Water: 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


The City of Cape Town has released a draft Resilience Strategy which is now available for public comment. 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


The Department of Water and Sanitation at the City of Cape Town has released the latest Water Outlook Report detailing the latest information and update on the status of the... Read more


The Water Technologies Demonstration Programme (WADER) invites innovative water and sanitation technology developers and vendors to submit an expression of interest (EOI) to participate in the WADER Water Accelerator. 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


On the 10th October 2018, The GreenCape Sector Development Agency and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) hosted the Innovations for Water Resilience Competition in Cape Town. 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


GreenCape was awarded the Top Gender Empowered Company in the Energy and Utilities sector at the prestigious Standard Bank Top Women Awards last night at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg. Read more


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


The Western Cape Government would like to find out more about your business to establish where they can refine Government interventions to assist your business to grow while reducing youth... Read more


On Thursday 28 June 2018, GreenCape hosted an event on the findings of a study commissioned by the The Danish Environmental Protection Agency. 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


The first highly cost-effective solar powered desalination plant in South Africa will be commissioned by the end of October 2018 at Witsand, Hessequa Municipality, Western Cape. Read more


Business Boost Programme  The Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) invites you to participate in the Business Boost Programme; an 8 month long programme that will enhance the competitiveness of your business... 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 the 20th of March, the City of Cape Town and SA Facilities Management Association (SAFMA) with support from Old Mutual, GreenCape and Western Cape Government hosted an interactive drought... Read more


On the 20th of March the City of Cape Town with support from Old Mutual, GreenCape and Western Cape Government hosted an alternative water workshop for plumbers. 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


The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) will be hosting the 11th Green Building Convention at the Century City Convention Centre, Cape Town, from 3 – 5 October 2018. Read more


Opportunity in the time of crisis: A dialogue on strengthening the water sector in the Western Cape Wesgro and GreenCape cordially invite you to participate in a dialogue on the approach... 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 28 February 2018, GreenCape hosted an event on ‘Water Security in the Construction Industry’. Read more


On the 21 February 2018, GreenCape together with Cape Clothing and Textile Cluster hosted an Industry Support Roundtable to assist businesses in the Clothing, Textiles, Footwear and Leather industry in... Read more


On 14 February 2018, GreenCape hosted a Basement Water Reuse Workshop Event. Read more


Sarebi, together with Stop Reset Go, the Cape Town Science Centre, concerned organisations, business leaders, and design shapers, have organised a citizen based event to develop innovative design solutions for the water... Read more


The City of Cape Town’s Water and Sanitation Department has released the revised Water Outlook 2018 Report. 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


GreenCape won three Ecologic Awards at the annual Ecologic Awards ceremony held at the CSIR International Conference Centre in Pretoria last night. Read more


Are you a self-motivated, creative and organised bright spark who writes well, learns quickly and is happy to have multiple projects on the go? If so, then this role may... Read more


Wesgro notes US President Donald Trump’s intended withdrawal from the Paris Agreement with regret. Read more


On May 30th GreenCape launched it's Annual Report for the 2016/17 financial year - the first of it's kind for the organisation. 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 for the Global Cleantech Innovation Programme of SA (GCIP-SA) are now open and the closing date is 26th April 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