Category Archives: Water Security

Nelson Mandela Bay water supply running dry as Impofu Dam levels low

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintLwandile Mbulali, SABC News, 11 June 2022 Taps are fast running dry for the Nelson Mandela Bay metro, after the maintenance team of the municipality discovered that water could no longer be extracted from the Impofu Dam due to low … Continue reading

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Global warming made SA floods more likely: Study

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSABC News, 13 May 2022 Global warming made the heavy rains behind South Africa’s devastating floods last month twice as likely as they would have been if greenhouse gas emissions had never heated the planet, scientists said on Friday. Read … Continue reading

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SA committed to take necessary action to tackle climate change: Ramaphosa

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSABC News, 6 May 2022 President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa is committed to taking the necessary actions to tackle climate change while supporting the local economy. Read More

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IMF calls on SA, other countries to build resilience against climate change

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSherwin Bryce-Pease, SABC News, 15 April 2022 The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva has called on South Africa and other countries to start building resilience against climate change. Read More

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Africa’s water security perilous – but data reveals surprises

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintReuters, 22 March 2022 Little of Africa’s wastewater is treated, water for drinking and hand-washing is scarce for hundreds of millions of people, and water-related disasters like flooding are on the rise, particularly in West Africa. Read More

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Ongoing drought leaves EC dams at 15% capacity

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSaya Pierce-Jones, Eyewitness News, 12 March 2022 The ongoing drought has left dams in the Eastern Cape’s city of Gqeberha just 15% full. Read More

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