In 2015 - 2016, members of the South African Water Caucus embarked on 'The Changing Practice' course, offered by the Environmental Learning Research Centre at Rhodes University. The project was coordinated by EMG, with funding from the WRC, and the course was intended to boost SAWC member's capacity to monitor the NWRS2. The participants were grouped according to provincial water caucuses, in three provinces - Mpumalanga, Western Cape and Gauteng (the Vaal). Each group worked on a collaborative change project which they wrote up as a case study. Below are the participants final case study booklets.

'Devices put livelihoods at risk in Dunoon' by Thabo Lusithi and Manelisi James (Western Cape Water Caucus)


'Saving Moholoholo' by December Ndhlovu, Patricia Mdluli and Alex Mashile (Mpumalanga Water Caucus)

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'Water and Tradition' by Mduduzi Tshabalala, Thandiwe Ngcanga and Samson Mokoena (Gauteng Water Caucus)


Water & Climate Change - Resources

Water and climate change - an exploration for the concerned and curious (2011) ed. Jessica Wilson, EMG, Cape Town - Hardcopy for R60, or download it in sections -- Main Text (2.1MB), Photo Essay (2.4MB), Guest Essays (380KB)  

Water demand management's shadow side: Tackling inequality and scarcity of water provision in Cape Town (2012) Taryn Pereira and Jessica Wilson, EMG Water & Climate Change Research Series Report 7 (315KB PDF)

The Energy-Water Nexus: Energy demand on water resources (2012) Brenda Martin & Robert Fischer, EMG Water & Climate Change Research Series Report 5 (973KB PDF)

You can't have your gas and drink your water (2012) Liane Greeff, EMG Water & Climate Change Research Series Report 6 (1.3MB PDF)

Drought in Eden: An exploration of municipality responses, community impacts and lesson for water and climate change from the 2009/10 drought in the southern Cape (2010) Taryn Pereira (1.8MB)

Climate Change and Water Services in SA (2009) Jessica Wilson & Taryn Pereira, EMG (500KB)

Climate change mitigation in the water sector: or how to reduce the carbon footprint of water (2009) Taryn Pereira, EMG (1.7MB)

Household Impacts of Water management Devices (2009) Taryn Pereira, EMG (128KB)

Water Handbook for South African activist and decision makers in urban areas (2008), Jessica Wilson EMG (2nd edition)

Straight Talk: To strengthen delivery in the water services sector (2009) Water Dialogues SA Syntheses Report, Ed. Mary Galvin,Water Dialogues SA

The story of an international multistakeholder process (2009) Chapman & Mancini  The Water Dialogues, London

A guide to multistakeholder work (2009) Hilary Colby, The Water Dialogues, London

Thirstyville is not for sale (2003) Illustrated by Carlos Amato, EMG