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    A confluence of new technology and the right to water: experience and potential from South Africa’s constitution and commons
    with Andrew Swan and David Townend
    Ethics and Information Technology 16 (2): 119-134. 2014.
    South Africa’s groundbreaking constitution explicitly confers a right of access to sufficient water. But the country is officially ‘water-stressed’ and around 10 % of the population still has no access to on-site or off-site piped or tap water. It is evident that a disconnect exists between this right and the reality for many; however the reasons for the continuation of such discrepancies are not always clear. While barriers to sufficient water are myriad, one significant factor contributing to …Read more