University taps into JG Afrika’s expertise to ensure water security

University taps into JG Afrika’s expertise to ensure water security

Stellenbosch University is working to reduce its water-footprint. Not only will this provide urgent relief to the Stellenbosch municipal water supply, but it will also serve as a blueprint for many other institutions and businesses exploring ways of conserving this important resource.

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Is Cape Town's drought the new normal?

Is Cape Town's drought the new normal?

Journalists and the general public are asking many questions about the Western Cape drought. What is meant by a drought? Why is the drought happening? Where exactly is the drought occurring? Is this drought caused by climate change? Could it have been predicted? Should we not expect it given Cape Town’s climate?

More recently, however, questions tend to be about how wet the coming year is expected to be. Is it going to be as dry as this past year? Is this drought “The New Normal“?

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SANS 10299: Development, maintenance and management of groundwater resources

SANS 10299: Development, maintenance and management of groundwater resources

SANS 10299: Development, maintenance and management of groundwater resources was the result of a project initiated by the BWA in 1996 to have a set of standards for borehole construction. Find what each standard covers, and how you can order electronic copies.

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Cape Verde's goal is 100% renewable energy by 2025. Why it may just do it.

Cape Verde's goal is 100% renewable energy by 2025. Why it may just do it.

Cape Verde, the small island archipelago nation off Africa’s northwest coast, has set itself a very bold renewable energy target. As part of its “sustainable energy for all” agenda, it has pledged to obtain 100% of its electricity from renewable resources by 2025.

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Rising above the silos

Rising above the silos

If I think back to the many pump installation failures I’ve seen, the idea of "silo mentality" is a common thread running through most of them. Many installations fail due to poor or non-existent communication or lack of a teamwork ethic. In this article, you'll learn some strategies to break down organisational silos so that you, your team, and your organisation, can become more productive.

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