Latest Past Events

Citizen Science symposium


WaterCAN alongside Water Research Commission, Department of Water and Sanitation, South African National Biodiversity Institute, and UNICEF will be hosting an online Water Symposium hosted by our very own Dr Ferrial Adam. The main aim of the water symposium is to explore ways to strengthen citizen science across the SADC region and to establish a [...]

WaterCAN water testing week

Welcome to the WaterCAN network of activist citizen scientists to test water between the 14th to 18th September 2022. South Africa’s water resources are in a dire state and requires all of us become water guardians to monitor and protect this precious resource. This is just the beginning of testing our drinking water. As we [...]

Webinar: Sewage pollution: a violation of basic human rights

South Africa’s water resources, sanitation services and infrastructure are in a dire state. Billions of litres of industrial pollution, pharmaceutical wastewater, mine waste and untreated sewage are being released into our rivers and oceans every day. This needs to stop. The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) is excited to announce the launch of its Water [...]