Eco-Friendly Alternatives: Quantifying the Water Footprint of Paper

We all remember the panic during the coronavirus pandemic, when people started to stockpile disposable surgical masks, toilet paper, tissues, sanitary wipes and other paper-based hygiene products and the demand skyrocketed.  In 2020 South Africa consumed 1 992 424 metric tonnes per annum or an approximate average of 35kgs per capita consumption per person. The […]

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.

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.

The Six Water Governance Pillars of South Africa

What is water governance? Water governance covers the way in which South Africa allocates and regulates the management of water and other natural resources and broadly encompasses official and unofficial institutions with which authority is exercised. The term for discussing this combination of formal and informal institutions is coined as distributed governance.