6 01, 2021

Cape Town Heat Decreases Dam Levels by Nearly 2% in One Week

January 6th, 2021|General, Water News|Comments Off on Cape Town Heat Decreases Dam Levels by Nearly 2% in One Week

The dam levels in Cape Town have decreased by 1.9% in one week as reported on the 4th of January 2021. The dam levels have steadily declined over the past few months but have rapidly decreased in the past [...]

18 11, 2020

Water Crisis Pending in South Africa by 2025

November 18th, 2020|Water News|Comments Off on Water Crisis Pending in South Africa by 2025

With Cape Town continuing to hold its recovery status nearing the end of 2020, there are large parts of South Africa that, unfortunately, are suffering the consequences. As a result, many industries in the country are affected negatively. It [...]

27 10, 2020

Municipality of Nelson Mandela Bay’s Declares Day Zero

October 27th, 2020|Water News|Comments Off on Municipality of Nelson Mandela Bay’s Declares Day Zero

In the Eastern Cape, the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has been facing extreme water shortages. The Eastern Cape's city officials have been forced to release a statement declaring Day Zero in September, due to worsened infrastructure failures that have [...]

23 10, 2020

Water Restrictions to Be Lifted in Cape Town from 1 November

October 23rd, 2020|Water News|Comments Off on Water Restrictions to Be Lifted in Cape Town from 1 November

The Western Cape has done a remarkable job in recovering its water levels. So much so that it has led to water restrictions planning on being lifted on the 1st of November 2020. The City of Cape Town will [...]

5 10, 2020

The Underwater Earthquake at the Bottom of Africa

October 5th, 2020|Environmental Matters, Water News|Comments Off on The Underwater Earthquake at the Bottom of Africa

On the 27th of September, Cape Town experienced a mild tremor that was felt in the city and throughout the suburbs. There were also aftershocks due to a second earthquake little over an hour thereafter. The first earthquake occurred [...]

25 08, 2020

Winter Rains Continues to Restore the Western Cape’s Water Reserve in 2020

August 25th, 2020|General, Water News|Comments Off on Winter Rains Continues to Restore the Western Cape’s Water Reserve in 2020

After a few years of dry winter conditions, Cape Town's dam levels have restored itself, and on the 17th of August, near the end of winter is recorded 84.0% full. It is incredible for the mother city, which has [...]

14 08, 2020

Oil Spill in Mauritius Indicates a Massive Environmental Crisis

August 14th, 2020|Environmental Matters, General, Water News|Comments Off on Oil Spill in Mauritius Indicates a Massive Environmental Crisis

Mauritius is known as a wondrous island, one that everybody wants to visit and revisit for their holidays to come, but now the island is in trouble. Probably the worst possible thing that could happen to the popular tourist [...]

2 06, 2020

A Struggle Against Flooding in Kenya Persists

June 2nd, 2020|Environmental Matters, Water News|Comments Off on A Struggle Against Flooding in Kenya Persists

“The water will come back.” – Words from Kenyan residents that fear the months of rain that lie ahead. Thus far, the country has seen record-breaking rainfall patterns, which has led to countless devastation in rural communities across the [...]

20 03, 2020

The Venice Canals Clear Up After Two Weeks of Quarantine in Italy

March 20th, 2020|Environmental Matters, General, Water News|Comments Off on The Venice Canals Clear Up After Two Weeks of Quarantine in Italy

Covid-19 may have swept through the world, particularly through Europe and Asia, causing complete havoc and presents itself as though there isn’t any hope to be found. However, there may just be an upside to the entire ordeal. Who [...]

11 03, 2020

Municipalities to Implement Water Cuts Starting 09 March 2020

March 11th, 2020|General, Water News|Comments Off on Municipalities to Implement Water Cuts Starting 09 March 2020

Even though the Gauteng region has received rain, residents are still urged to use water resources sparingly. Given that the North West’s Madibeng local municipality owes $10.5 million in water bills alone, not to mention other municipalities, matters are [...]