Department to hand over draft water master plan in October

Department to hand over draft water master plan in October

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has until the second week of October to submit a draft National Waterand Sanitation Master Plan to the Portfolio Committee on Water and Sanitation. The development of the master plan is aimed at ensuring effective oversight over the department and ensuring implementation of water policy, while allowing for decisive decision-making when it comes to the scarce commodity. While the committee […]

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Smallholder farmers must adapt to survive current times

Focus on improving farm management and exploring high-yield farming methods have never been more important for smallholder farmers than at present, says FNB Agriculture information and marketing head Dawie Maree. In a statement released on Thursday, he stressed that the industry was facing its most severe drought in 23 years, among other economic challenges, therefore, […]

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Atmospheric water provides bottled water alternative

Sustainable drinking water solutions provider Cirrus Water Management (CWM) installs atmospheric water generators as a healthier alternative to bottled water, which is also more cost effective and features a much-reduced carbon footprint. A gas and mining exploration project, in Mozambique, installed an atmospheric water generator in January this year. Other projects using the generators include […]

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Robot manufacturer showcases drones at Cisco Live

Drone and robot developer CyPhy Works showcased its LVL1 drone at Cisco Live in San Diego, in the US, on Wednesday.  The drone was also launched on crowdfunding website Kickstarter and fulfilled technology giant Cisco’s aim of connecting everything to the Internet, with the drone equipped with WiFi and global positioning system (GPS) capabilities. Cisco […]

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