IWMI,  the University of Groningen  and the Escuela Politécnica Nacional have released an open-access database providing valuable statistics on water management and energy production in Africa -

Using Deep Learning to predict streamflow in South Africa - We are pleased to report that the WRO initiative has published its first scientific paper in the Journal of Hydroinformatics

Update on the El Niño 2023/2024 development and retrospective for southern Africa-  8 March 2024

The ARC has launched its new Agri-Data Web-portal -> 

We recently presented at UKZN's Centre for Water Resources Research (CWRR) Research on Tap Webinar series. See the presentation here -

The Water Research Observatory featured on Euronews -

Scientists tested 12 bottled waters they bought in Pretoria. Three were toxic. (Business Insider, posted 5 January 2023)

State of the world's drinking water: An urgent call to action to accelerate progress on ensuring safe drinking water for all (WHO report, posted 31 October 2022)

Revision of the National Pricing Strategy for Water Use Charges (commentary period will expire on 18 October 2022) (posted 17 October 2022)

Proposed Revised National Water Resources Strategy (NWRS) (commentary period will expire on 27 October 2022) (posted 16 August 2022)

36th Annual Conference of the South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences (SASAS) 30 October 2022 – 01 November 2022

SSSA Kirkham Conference (Soil physics) (28 August - 2 September 2022 ), Kruger National Park (Skukuza Rest Camp), South Africa