CCTV America: Interview with 2030 WRG on importance of improved water infrastructure

News Source: CCTV America Washington DC, 22 March, 2016 – CCTV America’s Rachelle Akkufo interviewed Anders Berntell, Executive Director of the 2030 Water Resources Group about the current situation of water infrastructure on the occasion of World Water Day. Read more: To see the recording please click here >> To see the recording on Youtube, […]

Dow joins 2030 Water Resources Group

WASHINGTON DC, 22 March, 2016 — Today, on World Water Day, The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) signed a collaboration agreement with the 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG) to support its activities at the global and national levels. The partnership will be centered on multi-stakeholder collaboration between public, private and civil society actors in […]

WaterSan Perspective: Water Man of India Urges Disciplined Use of Water in Africa

NEWS SOURCE: WaterSan Perspective Fredrick Mugira March 11, 2016 South Africa’s extreme drought has dried up water supplies for millions of people living in rural parts of the country. Some of the affected people live in Mpumalanga, a rural province in the eastern part of the country. In Mpumalanga, the drought has led to vanishing […]

All Africa: South Africa – Groundwater an Option to Current Water Crisis

News Source: ALLAFRICA Pretoria — South Africans must consider using groundwater on a grand scale to augment the fast diminishing surface water, says Director General of the Department of Water and Sanitation, Margaret-Ann Diedricks. Speaking at a conference of the Water Resources Group (WRG) on Thursday, Diedricks said there was an overreliance on surface water […]

New Vision: Developing countries look to private investors to solve water crisis

NEWS SOURCE: New Vision By Fredrick Mugira Currently, financing for water infrastructure in developing countries comes predominantly from public sources SOUTH AFRICA  – When Rudy Roberts realised the potential of investing in the water sector three years ago, he patterned with the Danish pump manufacturer Grundfos to launch the Mega Water Corporation in South Africa. […]