Water

Fish die-off in polluted Milnerton lagoon

City of Cape Town says cause is probably growth of algae

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News | 17 October 2022

Villagers have to dig for water because municipality fails to deliver

Water and Sanitation Department says long-awaited Mogogelo bulk water project has finally been completed

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News | 12 October 2022

There’s nothing here to vandalise, Dunoon residents tell officials on anti-vandalism drive

Don’t lecture us about “water is life” when we have no water, says activist

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News | 10 October 2022

Minister Mchunu apologises for missed deadlines on water project

“We will only believe in the minister when water is running in our villages” says Giyani woman

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News | 7 October 2022

Makhanda warned to brace for more water cuts

Long-awaited water project delayed yet again

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News | 6 October 2022

Limpopo families raise R200,000 to drill their own boreholes

Meanwhile municipality breaks its promise again

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Brief | 3 October 2022

More than two years since construction started, toilets remain incomplete in Free State village

The contract was terminated due to unsatisfactory progress a year ago

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Brief | 3 October 2022

South Coast businesses join forces to provide services municipalities are supposed to provide

“We’re not here to criticise the municipalities. We’ve tried it for years. It doesn’t solve anything.”

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News | 30 September 2022

Government has snubbed us here in Gomora, says 72-year-old Samson Maleka

No toilets, no water, no electricity in Tshwane settlement after 18 years

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News | 28 September 2022

Emalahleni is failing to provide clean drinking water to 500,000 people

People have to use their social grants to buy electricity to boil dirty water

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News | 22 September 2022

We want more toilets and better access to water, say Centurion shack dwellers

But City of Tshwane says it has already provided what it can with its budget

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Brief | 21 September 2022

Sewage seeps into Vaal Dam as Mpumalanga water treatment plants fail

Gauteng drinking water could be threatened if crisis is not fixed

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Feature | 9 September 2022

Ugu municipality defends its record on water

Negative publicity bad for tourism industry, says South Coast tourism body

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Brief | 5 September 2022

Government says Makhado water scheme will be finished next year. But residents have heard this before

The project is five years overdue while the water crisis in Louis Trichardt and surrounding villages is urgent

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Brief | 1 September 2022

KZN south coast tourism threatened by water failures

Fed up Ugu residents say they are mustering to take legal action against the district municipality

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News | 29 August 2022

135 days without water: KZN community at breaking point

Municipal water has not been restored to Tongaat’s 40,000 residents since the April floods

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News | 24 August 2022