WATER

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

Water situation desperate in Hankey and Patensie

Towns’ population swells with thousands of seasonal workers needed to harvest the citrus crop

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21 May 2021

Two months without water in settlement for elderly and people with disabilities

Eight water tanks for 500 households in Dubai were last filled in February

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10 May 2021

Nelson Mandela Bay residents blame years of neglected leaks for dry dams

Kouga dam predicted to run dry in July. Other dams to follow soon after

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3 May 2021

Complaints of shoddy workmanship at new multi-million rand housing development

“I don’t know why they moved us here when they know that there is still a lot of work to be done” says resident

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30 April 2021

Still no water for North West residents

Water and Sanitation department says Mogogelo residents will only receive water by July

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28 April 2021

“The roaming pigs come and eat our poo”

Nelson Mandela Bay residents block roads early in the morning to show their anger at failed service delivery

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23 April 2021

Makhanda water outage stretches to four days

Municipality calls for prayers for rain, while others pray for more from their municipality

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23 April 2021

No water in Qwaqwa villages since 2018

Villagers battle to access water, yet government says R220 million supply project is far advanced

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14 April 2021

Living in Covid village in Cape Town

City says occupation is illegal and it has no funds for such unplanned settlements

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14 April 2021

Tired of waiting for government, Dunoon shack dwellers build a sewage system

“If you wait for the City to render services, you will wait forever” says community leader

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1 April 2021

Protesters shut down parts of Cape Town during peak hours

The City says it cannot accommodate new informal settlements in its current budget

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23 March 2021

Kimberley residents fed up with municipality’s handling of water crisis

The city has had rolling water cuts since December

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15 March 2021