South African metropolitans are heading for a major water crisis in 2020, a former director general of the Department of Water Affairs has warned.
Mike Muller, who now serves as an adjunct professor at the University of the Witwatersrand and sits on the National Planning Commission, said at a Water and Energy Forum in Sandton this [...]
Johannesburg – South African metropolitans are heading for a major water crisis in 2020, a former director general of the department of water affairs has warned.
Mike Muller, who now serves as an adjunct professor at the University of the Witwatersrand and sits on the national planning commission, said at a Water and Energy Forum in [...]
Johannesburg – The government’s handling of the national water crisis was its most serious blunder in 2010, trade union Solidarity said on Wednesday.
“In a country afflicted by a scarcity of water, a fast-growing population and ageing infrastructure, our water predicament has now become a ticking timebomb,” union spokesperson Ilze Nieuwoudt said, listing the government’s top [...]
China may have found an environmentally friendly way to save money while easing congestion on city roads, Engadget reports.
Instead of spending millions to widen roads, the Shenzhen Huashi Future Parking Equipment company is developing a “3D Express Coach” (also called a “three-dimensional fast bus”) that will allow cars less than two metres high to travel [...]
Port Elizabeth – The green pitch at Port Elizabeth’s World Cup stadium has become an island in a sea of brown, exempt from water limits imposed due to a drought that has scorched the land outside.
Five people work day and night to maintain the grass inside the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, designed to resemble a [...]