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Water infrastructure to be expanded in Western Cape

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Western Cape dam levels are currently standing at a combined level of 74,3%, compared to 82% for the same...

Gamtoos farmers buckle under stringent water quotas

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Farmers in the citrus-rich Gamtoos River Valley are closing shop amid crippling water restrictions and the prolonged drought. Successive years...

Public support needed to reserve Western Cape dam levels

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes A relatively dry start to the rainfall season is seeing dam levels substantially lower than the same time last...

Water supply, legislation and consumption trends in SA

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes The earth has an abundance of water, covering some 70% of the surface area of our planet. Unfortunately, only...

Invasive alien plants and their impact on wetlands

Invasive alien plants multiply rapidly once they are established in an area, which increases clearing costs and compounds adverse effects on the environment. These...

Science supports groundwater management

The oceans contain 97% of the earth’s water and of the remaining 3%, which is freshwater, 2% is locked up in glaciers and the...