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    Lack of Investment in water infrastructure worrying

    As South Africa battles drought-induced water shortages, a South African Cities Network survey has shown that the overall expenditure of the country‚Äôs biggest municipalities declined by 1% between 2009 and 2013. The dry conditions have exposed inadequacies in water infrastructure, with recent reports alleging that the country loses about 37% of potable water through leaking […]

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    SA looks to curb water wastage

    Despite being a water-scarce country, South Africa faces extremely high levels of water wastage with confirmation of loses at municipalities estimated to be close to 50 percent. The government now warns in a report that unless the country starts saving water, fresh surface water availability may not be able to support the growing economy and […]

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    R 670 billion needed for South Africa’s water infrastructure

    Investment in South Africa’s water resources needs to double in the next 10 years if the country is to meet the growing demand, Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa said on Monday. “It’s going to require a lot of money but the demands require us to put more funding into water infrastructure but at […]

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