Water sector desk: Related news and events


Cape Town has experienced a multi-year drought, and many residents and businesses have started using alternative water sources. Read more


GreenCape, in conjunction with the City of Cape Town and 100 Resilient Cities, have published a series of case studies showcasing practical examples of resilience in action in Cape Town. Read more


GreenCape, in conjunction with the City of Cape Town and 100 Resilient Cities, have published a series of case studies showcasing practical examples of resilience in action in Cape Town. Read more


Due to the recent drought in the Western Cape, many companies in Cape Town have turned to groundwater exploration to ensure security of water supply. Read more


GreenCape has been working with companies to showcase examples of alternative and reduced water use in their respective business sectors. Read more


Employment opportunityThe Western Cape is a water scarce region, and there is a growing need for technologies and solutions that improve the efficiency of water use and management of water quality.... Read more


NOTE: Proposal deadline extended until 18 January 2018 Cape Town has experienced a multi-year drought, and many residents and businesses have started using alternative water sources and will continue to do so.... Read more


GreenCape has been working with companies to showcase examples of alternative and reduced water use in their respective business sectors. Read more


GreenCape has been working with companies to showcase examples of alternative and reduced water use in their respective business sectors. Read more


GreenCape have been working with companies to showcase example of alternative and reduced water use in their respective business sectors. Read more


GreenCape has been working with companies to showcase examples of alternative and reduced water use in their respective business sectors. Read more


GreenCape has been working with companies to showcase examples of alternative and reduced water use in their respective business sectors. Read more


GreenCape has been working with companies to showcase examples of alternative and reduced water use in their respective business sectors. Read more


GreenCape has been working with companies to showcase examples of alternative and reduced water use in their respective business sectors. Read more


GreenCape has been working with companies to showcase examples of alternative and reduced water use in their respective business sectors. Read more


GreenCape have been working with companies to showcase example of alternative and reduced water use in their respective business sectors. Read more


The GreenCape Sector Development Agency and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) invites all innovators, start-ups, and businesses to pitch their water innovations or products to a panel of... Read more


The Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) an entity of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) was established in terms of the TIA Act, 2008 (Act No. Read more


GreenCape has collated some pertinent data points and developed a Cape Town Drought Timeline documenting the events that led up to the 2017/18 water crisis until the present day. Read more


Businesses are investing in water efficiency solutions and alternative water sources due to the drought. Read more


GreenCape will be hosting two Drought Support Workshop events for industrial companies located in Montague Gardens and Stikland Industria and Surrounds. Read more


On the 3rd of May 2018, WWF South Africa and GreenCape hosted a workshop on the current water situation and what it means for businesses in the Epping Industria area. Read more


The Western Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism (DEDAT) have commissioned an Economic Impact Survey in response to the ongoing drought. Read more


On 26 March 2018, Wesgro and GreenCape hosted a dialogue engagement to discuss how best to turn the water crisis into an opportunity for economic growth and job creation in... Read more


On Friday, 23 March 2018, GreenCape hosted a Sustainable Water Use Workshop for SMME’s in the Food and Beverage Industry. Read more


GreenCape and Food SA is set to host a Sustainable Water Use Workshop for the Food and Beverage Industry on Friday, 23 March 2018 from 10h00 - 13h00. Read more


On the 6th of December, the Western Cape government and the City of Cape Town hosted a groundwater information event. Read more


On the 29th of November, the City of Cape Town hosted a drought crisis meeting and exhibition event. Read more


Sarebi is looking for entrepreneurs working in water for their Water Enterprise Development Programme. Read more


GreenCape and the Western Cape Government are hosting an information session entitled: Opportunities for groundwater use in the Western Cape. Read more


Cullinan & Associates are running a workshop on environmental/green business hot topics - specifically those areas with recent legal amendments and important implications for businesses. Read more


On the 19th of October 2017 the City of Cape Town (CoCT) hosted an energy, water and waste forum. Read more


GreenCape is recruiting a Water Sector Desk. Read more


The City of Cape Town and partners at the ‘Energy, Water and Waste Forum’ (previously the Energy Efficiency Forum) are hosting a Forum meeting and exhibition focussed on the water... Read more


The Western Cape government have issued a final call for applicants for the Premier's Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards (PERA). Read more


On 9 May 2017, GreenCape hosted a special water briefing session arranged by the City of Cape Town (CoCT) for industrial and commercial water users in the City. Read more


The Western Cape is a water scarce region, and there is a growing need for technologies and solutions that improve the efficiency of water use and management of water quality. Read more


GreenCape is currently running a 3-year project titled: “Towards Sustainable Economic Development in Water Constrained Catchments: Tools to Empower Decision Making”. Read more


The Barclays Accelerator is hiring 9 very talented entrepreneurs, designers & developers to join the Associate program for the upcoming program based in Cape Town (May – August 2017). Read more


Applications are now open for the Thoalana Enterprise Programme. Applications can be submitted online through the SAB website. Read more


GreenCape has released its market intelligence report for businesses and investors in the water sector, highlighting water saving opportunities for homes and industry. Read more


We are proud to announce the publication of GreenCape’s 2017 market intelligence reports, covering key green economy sectors: Utility-scale renewable energy Energy services Agriculture Waste Water Who are they for?Our reports are for investors and businesses... Read more


The art of saving water Cape Town is experiencing one of its worst droughts ever, and everyone is doing their bit to conserve water. Read more


During Western Cape Premier Helen Zille’s State of the Province address on 17 February 2017, she highlighted numerous green economy successes. Read more


The official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency for the Western Cape, Wesgro, are inviting stakeholders to participate in its Export Advancement Programme. Read more