Gaborone’s water-supply options dry up

The possible disconnection in October of water supplies to Gaborone from a South African dam is expected to deepen the crisis in Botswana’s capital, leaving it dependent on a problematic pipeline to reservoirs in the landlocked and semi-arid country’s north.

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Who owns South Africa’s water?

With the department of water and sanitation owning only 320 of the more than 5 000 registered dams around the country, that was the top question on members of parliament (MPs) minds in September.

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Waterless toilets are the way of the future

South Africa, as with many other countries worldwide, continuously experience droughts and water shortages. Water and Sanitation minister, Nomvula Mokonyane, is championing a ‘sanitation revolution’ in South Africa, a huge part of which is dry-flush toilets.

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Solutions to the world’s water crisis

World leaders, water experts and development professionals met in Stockholm in August to seek solutions to the world’s several escalating water crises.

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Is there hope for South Africa’s water crisis?

In 2012, the government admitted that South Africa could face a huge problem with water supplies in the future. And now, in 2015, we are facing those problems. But what can be done to overcome the current crisis?

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South Africa turns to jobless for its War on Leaks

A total of 15 000 young people, with the minimum qualification of Grade 12 matric or N3 with maths and science, will be trained for a campaign called War on Leaks.

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