Midmar sewage pollution concern

2015-05-14 10:00

Radio personalities, celebrities, government and environmental specialists ­have visited Midmar dam and Mpophomeni township just outside Howick and witnessed first hand the raw sewage spilling into Midmar’s tributaries.

Posh Beverly Hills considers empty pools

2015-04-22 11:08

Beverly Hills, the southern California city whose name evokes Hollywood-tinged glamour and luxury, is considering fining residents $1 000 for water violations.

Water restored in Ventersdorp - municipality

2015-04-20 13:30

Water has been restored across Ventersdorp municipality in the North West after a disruption last week, the municipality says.

Oil spill leaves half million Mexicans without water

2015-04-15 22:28

Authorities in southern Mexico are scrambling to restore potable water to more than half a million people after rivers were contaminated when thieves punctured an oil pipeline.

The weird ways of water on Saturn

2015-04-14 16:28

Once every 20 or 30 years, a superstorm greater than Earth breaks out on Saturn and whips around the ringed planet in a violent spectacle that rages for months on end.

Guyana delivers water to remote areas hit by drought

2015-04-11 19:13

Government officials in Guyana are delivering water to thousands of people living in the South American country's remote jungle communities amid a worsening drought.

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.


Water quality improving but still a concern - AfriForum

2015-05-12 18:15

The quality of water has improved since last year, with only five out of 132 towns not complying with the quality of standards for drinking water, according to AfriForum.

Joburg water disruption cancelled amid complaints

2015-04-20 20:02

Johannesburg Water has informed residents that water disruptions scheduled to take place this week have been cancelled.

Can't pay or won't pay, putting a price on water

2015-04-16 10:14

It's arguably our most vital and precious natural resource, and one that is growing dangerously scarce from China to California, but no matter how much we value water, we're not that keen on paying for it.

Joburg suburbs can expect 2-day water disruption

2015-04-15 20:01

Several Johannesburg suburbs will have its water supply cut or disrupted for two days later this month, Johannesburg Water has warned.

Mars rover boosts hope for liquid water

2015-04-14 16:09

Research from Nasa's Mars rover Curiosity has strengthened hopes that liquid water may exist near the surface of Mars.

Agriculture vital to social, economic stability - WWF

2015-04-09 17:23

Farmers are meeting the challenge of producing enough food for the country, although the agricultural sector faces a number of problems in the coming years, a WWF report 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.

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