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Dam levels are up, but rainfall is still below average

Recent rains have given a welcome boost to the dams supplying the city of Cape Town. Dams were 84,5% full as of...

Astral secures arrangement with the Lekwa municipality

Astral Foods Limited (Astral), South Africa’s leading integrated poultry producer previously, released a SENS announcement on 28 May 2019 providing a general...

Water should remain a national priority

During the third day of Nation in Conversation during #Nampo2019, Theo Vorster and a panel of industry experts avidly discussed the role...

The next great water crisis may be under our feet

Karen G. Villholth, a researcher at the CGIAR research programme on Water, Land and Ecosystems recently wrote an opinion piece on the role that...

Five lessons cities can learn from Cape Town’s water crisis

This article was originally published on The Conversation.com. Click here to read the original article. Cape Town’s water supplies remain at high risk because...

De Lille calls for 26.9% increase in water tariffs

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille proposed a water tariff hike of 26.9% across the city, for the 2018/2019 financial year. Presenting the City of...

Day Zero moves further into the future

The words drought, water crisis and water scarcity have been regular guests in news stories over the past months. With a lot of focus...

Experts discuss water woes

The water crisis in Cape Town and the rest of South Africa was recently placed under the magnifying glass when water experts requested a...

Smaller table grape crop forecasted

Due to the persistent drought in the Western Cape, the South African Table Grape Industry (SATI) has released a lower estimate in the 3rd...