ARTICLES RELATING TO WATER

City in daily water juggle

2016-05-25 10:49

Prestbury residents were fuming on Tuesday as they were once again left without water.

Prestbury residents struggle without water

2016-05-23 11:21

Prestbury residents were again left without water this weekend for longer than 36 hours.

Proposed 'water tax' unfair - ratepayers' association

2016-05-19 18:13

Civil society organisations have criticised government’s move to make the public pay one-third of an acid mine drainage clean-up project in Gauteng.

Council moves too slow on leaks

2016-05-18 12:47

Copesville residents have questioned whether the city is serious about conserving water.

‘Water system still stressed’

2016-05-16 11:09

The Upper Mgeni system — Mearns, Spring Grove and Midmar dams — remain in a state of stress, according to Umgeni Water spokesperson Shami Harichunder.

Third waterless weekend has Prestbury residents fuming

2016-05-16 10:33

Prestbury residents say they have reached their limit as this weekend was the fourth consecutive one without water.

Drought campaign’s success in question

2016-05-13 08:27

How effective is the city’s drought communication strategy?

Water levels still critical despite heavy rains - Umgeni Water

2016-05-09 17:00

Despite heavy rain and flooding over the weekend, water restrictions in KwaZulu-Natal remain in place.

Deadly bacteria kills two babies as toilets overflow at Mpumalanga hospital

2016-05-09 15:33

Two babies have died at Themba Hospital after contracting multidrug-resistant Klebsiella bacteria, the Mpumalanga health department says.

Imbali goes days without water

2016-05-06 10:30

Residents of Imbali, specifically those living in Unit BB, Dambuza and Sinathing, say they have gone three to four days at a time without water and are forced to go to other areas to fetch water.

 

Burkina Faso capital hit by water cuts

2016-05-24 08:21

Across Burkina Faso's capital, even the wealthiest neighbourhoods typically spared from shortages are suffering without water amid an unprecedented heat wave.

City cuts water price hike

2016-05-20 12:20

Despite the crippling drought, the city has backed down on their plans to increase the cost of water by 27%.

Bulk water leaking for weeks on end

2016-05-19 13:31

Parts of the Maritzburg Golf Club have been flooded after a burst pipe was left unattended for almost a month.

Hydration: as important in winter as in summer

2016-05-17 14:06

It's just as easy to get dehydrated in winter as it is in summer, and not feeling thirsty is no excuse not to drink enough water.

Week without water at school

2016-05-16 10:33

Frustrated parents of pupils at Edendale Technical High School said it was “highly unacceptable” that pupils were forced to stay in school without water for a week.

Water crisis hits Sierra Leone capital

2016-05-14 16:01

Sierra Leone's capital is in the grip of a fortnight-long drought that has forced residents to spend hours searching for water.

Revisiting my R89 000 water bill. The system works. Hope springs.

2016-05-11 16:21

Biznews founder Alec Hogg tells how his R89 000 water bill was finally sorted out, with the help of the City of Johannesburg’s ombudsman.

KZN floods: 2 dead, 400 displaced, 150 homes damaged

2016-05-09 16:30

At least two people have been killed, 400 displaced and more than 150 homes damaged in flooding in KwaZulu-Natal at the weekend, the Department of Cogta says.

'Little to no rain' predicted for drought-stricken KZN

2016-05-09 14:31

Minimal rain is predicted in KwaZulu-Natal for the rest of the week following heavy downpours and flooding this past weekend, the SA Weather Service says.

Relief as Msunduzi’s load balancing avoids water shedding

2016-05-04 08:32

Pietermaritzburg residents will not experience water shedding “right now”.

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