Ordinary Moroccans bring aid to quake-hit villages amid criticism of official response

Thousands of ordinary citizens are travelling from all over the country to bring aid to survivors of the earthquake Morocco’s route nationale 10 was once a pretty road through the High Atlas mountains connecting Marrakech with Agadir on the Atlantic coast. Winding through a series of steep-sided high valleys, it has now become one of the

UKZN Autumn Graduation 2023

The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) conferred degrees on thousands of students who received their hard-earned qualifications during the 2023 Autumn Graduation ceremonies that took place in May, and a number of CWRR students received their hard-earned degrees.  Dr Robyn Horan was awarded her PhD in Hydrology and her thesis was titled: “Development and Assessment of an Integrated Large-Scale

CWRR Wins NSTF-South32 Award

The National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF) has been recognising outstanding contributions in science, engineering, technology and innovation for the past 25 years, with awards provided in 14 categories. At a prestigious ceremony, dubbed the “Science Oscars”, which was held simultaneously in Johannesburg and Cape Town on the 13th of July, the Centre for Water

UNESCO Webinar – Groundwater for Water Security in Africa

All academics and other stakeholders are warmly welcome to attend the webinar “Groundwater for Water Security in Africa”, arranged by the Centre for Water Resources Research (CWRR), University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), in collaboration with UNESCO IHP and the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW) Pan African Groundwater Programme (APAGroP).

Research on Tap Webinar 2 2020

Dear members and friends of the CWRR We are proud to announce that we have our second CWRR Research on Tap Webinar coming up! Title: Citizen Science for Sustainable Development and Water Security Presenter: Dr. Jim Taylor, CWRR associate, UKZN, and Prof. Jaqui Goldin, University of Western Cape. Date and Time: Wednesday the 2nd December

A Lifetime dedicated to water – Roland Schulze

Roland Schulze – Emeritus Professor of Hydrology at the CWRR of University of KwaZulu-Natal is featured in the May/June 2020 edition of The Water Wheel (Read the entire edition). WW July-August 2020_ WATER PERSONALITY (clipped pages only as pdf)

Opportunity for postdoctoral researcher

Opportunity for postdoctoral researcher on a collaborative project, between the CWRR and IHE Delft, related to water accounting and modelling in the Inkomati Catchment

Message from the CWRR student club

First newsletter edition from the CWRR Hydrators’ Student Club. Here we intend to address current affairs, projects being undertaken by the club, as well as feature CWRR student accomplishments.

CWRR at Irrigation Conference in Bali

1-7 September, three UKZN/CWRR representatives attended the prestigious triennial World Irrigation Forum (WIF) and the 70th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID) International Executive Council Meeting in Bali, Indonesia. The congress provides a unique platform for practitioners of agricultural water management (AWM) to exchange technical knowledge and information, with the main outcomes to strengthen