WATER

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

Water protests rock Kimberley

About 500 residents from Phomolong protested on Wednesday morning by blocking the R31

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5 March 2021

Pothole users get water

Shack dwellers that used a flooded pothole to bathe their children now have clean water supply

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5 March 2021

Taps ran dry in Ndwedwe six years ago

Ilembe District Municipality intends to solve the problem by 2024

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4 March 2021

Shacks flooded by vandalised pipe in drought-stricken Gqeberha

The theft of a valve has been blamed for the massive water spout

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26 February 2021

Makhanda residents resort to drinking water from an old air valve chamber

“I have never seen something like this in my life. People drinking dirty water like animals” says resident

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26 February 2021

Butterworth residents promised houses in 2008 won’t see them any time soon

Formed in 1986, Yako informal settlement still has no services

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26 February 2021

Dire water situation in Port Alfred

Ndlambe Municipality hopes a reverse osmosis plant will bring relief at end of March

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26 February 2021

Water outage in Makhanda sparks protest

Municipality says problem at pump station will take a week to fix

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24 February 2021

No water, no sanitation, no electricity, but for these families this is “Paradise”

Small Kommetjie community hoped to be left alone, but housing development planned on land

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17 February 2021

Schools shut down in protest over lack of water

Protesters prevent learners from attending classes until tap water is restored

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15 February 2021

Civic farming campaign opposes Philippi Horticultural Area development

Proposed massive urban development opposed by small farmers

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12 February 2021

Spectacular photos of Augrabies Falls in flood

“Place of Great Noise” lives up to its name

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11 February 2021