South Africa’s Water Challenges

  South Africa at a glance South Africa is about twice the size of the state of Texas, with a population of ~50 million [1]. Although its average annual rainfall is half of the annual global average rainfall (492 mm vs. …
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South Africa’s Drought: A Wake-up Call?

Agriculture: The biggest (and most wasteful) consumer of freshwater A study conducted by University of Twente researchers in the Netherlands has found that about 4 billion people worldwide are suffering from water shortage — driven by population increase, wasteful water consumption …
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