An enterprising shack tenant in Missionvale took the opportunity to sell municipal water for R5 ‘a go’ to frustrated residents.
‘We are pleading with anyone who can assist us to come forward before we all die because no one can live without water.’
Research shows that humans are happier when in, on or near water.
Water covers 70% of the Earth’s surface and is crucial to life as we know it, but how it got here has been a longstanding scientific debate.
These workers in Pongola, Zululand have got a lot of explaining to do. Water destined for the drought-stricken town was, allegedly, poured away.
Beneficiaries of the housing project said they have been battling since they first moved in four years ago.
Lindiwe Sisulu’s list of dubious appointments seems to have grown this week, and the addition of a former minister to her team has upset the critics.
Lindiwe Sisulu and key aides in the water department could have criminal charges to answer to this week, as the ministry faces some serious allegations.
The Minister had been made aware of a series of problems at the Amatola Water Board in the Eastern Cape and Lepelle Northern Water in Limpopo
Keeping hydrated is important, but sometimes difficult. Here are a few tips to help you along the way.
Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu addressed the nation on Thursday 2 April to give an update about the state of water affairs during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Government have introduced emergency measures to improve sanitation and access to clean water amid the COVID-19 lockdown.
World Water Day is held annually on 22 March as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.
As promised, the City of Cape Town have cut Prasa’s water supply and say that if they don’t pay their bills, electricity will follow.
Local councillors can’t stand it, because they alleged their colleagues planned it: Claims of sabotage have surfaced in eThekwini over water cable theft.
Many of us can’t wait to hit the beach or the swimming pool but before you do, remember these safety tips to avoid drowning.
A damaged pipeline has caused a logistical nightmare for residents in Pretoria, as hundreds of thousands of locals are facing a spell with no water.
Limpopo dam levels have gone down from 50,5% to 49,8%.
The government urges South Africans to use water sparingly.
Last week’s water consumption went up by two million litres per day.
Brace yourselves, residents of Sol Plaatje. The Kimberley water shutdown is set to take place over the next 48 hours, leaving locals high and dry.
“Oh good, our water is getting more expensive” – said nobody, ever. Proposals to crank-up the tariffs could be in place within the next six months.
South African citizens have done a phenomenal job saving water during difficult and dry conditions, but more needs to be done before the rainy season.
National roads are being rerouted to fit this new dam wall.