Water

South Coast businesses join forces to provide services municipalities are supposed to provide

“We’re not here to criticise the municipalities. We’ve tried it for years. It doesn’t solve anything.”

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News | 30 September 2022

Government has snubbed us here in Gomora, says 72-year-old Samson Maleka

No toilets, no water, no electricity in Tshwane settlement after 18 years

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News | 28 September 2022

Emalahleni is failing to provide clean drinking water to 500,000 people

People have to use their social grants to buy electricity to boil dirty water

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News | 22 September 2022

We want more toilets and better access to water, say Centurion shack dwellers

But City of Tshwane says it has already provided what it can with its budget

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Brief | 21 September 2022

Sewage seeps into Vaal Dam as Mpumalanga water treatment plants fail

Gauteng drinking water could be threatened if crisis is not fixed

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Feature | 9 September 2022

Ugu municipality defends its record on water

Negative publicity bad for tourism industry, says South Coast tourism body

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Brief | 5 September 2022

Government says Makhado water scheme will be finished next year. But residents have heard this before

The project is five years overdue while the water crisis in Louis Trichardt and surrounding villages is urgent

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Brief | 1 September 2022

KZN south coast tourism threatened by water failures

Fed up Ugu residents say they are mustering to take legal action against the district municipality

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News | 29 August 2022

135 days without water: KZN community at breaking point

Municipal water has not been restored to Tongaat’s 40,000 residents since the April floods

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News | 24 August 2022

Decades into democracy Pietermaritzburg can’t blame ageing infrastructure for water woes, says SAHRC

Hearings into the province’s water crisis concluded on Friday

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News | 22 August 2022

Eastern Cape towns without water for two weeks

Striking workers at Amathole District Municipality say they are not to blame

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News | 12 August 2022

In drought-stricken Mandela Bay, leaking taps are wasting precious water

We reported a leaking standpipe 18 months ago. It is still leaking

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News | 11 August 2022

Strike in Amathole leaves towns without water

Municipality alleges “deliberate infrastructure sabotage”

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News | 10 August 2022

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

Amathole Municipality and Department of Water blame each other for leaving villages dry

Workers oppose the mayor’s plan to bring in a new company and cut their wages. Mayor blames the Department - but the municipality has not released funds to the contractor.

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News | 1 August 2022

After 9 months, relief for thirsty Madibeng villagers

Water supply restored after Madibeng Municipality settles R155-million of its enormous debt to the City of Tshwane

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Brief | 26 July 2022