#WaterWatch

Koeberg reveals plans to install a desalination plant

Eskom announced plans to install a desalination plant at the Koeberg Nuclear power Station to deal with the Western Cape's water crisis.

Koeberg power station manager, Velaphi Ntuli, says they will soon release a tender for the building of the plant.

The plan is to have the plant up and running by the end of August, says Ntuli.

We want to try and reduce our dependence from the City as much as possible and that's why we are driving this initiative.

Velaphi Ntuli, Koeberg power station manager

According to Ntuli, the entire Koeberg nature reserve uses about 1 300 Kl a day and the power station uses about 357 Kl a day.

To hear more of Eskom's plans, listen below:

Read More

Free water to good home

CapeTalk caller Cath is offering 35000 litres of pool water - and nobody seems interested. Any takers?

Water crisis could have been prevented - water expert

Water expert Professor Mike Muller breaks down what's led to Cape Town's water problem.

Lower than normal rainfall in the Western Cape (and what this means for CT)

Climate scientist Dr Peter Johnstone explains the high-pressure cell, causing less rain than usual at this time of year.

City of Cape Town ratepayers to face new tariff increases

The free 6Kl of water per month will no longer apply to ratepayers owning property valued at R400 000.

Do you have an idea that could change your city? Enter the Ideas World Cup today

Ideas World Cup is the first worldwide ideas competition.

WC dam levels continue to drop despite recent rains

Xanthea Limberg says despite the recent rains in the Western Cape, the water situation remains critical.

5 tips on how to help save stranded baby sea turtles

The Two Oceans Aquarium has asked Cape locals to look out for stranded sea turtles and not to return the creatures to the sea.

[WATCH] I was called names when I grew up, it doesn't bother me - Zuma

Speaking at his birthday celebration in Soweto, Zuma said inequality and unemployment are as a result of land dispossession.

Popular articles
Estate agent Aida admits it’s the source of SA’s largest data hack ever

Estate agent Aida admits it’s the source of SA’s largest data hack ever

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Stuff magazine’s Toby Shapshak.

UCT engineering student creates affordable grey water system

UCT engineering student creates affordable grey water system

Nkosinathi Nkomo came up with a system that could turn grey water into usable water amidst the Cape Town water crisis.

Meet Whitey Basson (the retail guru who turned Shoprite into a R127bn behemoth)

Meet Whitey Basson (the retail guru who turned Shoprite into a R127bn behemoth)

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews the former CEO of Africa’s largest retailer by far.

CT airport shooting attempted hit on gang boss allegedly linked to '28s' -expert

CT airport shooting attempted hit on gang boss allegedly linked to '28s' -expert

A policing expert explains that the airport shooting may be linked to the shooting at a Stellenbosch nightclub this past weekend.

Almost 30 million SA ID numbers compromised after site hacked

Almost 30 million SA ID numbers compromised after site hacked

Independent Marketing Consultant in the Technology Space, Andrew Fraser says this looks like a leak and not a hack.

Cape Town International Airport shooting could be gang related - ACSA

Cape Town International Airport shooting could be gang related - ACSA

The incident happened in the early hours of Wednesday morning.