Thirsty Three: A Water-Focused Graphic Novel for Teens

Thirsty Three: A Water-Focused Graphic Novel for Teens

The WRC has created South Africa’s first water-focused graphic novel series. The novel is aimed at children aged between 11 and 15. It is envisaged that this graphic novel series will go a long way towards sharing the South African water story with a new generation of South Africans in a language with which that they can identify.

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Ensuring reliable groundwater supply in rural areas

A recently completed Water Research Commission (WRC) study has looked to improve the sustainability of rural groundwater supply. The study has confirmed the potential of groundwater as a sustainable water supply for rural community on condition that operating rules are maintained.

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South Africa's "parched prospects" and what we can do to quench the thirst

South Africa's "parched prospects" and what we can do to quench the thirst

An overview and short analysis of the report carried out by the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) with the Water Research Commission (WRC) entitled "Parched Prospects II: A revised long-term water supply and demand forecast for South Africa".

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South Africa’s first mine-water atlas is currently underway

South Africa’s first mine-water atlas is currently underway

The ongoing Water Research Commission-funded study, the South African Mine Water Atlas, will provide water managers and policy makers with a comprehensive reference on the extent of mine-influenced water in the country, both on the surface and underground. It will assist in good management, regulation and setting policy. Once completed, it will be the most comprehensive document of its kind in South Africa. 

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