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Auckland’s drought: fate or failure?

On Aug 25, 2020
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Mayor Phil Goff is calling it a one-in-200-year drought. But is that really what's caused the Auckland water crisis? A special Newsroom report by Nikki Mandow

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On Aug 25, 2020
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RT @tim12rob: Finally, an article that actually talks about consumption - and how much more Aucklanders use than many other countries. Well done Newsroom. https://t.co/pgKvIJxWe5
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Auckland’s drought: fate or failure?

Auckland’s drought: fate or failure?

Mayor Phil Goff is calling it a one-in-200-year drought. But is that really what's caused the Auckland water crisis? A special Newsroom report by Nikki Mandow

South Africa: Opinion - the Myth of Day Zero - What We Got Wrong With Water

South Africa: Opinion - the Myth of Day Zero - What We Got Wrong With Water

Opinion - Here's to 2020 being a turning point once and for all on water management

The Merchants of Thirst

The Merchants of Thirst

In Nepal and many other countries, private tanker operators profit from growing water scarcity.

Cape Town’s Harrowing Journey to the Brink of Water Catastrophe

Cape Town’s Harrowing Journey to the Brink of Water Catastrophe

This original version of this post by Brett Walton appeared on Circle of Blue.This is what a water panic looks like in a major global city.People hoard water. They queue for hours, well ...

11 Smart Water Technology Startups for Smart Cities

11 Smart Water Technology Startups for Smart Cities

About one in three people on the planet currently lack access to safe drinking water, according to the World Health Organization. You might recall that Cape Town nearly ran out of fresh ...

Rainfall and groundwater use in rural Kenya

Rainfall and groundwater use in rural Kenya

/ Science of the Total Environment 649 (2019) 722–730a Improved sources include: piped water, boreholes or tubewells, protected dug wells, p b Baseline estimates (2015) for population ...

Danish company seeks long-term role in Myanmar’s water security

Danish company seeks long-term role in Myanmar’s water security

While issues like aquifer depletion, groundwater contamination, overpopulation, extreme flooding and droughts grab headlines in coverage of ...

Transitions to freshwater sustainability

Transitions to freshwater sustainability

These include mismatches between supply and demand; the continued failure to meet basic human needs for water and sanitation; expanding ecological degradation due to extraction of water ...

Building a Water Resilient City: Cape Town Through the Drought

Building a Water Resilient City: Cape Town Through the Drought

In the face of a looming ‘Day Zero,’ the people of Cape Town reduced water consumption by more than 50 percent when compared to pre-drought levels. This im