Unpaid contractors block central Gqeberha with garbage trucks and water tankers

The municipality agreed to pay service providers by next week


Brief | 15 May 2024

Durban households still without water as reservoir levels remain critically low

Residents of Ntuzuma welcomed the arrival of a municipal water truck on Sunday after more than a week without water


Brief | 13 May 2024

Deadline for Makhanda water works upgrades missed – again

Completion of work at the James Kleynhans Water Treatment Works has been extended for the third time in six months


News | 13 May 2024

No water for cooking or washing: KwaNobuhle families battle system breakdown

In one informal settlement, only one of 15 standpipes has water - and only for two hours at a time


News | 25 April 2024

Mpumalanga villagers trek 3km for drinking water

People in Tweefontein Extension N say piped water has been promised since 2017


Brief | 23 April 2024

Limpopo villagers force minister to turn around

Giyani protesters block Senzo Mchunu’s access to water project


News | 23 April 2024

Tshwane shack dwellers say extortion gangs make them pay for water

Municipality says it’s unaware of this


News | 16 April 2024

Abandoned by government, Limpopo villagers plan to sink their own borehole

Only one public borehole is working for 11 villages in Nthabalala


News | 10 April 2024

Tourists return to KZN south coast, but water problems persist

After a decade of water cuts, wealthier areas have insulated themselves, but poorer areas remain at the mercy of a failing system.


News | 2 April 2024

Nurses and patients have to bring their own water to this Limpopo clinic

Nthabalala clinic near Elim has not had running water since mid-2022, according to residents


Brief | 27 March 2024

Protesters block busy Vereeniging road to complain about stalled housing project

Kanana Park residents from Thulamntwana township brought traffic to a standstill on Monday


Brief | 26 March 2024

Durban residents protest for water on Human Rights Day

“How can we celebrate human rights without water?” asks protester


Brief | 21 March 2024

Water: government is failing to realise this human right

Human Rights Day is a reminder that the Constitution’s Bill of Rights guarantees everyone’s right to access clean water


GroundView | 21 March 2024

Vehicles set alight as protesters demand sanitation and water

Nelson Mandela Bay Mayco member promises action on stalled project


Brief | 19 March 2024