WATER

Covid-19: water protesters target N2

Eastern Cape protesters say they can’t wash their hands as directed without clean water

By Yamkela Ntshongwana - 7 July 2020

Shack with a swimming pool and Table Mountain view

But Viziyalo Madola’s community still shares just one toilet

By Peter Luhanga - 7 July 2020

“We are forgotten. We will be remembered when the elections are closer”

Residents of Khethi in Pietermaritzburg struggle to access schools, clinics and water

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 2 July 2020

Sophiatown bursts into protests

20-year-old Cape Town informal settlement has floods but no water

By Tariro Washinyira - 29 June 2020

Doornbach residents resist Covid-19 relocation plan

About 1,500 Dunoon families are to be moved to Winning Way

By Peter Luhanga - 23 June 2020

“Every day there are electricity issues,” says Pietermaritzburg resident

Electricity was restored in Ngubeni on Saturday after two days of protests

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 22 June 2020

Residents thank Covid-19 pandemic for sanitation

After 23 years using a pit latrine, community gets chemical toilets

By Nokulunga Majola - 19 June 2020

In photos: Cape Town flooded

The city has been hit by hail, lightning, thunder and heavy rain since Wednesday

By Ashraf Hendricks, Buziwe Nocuze and Lucas Nowicki - 11 June 2020

Women dig up old spring to solve village’s water problem

“God gave us natural water and it is time we use it”, say Elandskop women

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 28 May 2020

High Court gives Makana Municipality tongue-lashing over attempt to appeal landmark verdict

Judge says government “ought to be hanging their heads in shame”

By Lucas Nowicki - 22 May 2020

Covid-19: Sanitation is a struggle in Kleinbegin in the winelands

People in Tulbagh informal settlement demand water tanks

By Marecia Damons - 19 May 2020

Limpopo residents collect water from construction pit

Municipality says work on a water project in the area will commence in two weeks

By Bernard Chiguvare - 18 May 2020

Man dies in first shack fire at relocation site in PE

Households relocated to Jaagvlakte serviced sites in February have been waiting ever since for electricity and water to be connected

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 15 May 2020
Photo of coke bottling factory

Coca-Cola and Cape Town’s sweetheart Day Zero deal

How big business ignored the water restrictions and got away with it

By Steve Kretzmann and Raymond Joseph - 8 May 2020
Photo of a people collecting water

Covid-19 prolongs Makhanda water crisis

Hundreds of millions budgeted for bulk water and sanitation projects to be shifted to emergency response plan

By Lucas Nowicki - 29 April 2020
Photo of chemical toilets

Covid-19: “At least something good came out of this lockdown” says settlement resident

Mandeni informal settlement got six toilets and running water after 10 years of waiting

By Nokulunga Majola - 28 April 2020