Is it safe to give your baby water?

2015-10-05 10:02

When is it really safe to give your baby anything but his milk? We asked our experts for answers.

Turn your garden into an oasis with this water feature

2015-09-22 00:00

Try your hand at creating an affordable yet striking water feature – in a matter of hours.

Free water abused by strangers

2015-09-09 10:00

FREE water meant for underprivileged people from an informal settlement in Khan Road is allegedly being used by people in business.

A dry summer in store

2015-09-08 09:38

WITH weather forecasters predicting a particularly dry summer, concerns over the amount of water stored for KwaZulu-Natal are rising.

Hilton school charged

2015-09-02 09:48

THE prestigious Hilton private school Cowan House has been charged by the uMgungundlovu District Municipality after it found that the school had re-instated an “illegal water supply connection”.

Govt acts to stem SA’s R7bn water leaks

2015-08-28 21:15

President Jacob Zuma has launched a campaign to train 15 000 young people to fix leaking taps in their communities.

Water wars are a myth, expert says

2015-08-24 11:29

The doom and gloom predictions of increasing battles around the world over water are a myth, with only a handful of disagreements over shared waters leading to armed conflict, an expert says.

Polokwane water shortage rectified

2015-08-23 22:25

Power supply problems that led to a water shortage in parts of Polokwane have been rectified, the municipality says.

Cleaning up old mines could cost up to R60bn

2015-08-20 07:55

SA is facing a massive regulatory failure as government does not require a levy from mining companies to treat water and there is no enforcement of the laws.

Cuba on edge as drought worsens

2015-08-17 20:01

Cuba has put its civil defence system on alert due to a year-long drought that is forecast to worsen in the coming months and has already damaged agriculture.


Cape Town facing summer water restrictions

2015-09-30 19:08

Water restrictions may be in the pipeline after the City of Cape Town recorded a lower than average rainfall, the municipality says.

Californian snow at 500-year low

2015-09-14 18:04

Snow cover in the Sierra Nevada mountain range, a water lifeline for California's cities and agriculture, has hit its lowest level in 500 years.

What is micellar water?

2015-09-09 09:51

This gentle facial cleanser will leave your skin super satisfied. Give it a try!

Relief for Flamingo Court tenants in water bill battle

2015-09-04 21:08

Relief has been granted to residents of Flamingo Court in South Durban who have been unable to afford to pay back debt owed to the eThekwini Municipality for unpaid water bills, the Legal Resource Centre says.

The world needs hydro power

2015-08-28 21:21

To provide more clean energy, particularly in fast-growing Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, the world needs more hydro power dams.

School field still flooded

2015-08-27 09:05

PARENTS of children at Piet Retief Primary School have expressed their frustration that the school’s sports ground remains flooded after six months.

Msunduzi has ‘no concerns’ over water shortage

2015-08-24 09:17

WATER shedding may not be on the cards in the near future for Msunduzi residents as Umgeni Water levels are “healthy and sufficient”.

Harvesting water from thin air

2015-08-23 15:00

A new breed of green engineers is working to avert the world’s looming water issues by grabbing water out of thin air. And South Africa-based Cirrus Water Management is joining the party with its independently engineered water-harvesting technology that generates clean drinking water from the ambient atmosphere.

Municipal contract workers down tools

2015-08-19 09:55

WORKERS contracted at the Msunduzi Water and Sanitation Department embarked on a strike yesterday, saying the strike would not end until they were permanently employed by the municipality.

As seas rise, saltwater plants offer hope farms will survive

2015-08-17 09:10

On a scorched wasteland near India's southern tip, an unlikely garden is growing, seemingly against all odds. The plants are living on saltwater, coping with drought and offering viable farming alternatives for the future.

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