Water: Facts and Futures
And now that we have a heightened sense of the worth and importance of water, we want to know more about it and our future prospects. Where does it come from? Who has it? Why is it so polluted? What lives in it? Who is responsible for it? What can we do to secure a better (wetter?) future? What are my water rights?
South Africans increasingly want to know the facts behind our water system, and whether we are headed in right direction for a sustainable future with enough water to meet our needs. Water: Facts and Futures introduces the reader to the interesting facts behind the state of our nation’s water. This is the tip of the iceberg, and we encourage you to dig deeper in the many comprehensive sources of information available. We have also shared some signposts for the future, some of the success stories that South Africans can be proud of. These are examples that can lead us to a sustainable low-water future.