Drought Mauritius

Measures to prevent water wastage effective as from today, 1st December 2020

Announced a few days back, the regulations are effective as from today. Some forbidden activities, when using water supply, regardless of using a water hose or any other apparatus) are washing of vehicles, buildings, lawns and watering.

01 Dec 2020, Yashvin, pages of my life

Water: Mare aux Vacoas at 62.6%

The fear: that the country is found in the same situation as that of the 2011 drought. While Mare aux Vacoas is far from the 29% fill rate displayed this year. But authorities believe that we are already orange alert with a rate of 62.6% to Sunday, October 6 ...

13 Oct 2013, business.mega.mu

Groundwater should be exploited with care, says APEC president

With the drought crisis on the island, authorities have been exploiting all possible resources, including groundwater. The question then is if the authorities will exploit groundwater to such an extent that it may disrupt the environment?

29 Jan 2011, The Independent Daily