Tag Archives: Water Crisis

Makhanda water situation critical- Gift of the Givers

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintKaylynn Palm, Eyewitness News, 23 February 2021 Humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers was called in yet again to assist in Makhanda as parts of the Eastern Cape town go without water for a seventh day. Read More

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New agency set up to oversee water supply countrywide

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSiyabonga Mkhwanazi, IOL Political Bureau, 17 February 2021 Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Lindiwe Sisulu has confirmed that a new agency to oversee the supply of water across the country will be established. Read More

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Fresh warning of ‘disruptive’ rains in Limpopo and Mpumalanga

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintNomahlubi Jordaan, Times Live, 31 January 2021 The SA Weather Service has issued an “orange” warning of disruptive rainfall in Mpumalanga and Limpopo between Monday and Tuesday. Read More

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Load-shedding ‘cripples’ water operations in parts of Durban, leaving residents without a drop

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSuthentira Govender, Sowetan Live, 18 January 2021 The eThekwini municipality has blamed load-shedding for several areas in Durban going without water at the weekend. Read More

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South Africans need to be water savvy, despite rain- Dept of Water & Sanitation

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintEyewitness News, 18 December 2020 The Water and Sanitation Department on Friday said despite the increasing dam levels across seven provinces in the country, residents must use water sparingly. Read More

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Cape Town metro enjoys good dam levels while some Western Cape areas still face drought

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintMwangi Githathu, Cape Argus, 18 November 2020 Despite good rains, and good dam levels for the Cape Town metro, some areas of the Western Cape remain severely affected by drought conditions, says an official at the provincial Department of Agriculture. … Continue reading

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