Water demand will start outstripping supply by 2019, warns expert

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Dylan Strydom, MD of MICROmega’s Sebata Municipal Solutions.

Strydom is knowledgeable about how water systems in South Africa work and how we can achieve water security.

Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.

We’re heading towards a water crisis.

Dylan Strydom, MD of MICROmega’s Sebata Municipal Solutions

Many of our smaller municipalities are losing 70% of their water. Larger ones are losing about 30%.

Dylan Strydom, MD of MICROmega’s Sebata Municipal Solutions

The droughts have woken our senses in terms of provisioning of water.

Dylan Strydom, MD of MICROmega’s Sebata Municipal Solutions

The supply and demand of water cross over in 2019. If we don’t do something soon it won’t be crisis, but an absolute disaster.

Dylan Strydom, MD of MICROmega’s Sebata Municipal Solutions

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