water scarcity

Wits ARM Partnership 2023 (PYP) CM

Wits University and the African Rainbow Minerals spearhead a research collaboration between the Mining and Education sectors in South Africa.   What we often view as...

The preservation of water is everyone’s responsibility

According to South African Human Rights Commission, Chapter 2 of the Constitution of South Africa provides that everyone has the right to have access...

South African entrepreneurs talk about making eco-friendly products

Several small business owners made a conscious decision to produce non-toxic and biodegradable products. Here's their why. Melissa Javan Her passion for the environment and making...

Drought SA: the gateway to managing water scarcity

The South African Water Research Commission has launched a website that teaches people about being water wise. One of the messages is that this includes taking action to solve any water problems, as well as respecting water and all life. You can also work out your water footprint.

Plant a tree for life

Greenpop plants trees, to beautify spaces, absorb the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide, and raise awareness of how important trees are to life on Earth.

Crowdsourcing to tackle SA water leaks

IBM has invited South Africans to get out their mobile phones and join a 30-day crowdsourcing project to report water leaks and faulty water pipes in their neighbourhoods, and so to play their part in a drive to capture, share and analyze information about the country's water distribution system.

Hand-washing device to combat disease

South Africa's Council for Scientific and Industrial Research has developed an innovative, affordable hand-washing device to enable poor communities to combat life-threatening water-borne diseases with minimal water usage.

German firm enters SA solar market

German-based Concentrix Solar has inaugurated its first facility in South Africa, commissioning a 60-kilowatt solar power plant at Aquila Private Game Reserve in Touwsrivier in the Western Cape.