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Project failures impact on water cleanliness in KZN 18 Jul 2014
A water and sanitation report released in March by the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has found that KwaZulu-Natal is one of the worst affected provinces in South Africa, with almost 14% of its people having no access to clean water.
R12.48bn allocated to water and sanitation, bulk infrastructure to be main focus 16 Jul 2014
Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane on Tuesday tabled the Department of Water and Sanitation’s (DWS’) R12.48-billion budget for the 2014/15 financial year, stating that the department’s spending focus for the period would be on providing regional bulk infrastructure for water and wastewater treatment works that linked water sources to local government infrastructure.
Creamer Media publishes Real Economy Insight: Water 2014 research report 02 Jul 2014
he Real Economy Year Book has been divided into individual reports under the banner Real Economy Insight and investigates key developments in the automotive, construction, electricity, road and rail, steel, water, coal, gold, iron-ore and platinum sectors.
Salga warns of future SA water shortage 25 Jun 2014
South Africa will have a water shortage in future but contingency plans are in place, the South African Local Government Association (Salga) said on Tuesday.
Work under way on four Western Aqueduct contracts 25 Jun 2014
Four contracts along the full length of Durban’s Western Aqueduct (WA) bulk water pipeline have been awarded and work was well under way, eThekwini Water and Sanitation (EWS) head Neil Macleod said on Monday, confirming that the project was on track to be completed in 2017
Ford cuts water use by 61% since 2000 23 Jun 2014
Ford Motor Company on Friday said it had successfully reached its water-use-per-vehicle reduction targets two years ahead of schedule as it reported cutting its global water use by 30% from a 2009 baseline and by 61%, or nearly 40-million litres, between 2000 and 2013.
Lesotho Highlands Phase II to be completed in 2023 23 Jun 2014
he Lesotho Highlands Development Authority says it expects Phase II of the Lesotho Highlands Project to be completed by mid-2023.
Millions set aside for Bloemhof water 10 Jun 2014
Johannesburg - North West has set aside R20m to deal with the water crisis in Bloemhof, the provincial government said on Monday.
SA’s water supply: how safe and accessible is it? 04 Jun 2014
Cape Town - Following the tragic death of three infants from contaminated water in Bloemhof, News24 questions the safety of South Africa’s water supply.
Technology can solve South Africa’s water problems 02 Jun 2014
In addition to a possible water shortage predicted by 2020, South Africa’s water problems are being exacerbated by other challenges, such as leaking pipes, ageing infrastructure and poor municipal administration, resulting in billions in public funds being wasted every year, says consulting engineer WRP.
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