Water News

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.
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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....
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International UNESCO Training Course Examines Satellite Remote Sensing for Water Resources Management

An eight-day international training course on the application of satellite remote sensing and earth observation to support water resources management was hosted in Pietermaritzburg by UKZN’s Centre for Water Resources Research (CWRR),...
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PhD Student Bound for Food Security Centre Summer School in the Philippines

Doctoral student in Agrometeorology in the School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences (SAEES), Mr Joseph Masanganise, has been awarded a scholarship to attend a Summer School in the Philippines...
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Drought still a reality for Pietermaritzburg

While many have hoped the recent, frequent down pours would equate to an end of the dreaded drought situation, it appears that the rain has very inconveniently fallen outside the...
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Action needed to allocate and use water resources more efficiently

by Sean Thornton-Dibb | Jan 12, 2017   A 2016 publication "High and Dry: Climate Change, Water, and the Economy" from The World Bank highlights the need for more efficient...
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Dams stay low as drought persists

by Kamcilla Pillay, The Mercury (10 Jan 2017) | Jan 12, 2017 Drought update in Umgeni catchment: Spring Grove needed to keep Midmar above 50%. HEAVY rains at the weekend...
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