South Africa

In parched South Africa, water-storing football fields give drought the boot

Students play football on a GreenSource field in South Africa which filters 17 million litres of clean water per year Image: GreenSource

Kim Harrisberg

Water Rights Correspondent, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Share:

The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how South Africa is affecting economies, industries and global issues
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale

Stay up to date:

South Africa

 Children fill up their bottles of water from a GreenSource tap in South Africa on 22 April 2019.
Children fill up their bottles of water from a GreenSource tap in South Africa on 22 April 2019. Image: GreenSource

Have you read?

Don't miss any update on this topic

Create a free account and access your personalized content collection with our latest publications and analyses.

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:

South AfricaClimate ChangeSustainable Development

Share:

Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe today

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

5 lessons from South Africa’s just transition journey

Katie Connolly

September 5, 2022

About Us
Events
Media
Partners & Members
Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2022 World Economic Forum