Cape Town’s water crisis

South African city of Cape Town has been experiencing a severe water crisis, making it come closer to other large cities globally such as Sao Paolo in Brazil that had intermittent water shut-offs in 2015. The Western Cape Province of South Africa has for three years suffered the most sustained…

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Global water database to be developed to help municipalities

Sourcing data on water management from private corporations has been identified by the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as a new way to respond to the water crisis plaguing developing countries. According to a paper by the WRI published this month (March), while extensive…

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