Drought experts warn against excessive boreholes

As Bay dam levels dip under 10%, nature-based solutions urged and desalination pitfalls flagged

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With dam levels dropping to a perilous new low on Wednesday, business leaders have urged Nelson Mandela Bay decisionmakers to get behind a water-wise vision, boost nature-based solutions like eradicating alien vegetation, hold leaders accountable and consider international best practice.

These urgent recommendations emerged during a webinar on water resilience, co-hosted by the British Chamber of Business in Southern Africa and the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber on Wednesday...

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