At UCT our researchers have been analysing the causes of the current drought, monitoring water usage on campus and in the city, and looking for ways to save water while there is still time. As part of UCT’s water-saving campaign, all members of the campus community are encouraged to reduce their water use by half, which will help Cape Town to meet its water-use goals and ensure a water-sustainable university in the future.
Peninsula Paddle: 10 years on
The upcoming Peninsula Paddle, in partnership with UCT’s Future Water Institute, will continue to challenge the City of Cape Town about the state of the city’s waterways.
12 Aug 2019
Managing the Berg River Dam overflow
Dr Kevin Winter, from UCT’s Future Water Institute, argues that the health of the Berg River Dam and river system requires a comprehensive monitoring plan.
30 Jul 2019