Water protests disrupt Khayelitsha

City says it met residents and addressed their concerns the night before the unrest


News | 11 April 2019

Uitenhage quick to fix pipes … when the problem is reported in the media

Complaints go unattended for years until reporters get involved


Brief | 10 April 2019

Crumbling infrastructure leaves Eastern Cape villagers without water

“We are lucky because we recently got rain”


Brief | 29 March 2019

How dirty is the Cape Flats groundwater?

Water in the Cape Flats Aquifer is polluted by cemeteries, waste water treatment works, landfill sites and informal settlements


News | 26 March 2019

Frustrated by lack of services, shack dwellers block Baden Powell Drive

“The City will never help us until we protest.”


News | 18 March 2019

Cape Town shack dwellers march for RDP houses

“As long as each family has a tap, a toilet, and a box of electricity, we will be happy.”


News | 15 March 2019

Grahamstown schools hit by water cuts

No end in sight to Makhanda’s severe water shortage


Brief | 12 March 2019

Thousands of litres saved as water leak in Uitenhage finally fixed

Municipality says leak was from house owner’s pipe but they were able to fix it


Brief | 7 March 2019

“We won’t vote” say Khayelitsha shack dwellers

“Because I have no land or house, I feel as if I’m a foreigner.”


News | 7 March 2019

Thousands of litres of clean water spilling onto Uitenhage street

Residents say they reported leak in January


News | 6 March 2019

Green Point fire could have been contained say residents

A lack of water and access roads hindered efforts to douse shack fire in Khayelitsha


News | 4 March 2019

Tsomo’s mystery water tankers

Municipality says it provides a water tanker but residents say they’ve never seen one


News | 1 March 2019

Wastewater audit missing as countrywide water shortage looms

After reports were sent to cabinet, water test results have not been released for five years


Feature | 25 February 2019

Khayelitsha residents protest against sky high water bills

Community demands City explain policy


News | 22 February 2019

Toilets overflow and taps run dry in Enkanini

Residents vow to continue protesting until the problem is fixed


News | 21 February 2019