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DWS appoints contractors on an emergency basis to unblock the sewer system in the Vaal

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th April 2021 The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) will appoint 18 contractors, on an emergency basis, to accelerate unblocking the pollution within the sewage system of the Vaal river and the local households in the Vaal area, particularly in the Emfuleni local municipality, to allow for better flows.... 

Xylem Africa, SOS and the Bloekombos community reclaim a valuable park

31st March 2021 Xylem Africa has partnered with SOS NPO to help clean and reinvigorate a park in the Bloekombos informal community. Natural and green spaces are essential to our well-being, particularly among modern society's pressures and demands. The Japanese even have a phrase for this, shinrin-yoku or... 

1st international edition of the Blue Ocean Awards will take place in South Africa on the 11th of May 2021

By: Creamer Media Reporter      23rd March 2021 The Blue Ocean Awards team, the French Embassy in South Africa, the City of Tshwane, Michelin, Veolia and MEDEF International announce the 1st edition of the South African Blue Ocean Awards. The winners will be announced on the 11th of May 2021 during the ceremony taking place at the French... 

Water Resource Management – a world-wide concern as we celebrate World Water Day

By: Creamer Media Reporter      19th March 2021 Scarcity of fresh water has become an unavoidable and serious threat. By John Conboy – Danfoss Drives Director – Danfoss Middle East & Africa 

World Water Day: Valuing water

By: Creamer Media Reporter      19th March 2021 This World Water Day, Kavita Kalicharran, Group Environmental Sustainability Manager at Tiger Brands, reflects on the complex value that water plays in our everyday lives and how we can better manage this irreplaceable natural resource.  The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 is... 

Khato Civils Announce African Expansion To Tackle $US35bn Water Infrastructure Shortfall

15th March 2021 USD 35-billion per year is needed to tackle Africa’s water crisis. South African firm Khato Civils announces African expansion and calls for AfCFTA to be the catalyst to build Africa’s water infrastructure. 

DWS lays out plan to minimise Vaal river pollution  

By: Marleny Arnoldi     12th March 2021 The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has undertaken to expedite a strategic intervention to significantly minimise the impact of raw sewerage seeping into the Vaal river and its tributaries in the southern Gauteng region. DWS earlier in March appeared before the Portfolio Committee on... 

Call for nominations to serve on third NPC now open

By: Simone Liedtke     1st March 2021 Nominations are now open for persons to be considered for appointment to the National Planning Commission (NPC) for the next five years. The next commission will serve during the challenging aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic, a time during which economic and social recovery and reconstruction... 

NPC outlines the National Water Security Framework   

By: Natasha Odendaal     19th February 2021 The National Planning Commission’s (NPC’s) National Water Security Framework (NWSF) covers what is required to holistically protect South Africa’s scarce water resources, however, the country is weak in implementation. NPC commissioner Dr Pulane Molokwane, discussing the plan during a stakeholder... 

Job initiative to train youths to install solar geysers made from recyclable materials

By: Schalk Burger     12th February 2021 Youth employment organisation Lulaway's social impact division Lulalab Foundation has developed a youth employment initiative that trains youths to assemble, install and maintain gravity-fed solar geysers that are made from recycled materials in informal settlements. The pilot phase of the... 

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