Articles for Steve Kretzmann

Free State drinking water polluted by sewage

Winburg one of many towns in the province with unsafe drinking water

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News | 3 August 2022

River Club contempt of court hearing pushed back another week

And a move to depose Tauriq Jenkins as supreme high commissioner of the Goringhaicona Khoi Khoin Indigenous Traditional Council is struck from the urgent roll by High Court

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News | 28 July 2022

Half of South Africa’s sewage treatment works are failing

Green Drop report reveals scale of pollution but also clouds the picture

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Feature | 21 June 2022

Diarrhoea cases in children surge in Cape Town

This spike comes after several years of improvement. A public health expert is worried that sewage spills might be the cause

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Feature | 6 May 2022

City of Cape Town probe into vlei water reveals contaminated samples

Closure of vleis probably prolonged by presence of other pathogens in tests

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News | 16 March 2022

Hospital porters protest, block entrance to Groote Schuur

Porters lost their jobs when a new contractor was appointed

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Brief | 1 March 2022

Rietvlei opened again after City water quality tests found to be out of kilter

Milnerton Aquatic Club expresses gratitude to new Mayco member responsible for water and sanitation

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News | 15 February 2022

Broke municipality can’t provide basic services but it pays managers massive travel allowances

Amahlathi Local Municipality has a history of financial mismanagement

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Feature | 11 February 2022

City acts to clarify discrepancy in Rietvlei water quality tests

Tests conducted by Milnerton club contradict City’s tests that found high E. coli levels

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News | 4 February 2022

Landmark River Club case tests heritage rights

Court hears arguments over R4.5 billion development which would include an Amazon headquarters

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News | 24 January 2022

City of Cape Town falling short of directive to clean up Milnerton Lagoon

Green Scorpions finds City is not compliant with all its instructions

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News | 14 December 2021

River Club was not on Amazon’s short list - court papers

Doubt cast on argument that blocking the R4.5 billion development would cost thousands of jobs

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News | 2 December 2021

Media executive linked to River Club developer

CEO of Cape Town media company has boardroom connections to developer’s interests

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News | 30 November 2021

Cape Town’s polluted vleis costing jobs

Sewage spills are damaging local businesses and international tourism

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News | 29 October 2021

Elections 2021: Mogale City in the dumps

High unemployment, crumbling public facilities and failing infrastructure are commonplace in Krugersdorp

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News | 28 October 2021

Elections 2021: This municipality is an exception in Gauteng

Midvaal gets clean audit, but some families still live in grim conditions

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Feature | 21 October 2021