CAPE TOWN (WCN)—The availability of potable water is already a source of some tension among Southern African countries and climate-change models are predicting increasing pressure on this dwindling resource, adding fuel to a mounting pyre of threats to human security.

Interviews with scientists such the University of the Western Cape’s (UWC’s) Chairholder and director of the UNESCO Chair in Geohydrology, Professor Yongxin Xu, and hydrologist at OneWorld Sustainable Investments Arthur Chapman reveal that water scarcity is an increasing threat to stability in the SADC region—one for which sustainable solutions need to be reached soon.

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Tel: (021) 421 6996.

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