The Salton Sea a time-bomb

2015-03-27 16:30

The Salton Sea looks putrid, with dead fish scattered among patches of foetid water in a vast salty lake in the middle of the Californian desert.

Water partly available in Letlhabile

2015-03-21 11:00

Parts of Letlhabile township are receiving water following protests by residents in the area.

Water department warns against scam

2015-03-07 08:05

The water and sanitation department has warned the public about a scam targeting its service providers.

Long water cut in Kriel for Majuba

2015-02-23 19:07

Residents of Kriel, Mpumalanga, will be without water from Monday until March 9 because a railway line is being built to the Majuba power station.

Zimbabwe, Zambia to repair Kariba Dam

2015-02-20 22:25

Urgent repairs to avert the collapse of the gigantic, power-generating Kariba Dam between Zimbabwe and Zambia will begin this year.

SA spends R35m on Cuban engineers amid criticism

2015-02-19 07:00

The South African government will spend around R35m on Cuban engineers and water specialists over the next two years, according to the Department of Water and Sanitation.

Majakaneng's water supply being fixed

2015-02-15 18:30

Six of the 12 broken water valves in Majakaneng, North West, have been repaired, the water and sanitation department says.

'Water-house' innovation slashes energy needs

2015-02-09 11:20

As UN climate negotiators gather in Geneva, one Japan-inspired Hungarian inventor believes he has found a revolutionary and inexpensive way to construct buildings that could slash humanity's energy needs.

Lobsters crawl out of sea - report

2015-02-07 16:06

A report says about half a ton of rock lobsters have crawled out of the sea at Elands Bay, north of Cape Town.

Water technicians deployed to Majakaneng

2015-02-05 13:17

Technicians have been deployed to Majakaneng, near Mooinooi to resolve the water problems in the area, the office of North West premier, Supra Mahumapelo says.


Egypt, Ethiopia hope for long-term Nile co-operation

2015-03-24 19:46

Egypt and Ethiopia say there's hope for long-term Nile River co-operation following their agreement.

Councillor’s house burnt down in North West protest

2015-03-17 15:23

A councillor's house and a tribal office have been burnt down in Jericho, near Brits, during a service delivery protest. The protest was sparked by water supply problems in the area.

Windhoek faces water crisis

2015-03-04 18:49

The residents of the Namibian capital Windhoek have been urged to save at least 10 percent of their water due to a poor rainy season and low dam levels.

Port Elizabeth water issues over

2015-02-20 22:27

Water supply problems in Port Elizabeth have been resolved, the Nelson Mandela Bay metro says.

Water interruptions in Pretoria

2015-02-19 17:59

Water supply to Mamelodi, Pretoria, will be interrupted due to maintenance, the city says.

North West town hit hard by water shortages

2015-02-18 11:17

North West towns under the Ditsobotla District Municipality could suffer interrupted water supply for months due to infrastructure upgrades, it has been reported.

Space-age shower could save you megabucks

2015-02-09 14:19

A space-age shower inspired by Nasa can achieve water savings of up to 90%, says its Swedish developer.

Investments in water in poor nations give big benefits

2015-02-09 09:07

Investing to provide drinking water for 750 million people in poor nations who lack clean supplies makes clear economic sense with bigger than expected health benefits, World Bank estimates show.

Water investments in poor nations, great benefit

2015-02-06 19:45

Investing to provide drinking water for 750 million people in poor nations with no clean supplies makes clear economic sense.

Rand Water warns of 25-hour water cut

2015-02-04 12:19

Water and sanitation service provider Johannesburg Water has warned of planned water cuts due to maintenance at the Eikenhof pump station.

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