Membership

At a recent meeting, the new WCC Board recommended simplification of the membership structure as part of a number of amendments to the OCF constitution which will be put to the members at a forthcoming general meeting. In future there will be only 3 categories of membership: individual, organisational and corporate. The membership fee in all cases is R200. Members …

Municipality to raise funds for water cleaning projects

Thohoyandou – A group of Limpopo women who have been volunteering to clean natural springs in their village may soon have a lucrative business. The 12 women have been cleaning two springs in Mphagane and Sheshe villages outside Thohoyandou since July 2011 under the national Adopt a River Project. Our municipality will make sure that the volunteers get funding so …

Increasing demand and climate change threaten global water

An unprecedented rise in the demand for food, rapid urbanization and climate change are significantly threatening global water supplies, according to a United Nations report released today, which stresses that a radical new approach to managing this essential resource is needed to be able to sustain future consumption levels. The UN World Water Development Report, which will be launched at …

Solar flare: SA is safe

24 January 2012 – 13:42 By Hannah Keal If you have received a message doing the rounds warning of the potential damaging fall out from a huge solar flare, the good news is experts say there is no cause for alarm. Newswatch has touched base with Dr. Pierre Cilliers, a research physicist at the Space Science Directorate of the SA …