Our Olifants News

Rest In Peace Dineo


It is with the greatest of sadness that the Association for Water and Rural Development (AWARD) deliver to you today the heartbreaking news of the death of one of its employees, Dineo Eudia Shubane.

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Why landfilling remains ‘a necessary reality’ for now


​South Africa’s most densely populated province, Gauteng, is faced with many waste management challenges. This includes legal compliance, the environmentally sound practices of landfilling and the implementation of alternative waste management solutions.

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Shift to circular water economy holds much promise


For decades, people have been using fresh water faster than nature can replace it, contributing in some regions to hunger, disease, conflict and migration. This is according to a report released by the United Nations in an effort to raise awareness about water security around the globe.

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P&G to raise 500,000 days of clean water


​Conscious of the water disaster currently being faced by South Africans, Procter & Gamble (P&G) South Africa has a goal to raise 500,000 days of clean water to tackle these water issues, as part of its Children's Safe Drinking Water (CSDW) Programme.

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Did you know

1. The Olifants River is approximately 560 kilometres in length.

2. Our Olifants is polluted