct 29, 2015

Reports shows that bleach is a very popular in South Africa during 2014, with many low-income households using bleach as a multi-purpose cleaning product. This is not good news for health . . .