ARTICLES RELATING TO WATER

Durban starts water rations to curb shortage

2015-07-05 14:27

Durban has started rationing water supplies to stave off a shortage and it will impact members of the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Bloemfontein gets first water restrictions in 32 years

2015-07-03 21:26

Bloemfontein is getting water restrictions for the first time in 32 years.

Edendale residents living ‘a nightmare’

2015-07-03 07:48

WITH months of intermittent water supply in the area, some Edendale residents say they “feel like leaving Pietermaritzburg” due to the constant problems and lack of concern from the municipality.

Bloemfontein could face water restrictions

2015-07-02 22:05

In 2014, the Mangaung Metro had to bring water into Bloemfontein from the Katse Dam in Lesotho at a massive cost because of a dire water situation, but this year, it's worse.

Californians struggle for 'normal life,' without water

2015-06-30 09:06

There is a growing number of generally low-income households with no direct access to water in central California's Valley, known as America's food basket, where four years of extreme drought have left many residents high and dry.

Much of Richmond spends 7th day without water

2015-06-29 09:37

MANY of the Richmond community spent their seventh day without water yesterday. “It started to trickle last night and we thought, ‘Oh, goodie’ and this morning had nothing,” said a frustrated Richmond resident.

Water wasted as calls go unanswered

2015-06-25 09:42

UNANSWERED calls to the uMgungundlovu Municipality have led to thousands of litres of water being wasted when a mains pipe burst in Howick this week.

Durban residents warned as Hazelmere Dam reaches critically low levels

2015-06-24 17:32

The eThekwini municipality has warned Durban residents to conserve water or face drastic consequences.

Niagara recalls bottled water over contamination

2015-06-23 14:21

Niagara Bottling has recalled 14 brands of bottled spring water after E. coli bacteria was discovered at the spring source.

‘Dry’ residents: City doesn’t care

2015-06-19 09:42

A WEEK of water woes for city residents have resulted in some saying they have “given up” on the municipality.

 

Water restrictions imposed on parts of KZN

2015-07-03 21:26

Water restrictions have been imposed on several areas in KwaZulu-Natal following insufficient rain.

Umgeni Water warns riverside communities of sewage contamination

2015-07-03 07:48

UMGENI Water has warned residents living close to the uMsunduzi and ­Umngeni Rivers to keep away from the rivers for at least a week following an accidental sewage spillage.

California drought: Cities cut usage by third

2015-07-02 22:12

California water usage has fallen by 29% in May, the biggest savings since tracking began.

Richmond, council at odds over water bills

2015-07-01 09:30

RICHMOND residents who owe thousands of rands in their water bills have taken the uMgungundlovu ­District Municipality to task for the “incorrect” billing.

Rising water price hits Yemenis

2015-06-29 13:30

The price of water is rising steeply in Yemen which may run out of water for its 25 million people, adding to the misery caused by Arab air strikes and the civil war.

Farmers lose out to Tanzania hydropower

2015-06-26 17:14

The Tanzanian government is planning to declare the water supplies of the Mtera and Kidatu hydropower facilities in the south of the country protected sites.

Burst water pipe floods Imbali home

2015-06-25 09:36

A FAMILY in Imbali are counting the costs after a municipal water pipe burst, flooding their home and causing major structural damage yesterday.

Bulk water supply scheme relief for Richmond

2015-06-24 10:36

FIFTY thousand people will benefit from the Richmond Bulk Water Supply Scheme that was launched yesterday.

Water rationing kicks off in some KZN municipalities

2015-06-21 14:46

KwaZulu-Natal's worst drought since 1992 means that water rationing has started in those municipalities worst affected.

Moroccan villagers harvest fog for water supply

2015-06-19 09:17

Green technology to turn fog into fresh water straight from the tap has put an end to exhausting daily treks to distant wells by village women in southwest Morocco.

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