South Africa has to be a better option for Trump than Greenland is, writes Howard Feldman.
Water levels in the Vaal Dam are continuing to decline, threatening to dip below the 60% capacity.
The water in Hammanskraal is not fit for human consumption, says the SA Human Rights Commission.
Residents fear their own water supply may run out if their dam is used to supply water to a suburb that is 30km away.
The City of Tshwane says although Hammanskraal's drinking water is discoloured, it is safe to drink.
Cape Town dams are 80.6% full, but the Karoo and southern Cape are still struggling to fill dams.
The Western Cape's dams are recovering from the drought at a steady pace, except for the central Karoo.
Efforts to repair a burst pipe that resulted in water cuts in Kempton Park and surrounding areas have been unsuccessful, Rand water has announced.
Preliminary tests done on the discoloured water in Cape Town's distribution system has found it does not pose a health risk, although locals are advised to continue boiling it before use.
The City of Cape Town says recent rain has contributed to a significant increase in dam levels over the past week as inclement weather is set to continue in parts of the Western Cape.
Astral Foods recently made headlines when it reported millions in losses due to insufficient water supply to one of its major plants. finweek visited the plant to see how the company is finding a solution to municipal failures – at a cost.
The City of Cape Town has asked the Western Cape High Court to dismiss legal action launched against it by the company that built a desalination plant at the V&A Waterfront.
Dams supplying the City of Cape Town are 81.7% full, according to the municipality, with dams in the Western Cape breaking through the 65% average level.
ANC mulling taking Tshwane Metro to court over Hammanskraal water situation.
Residents of Butterworth have been without tap water for over a week, and deliveries by tanker to surrounding villages have also stopped.
A new eco-friendly toilet that uses only one to two litres of water per flush could be an affordable alternative to pit toilets at South African schools where there is basic water availability.
Rand Water says a burst pipeline, which left residents in some areas without water for most of the weekend, has been repaired.
A broken water pipe has left a number of villages without water for almost two weeks in Cofimvaba, Eastern Cape.
The mayor's office in the eThekwini metro has rubbished reports that suggested that foul play was involved in the illness of an employee of the office.
Staying hydrated is important, especially in high temperatures. Fortunately, there are ways you can trick yourself into drinking more of it.
South Africa’s water department will propose a bill to eliminate “glaring inequalities” in the industry and draft new conservation regulations.
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