South Africa faces serious challenges when it comes to water. While water is a fundamental resource essential for human health, agriculture, and the environment, South Africa has struggled to provide clean water to its citizens. Our country has a wide variet y of challenges, including inadequate infrastructure, pollution, and climate change. One factor that has had a major impact on water availability in South Africa is “loadshedding”. Loadshedding is a term used to describe planned power outages that occur when the demand for electricity exceeds supply. When loadshedding occurs, water supply can be disrupted, this can lead to water scarcity and potential health risks.
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