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Water-recovery systems being rolled out at Shell petrol stations 12 Sep 2014
Petroleum group Shell’s Three Sisters Ultra City, on the N1 Highway, near Beaufort West, has installed a 150 m3/d effluent treatment and grey-water recycling plant, which has resulted in the recovery of 25 000 ℓ of water a day out of season and 120 000 ℓ of water a day in season.
Water contamination getting worse – DA 09 Sep 2014
Several rural communities are facing severe water contamination, the DA said on Monday after it conducted a probe into water quality in four provinces.
SA professor awarded global water prize at World Water Week 09 Sep 2014
Global leaders are gathering in Stockholm, Sweden, this week for the twenty-fourth annual World Water Week, at which South African native Professor John Briscoe will on Thursday be awarded the Stockholm Water Prize from King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden at a ceremony in Stockholm City Hall.
Water programme aims to educate students, create water literacy 09 Sep 2014
The Berg River Partnership (BRP) has piloted the 2020 Vision for Water Education Programme (VFWEP) at ten schools in the Berg river area, in the Western Cape, as part of its youth initiative.
Water programme aims to educate students, create water literacy 09 Sep 2014
The Berg River Partnership (BRP) has piloted the 2020 Vision for Water Education Programme (VFWEP) at ten schools in the Berg river area, in the Western Cape, as part of its youth initiative.
COSATU Limpopo Welcomes the Intervention By Minister of Water and Sanitation On Water Crisis in Giyani 25 Aug 2014
COSATU in Limpopo welcomes the intervention by the Minister of Water and Sanitation on the water crisis in Giyani. We also wish to complement the Minister's decision to take away the water provision powers from Mopani District Municipality in Limpopo with immediate effect. It is indeed good news that the Minister has instructed Lepelle Northern Water Board to assume the responsibility of supplying water in the Giyani area.
Govt Honours Women in Water 25 Aug 2014
Fifty women, who risk life and limb to pick up litter on the banks of the Swartkops River in the Eastern Cape, have been recognised for their efforts to improve their community.
Kellogg’s unveils new sustainability goals on energy, water and waste 25 Aug 2014
Kellogg’s has pledged to reduce energy, GHG emissions and water use across its operations by an additional 15% per metric tonne of food produced from a 2015 baseline, and expand its use of low-carbon energy in plants by 50% by 2020.
Young professionals urged to take control of their future 13 Aug 2014
While a survey of South Africa’s young consulting engineers has revealed a pessimistic perception of the industry, a clear message emerged at the Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa) Young Professionals Imbizo on Tuesday that the young engineers had to be their own activists, advocating and mobilising the change they wanted to see.
Water policy review could lead to new NWRS – department 04 Aug 2014
The current review of South Africa’s water legislation could result in the second National Water Resource Strategy (NWRS-2), which was gazetted in August 2013, having to be changed before it’s five-year period expired, Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) acting director-general Trevor Balzer said on Friday.
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