South Africa


  • Industry: Construction
  • Type: Business and industry issue
  • Date: 2013/10/17

Water Sector in South Africa 

The World Economic Forum has identified water supply crises as one of the top 5 global risks in terms of both like likelihood and impact. By 2030, half of the world’s population will live in water stressed catchments.
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South Africa is classified as ‘water stressed’ – the 30th driest country in the world, with 30 percent of SA towns currently in water deficit – it is estimated that there will be a national deficit by 2025.


Clearly, water supply has become a major concern for many economies globally, and increased urbanisation and economic growth present particular challenges.


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Gavin Maile
KPMG Africa Construction Leader
Tel: 27 (0)11 647 7165