Green Economy: Decreasing Environmental Pollution

The perfect green economy, on a macro scale, looks to build infrastructure and implement frameworks to create greater economic growth for all. Green Economies create initiatives that protect the basic requirements of human beings and the environment – Technology dictates how fast and effective results are achieved, including efficient or renewable energy, reduced carbon footprint […]

WISA 2022 Biennial Conference & Exhibition 

SANDTON CONVENTION CENTRE  The WISA Biennial Conference & Exhibition is the flagship event of the Southern Africa Water sector where regional and international water professionals get together to share their expertise, knowledge and find probable solutions to over ongoing water challenges.  MEB and FLUENCE are both global companies with 12 years experience in South Africa. A […]

Is Drought Simply the Absence or Shortage Of Rainfall?

Defining a drought is not that easy and it often depends on who you ask, the South African Weather Service explains on its website. Most would consider a drought as a period of unusually dry weather that persists long enough to cause issues such as crop loss and water supply interruptions. But because dry conditions […]

WEBINAR – MABR TECHNOLOGY

As communities face water supply challenges amidst continued population growth, urbanization, prolonged and severe droughts and climate change, water reuse is attracting increasing attention. MEB will be hosting a webinar, solution driven conversations are vital for the future of our country and moving towards a more sustainable way of living.

Microplastics in Water: Threats and Solutions

The problem with plastic, is that it does not decompose, it disintegrates and disseminates. South Africa’s plastics and packaging sector is one of the biggest contributors to the African market. The South African plastics market has been valued at approximately US$3 billion. South Africa accounts for about 0.7% of the world market and per capita consumption of plastic.

Human Rights: Water Poverty in South Africa’s Provinces

Many South African provinces have been suffering with water issues. Administration is suspected to have used the water shortages in the various locations for nefarious ends. Claims of deliberate sabotage continue to plague the public. Too many South Africans experience growing up without clean, safe drinking water.

Water Footprint: Benefits of CO2 accounting

The “water-energy nexus” is a broad term that encourages organizations to understand and consider the relationship between energy and water systems; and their many interrelated tradeoffs. In a future that will almost certainly be characterized by more water shortages, a growing number of extreme weather events and greater efforts to reduce greenhouse gases – it will be increasingly important to consider the interdependencies of these resources.