Water

Musina closed down in protest over water

Major roads blocked, shops and schools closed

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News | 13 May 2022

Anger at Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality as water runs out and leaks go unfixed

Organisation calls for government to answer to Human Rights Commission

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News | 12 May 2022

Schools close at 11am in Mandela Bay because there is no water

Eastern Cape Department of Education says it is the municipality’s responsibility

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Brief | 11 April 2022

Despite rain, Makana municipality still cannot provide water consistently

Makhanda communities have had water shedding and cuts for over a year now

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News | 4 April 2022

Water protests erupt in Limpopo town

Molemole shut down by protesters angered by municipal water bills

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News | 29 March 2022

In Fort Beaufort the children eat fish caught next to the sewage pipe

Angry residents march to municipality demanding clean water, proper sanitation and electricity

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News | 29 March 2022

Our water supply has been sabotaged, says Nelson Mandela Bay councillor

Vandals required equipment and knowledge of the infrastructure, he says

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Brief | 28 March 2022

Fort Beaufort’s thirsty villages

In one village boreholes stopped working four years ago and were never repaired

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News | 28 March 2022

Municipality never had a plan for water crisis, says Musina community

Water shortages and sewage problems have dragged on for a decade

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News | 22 March 2022

Buffalo City residents march on municipality with long list of broken services

Billing errors, overflowing sewage, pothole-ridden roads - these are just some of the complaints

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Brief | 7 March 2022

Nelson Mandela Bay residents say they can’t afford to boil water or buy bottled

Parents requested to boil water for children to bring to school

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Brief | 25 February 2022

Nelson Mandela Bay municipality admits water is contaminated

Residents told to “boil the water before consuming it”

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Brief | 22 February 2022

R14-million water installation project left villagers thirsty

OR Tambo District Municipality’s Ngqeleni water project in rural Eastern Cape riddled with failures

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News | 21 February 2022

No secure access to water in Limpopo villages in spite of Lindiwe Sisulu’s R143m pledge

About R105 million has been spent, R43 million of it on water tankers

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News | 18 February 2022

Thousands of people have been without running water for four months. No one can say when the problem will be fixed

Tshwane municipality reduced water supply to Madibeng because of huge debt

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Brief | 17 February 2022