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Friday, August 9, 2019 - 18:29 | OOSKAnews
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Widely reported new findings from the World Resources Institute (WRI) paints a disturbing picture of global water stress and concomitant risks.

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Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 19:54 | OOSKAnews
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The Radisson Blu, a leading American luxury hotel brand, located close to the Atlantic Ocean has sunk a borehole under the hotel to access the water source allowing for up to 11 500 liters of...

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 02:00 | SEMIDE
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Nudges for Economics of water tariffs (NEWTS) is a new Water JPI project that aims to analyse the effects of policy mix, combining nudges (soft incentives) and tariff instruments, on socio-economic...

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 19:37 | OOSKAnews
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Urbanization will drive demand for water and increase the competition between cities and agricultural use for water, according to a new study.

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Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 15:49 | OOSKAnews
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The New Development Bank (NDB) has announced plans to double its loan book to $16 Billion USD. Established in 2014 to mobilize resources for infrastructure and sustainable development projects in...

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Monday, April 1, 2019 - 16:44 | OOSKAnews
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Transnet SOC Ltd has given approval for further studies to be conducted into a Sea Water Reverse Osmosis (SWRO) plant at the Port of Cape Town.

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Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 16:24 | OOSKAnews
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The City of Cape Town has dismissed an African National Congress (ANC) lawsuit to have increased water tariffs scrapped as a political ploy. The Democratic Alliance-run City of Cape Town is not fazed...

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Friday, March 8, 2019 - 12:22 | OOSKAnews
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The BNP Paribas Foundation, under its Climate Initiative program, is funding new research at the University of Cape Town (UCT) to examine the human impact on global warming in the global South.

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Monday, February 18, 2019 - 16:17 | OOSKAnews
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The City of Cape Town, South Africa, released its draft water strategy this week, opening the plan to public comment. The strategy comes in the wake of an unprecedented three-year drought when the...

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Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 13:05 | OOSKAnews
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Cape Town is losing 50 billion litres of water every year to thirsty alien trees surrounding the region’s supply dams - equivalent to two months’ water supply effectively going down the drain.

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