Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, Buyelwa Sonjica confirmed that short-term emergency steps have been introduced to reduce and treat uncontrolled Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) from the West Rand.
Everyone in South Africa seems to have noticed that the weather is unusual. Depending on where you live and who you’re asking, it’s either hotter, colder, wetter or drier than anyone can remember. So, as we head into the next change of season, the question being asked by researchers at the Ndlovu Node of the South African Environmental Observation Network (SAEON) is what exactly is happening?
The Magaliesberg Biosphere held its first “Living Naturally” festival at Alpha Training Centre, Broederstroom, on March 13. Organised in collaboration with the Rhenosterspruit Nature Conservancy, this festival will become an annual event to highlight the contribution the Biosphere makes to Gauteng and North West Province.
The Minister of Water Affairs, Ms Buyelwa Sonjica announces National Water Week (15-21 March 2010) to "mobilize citizens to appreciate the value of water as a scarce natural resource and this year it focuses on the important aspect of water conservation and demand management".
Minister, that message needs to first be directed to government, in all its tiers.
Presentations at a Water Sector Capacity and Skills Development Conference held in Port Elizabeth painted a bleak picture of the current state of skills in the water services sector in South Africa.
Recently unveiled at the ongoing 2013 Seoul Motor Show, the E4U is a one-seater that can move easily in any direction. It travels on a rotating front sphere and two rear training-wheel-like supports. Propulsion is
In spite of technology and all the gadgets we now have available to be paperless, paper is still a part of every office. In the future we may be able to re-use the printed page by un-printing it.
The technology relies on nano-second bursts of laser energy to remove the toner from the page. And that can be done up to five times.