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Why intermittent supplies are no answer to cities hit by drought

Brazil, Cyprus, Australia & South Africa compare stories of drought resilience at the Water Loss 2018 Conference in Cape Town. By Ronnie McKenzie Nearly a year...

How to make your city water-wise

The Source puts the IWA’s new urban principles to the test Water visions precede action. Yet it’s easy to offer “building blocks” to plan...

Why efficiency programmes are the best strategy for water security

By Mary Ann Dickinson The world is watching with sympathetic alarm as Cape Town’s water crisis deepens. As of 1 February 2018, fewer than 100 days...

Cape Town begins site preparation for desalination plant

The site preparation for the Monwabisi desalination plant, one of Cape Town’s seven desalination projects, has started, as part of the efforts to help...

The South African drought teaches us that business as usual is...

By Kirsten de Vette* South Africa has been suffering through one of the most severe droughts in living memory. In Cape Town, it is the...
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