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Infographic: what you can do to save water

Small changes at home and work can go a long way to minimise the effects of the current drought in South Africa. We've collected...
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Women clean up at cleantech awards

Women took the lead at the annual Global Cleantech Innovation Programme for SMEs in South Africa, with four companies owned by women taking awards....

South African women benefit from entrepreneurial programme

The Department Of Water and Sanitation recently launched a three-year entrepreneurship programme which gives women the opportunity to mentor each other and learn about...

WWF South Africa honours river expert

12 August 2016It's impossible to imagine the planet without water. One woman, Dr Jackie King, has devoted her career to this vital commodity. She...
South Africa has a bulk water plan for KZN

South Africa has a bulk water plan for KZN

Amid the current drought afflicting large parts of South Africa, Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has launched the Lower Tugela Bulk Water Supply Scheme in KwaZulu-Natal. In opening the system, the minister urged people to use and reuse water wisely.

Take action and help each other

Water thumbActive citizenry is needed to overcome the challenges facing the country in helping all residents to realise their human rights, from access to water to equality.

Brand South Africa and partners distribute 100 000 litres of water in Swartruggens

Brand South Africa, the Nelson Mandela Foundation and Operation Hydrate hosted an open dialogue on the culture of human rights in South Africa at Swartruggens, North West, on Saturday 12 March, after which participants distributed hundreds of litres of water to the drought-stricken community of Borolelo.

JAM focuses on basic necessities

wits---thumbFood, clean water and sanitation, education for the youngest members of the community to help them meet their potential – these are the foundations of Joint Aid Management.

Operation Hydrate takes water to dry areas

In a massive, fast-moving initiative, Operation Hydrate has raised R55-million, enabling it to take almost 28 million litres of water to some of the most parched areas of the country. Corporates, civil society and the government have all joined forces in the three-week old drive.

Improved water testing kit ensures water safety

Rhodes University's Dr Catherine Luyt has made significant improvements to a water testing kit that will allow rural residents to make sure their drinking water is safe to use. 

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