WATER

Nelson Mandela Bay says it will not provide services to new land occupations

The municipality is in the process of “formalising” 156 informal settlements by providing services like water, electricity and tarring roads

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19 October 2021

Thousands struggle daily to get water in Mthatha

Municipal supplied jojo tanks were last filled in August in Joe Slovo Extension

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18 October 2021

Hundreds block Malmesbury’s streets over “unaffordable” utility bills

Swartland municipality says its already written off more than R14.9 million in irrecoverable debt

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5 October 2021

Musina residents say they have had enough of water outages

Anger over municipality cutting off electricity when people default on water bills

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4 October 2021

Rietvlei pollution unlikely to improve soon, fears Milnerton Aquatic Club

“We’re not seeing any action” by City of Cape Town says club commodore

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30 September 2021

No water at Elim Hospital

Patients rely on relatives to bring them water to drink and to wash

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30 September 2021

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