Tag Archives: soil and water conservation

Cape Town Will Run Out of Water in April

Cape Town, the capital city of South Africa, is predicted to run out of its water reserves by mid-April of this year. The reason for the water crisis seems to be three years of severe droughts, as well as unsustainable water use by the city’s rapidly growing population. Cape Town’s attempt for water conservation proved to be ineffective, with only ... Read More »

Pointers Perform at Regional Soil Judging Competition

A team of students from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point had a successful weekend at the Region III Collegiate Soil Judging Competition , qualifying for the national competition in March. Soil and waste majors Alec Dix, Levi Campion, Dalton Larson and Jacob Schuh took third place overall at the team competition hosted by Purdue University in Columbus, Indiana.  Each student ... Read More »