WATER

Taps dry for three weeks in rural KwaZulu-Natal

Residents of Emakhabeleni say their water supply has been on and off since 2018

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21 September 2021

Joburg can no longer rely on its water supply

Demand often exceeds supply as infrastructure crumbles

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10 September 2021

Taps run dry as water crisis deepens in Makhanda

“The recent rains haven’t had the desired impact on our dams” says municipality

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7 September 2021

Lack of clean water in Hammanskraal is a violation of rights, says SAHRC

Families say they can’t drink the brown and slimy water coming out of their taps

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7 September 2021

Water tests show dangerous levels of bacteria in Zandvlei, Zeekoevlei, and Rietvlei

Months after vleis closed, City makes results public

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6 September 2021

Baby drowns in tub filled with water from leaking shack

Khayelitsha residents demand better living conditions

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2 September 2021

Taps keep running dry in Louis Trichardt

Residential areas and the town centre have been without reliable water for over a month

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18 August 2021

Eastern Cape village without water since 2019

A pensioner says she has to use the little money she has to pay youths to collect water from a neighbouring community

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12 August 2021

Rural families battle to get water although they live near a dam

“How unfair is that? It’s a joke,” says resident

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6 August 2021

Makana municipality “has a serious service delivery problem, especially with water”

Residents told there will be more water outages this week

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2 August 2021

Protesters demanding water stone cars in Dunoon

Residents in Zwelitsha informal settlement have been without potable water for weeks

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6 July 2021

Limpopo villagers have to buy their drinking water

Taps stopped working in Mabendenge five years ago

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24 June 2021

“I grabbed my son and a suitcase packed with clothes” says fire victim describing a chaotic scene

More than 50 Capetonians have been left in the rain with nowhere to sleep tonight

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22 June 2021

Protesters shut down dam in Limpopo

Villagers say they live metres from the dam but their water supply is intermittent

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2 June 2021

Shack dwellers install their own taps and toilets

8,000 families in Khayelitsha find ways to cope without city services

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2 June 2021

5,000 Siqalo households have no water during the day

City of Cape Town says illegal connections interrupt the water supply to the informal settlement

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27 May 2021