‘Tap into groundwater – with care’

‘Tap into groundwater – with care’ Article by Sheree Bega | Listen to this article on the Mail & Guardian website. For James Sauramba, the key to building water resilience in Southern Africa lies right under our feet: groundwater. “Climate change is intensifying,” says Sauramba, the executive director of the Southern African Development Community Groundwater Management Institute.…

Positioning Communities to Weather Climate Change

Positioning Communities to Weather Climate Change The Commissioning of the Chimbiya Trading Centre Safe Water Project in the Dedza District of Malawi. Climate change has aggravated ongoing drought in the Southern Africa region, says Mr Brighton Munyai, SADC Groundwater Management Institute Senior Groundwater Specialist. “The traditional surface water resources that are relied upon by most…

Durability through Cooperation

Durability through Cooperation The picture was taken during the establishment of the LIMCOM Groundwater Committee in Gaborone Botswana. Such collaborations encourages River Basin Organisations to incorporate groundwater in their mandates. Cooperation helps build cohesiveness. And, for the water sector, cooperation can build greater impact and sustainably provide communities with safe and clean water. As climate…