• http://www.transitionscollective.co.za/blog/?cat=9

    water and sanitation

  • http://www.transitionscollective.co.za/blog/?cat=6

    energy

  • http://www.transitionscollective.co.za/blog/?cat=8

    waste

  • http://www.transitionscollective.co.za/blog/?cat=7

    food security

  • http://www.transitionscollective.co.za/blog/?cat=3

    co-production

  • http://www.transitionscollective.co.za/blog/?cat=5

    eco design

  • http://www.transitionscollective.co.za/blog/?cat=11

    research

water and sanitation

Conventional water supply sanitation and drainage infrastructure is not viable in a resource constrained and climate change affected future. This statement applies as much to low income as it does to high income neighbourhoods. These conventional infrastructure systems are highly conductive of water flows, and much electricity is used in the process of moving water over vast distances. Because low income communities currently have lower levels of infrastructure servicing there is an opportunity to reconfigure the technical systems so that the poor are not locked into unsustainable and expensive resource consumption patterns. We have an opportunity to make critical decisions to ensure that the investments in infrastructure upgrading can become a nucleus around which collective action can drive local economic development. Read more…

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