Get on board with the new water use licence system

Get on board with the new water use licence system

The process for water use licence applications (WULAs) is improving with an on-line system being put in place by the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS), according to SRK Consulting principal environmental scientist Jacky Burke, the leader of SRK’s WULA Group in Johannesburg who hosted a workshop on the topic last month.

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Why we're drilling into the world's highest glacier on Everest with a converted car wash

Why we're drilling into the world's highest glacier on Everest with a converted car wash

For nearly 100 years, Mount Everest has been a source of fascination for explorers and researchers alike. While the former have been determined to conquer “goddess mother of the world” – as it is known in Tibet – the latter have worked to uncover the secrets that lie beneath its surface. Our research team is no different. We are the first group trying to develop understanding of the glaciers on the flanks of Everest by drilling deep into their interior.

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