Tag Archives: Water Security

Department of Water and Sanitation releases more water from the Vaal Dam following heavy rainfall

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSentleeng Lehihi, SABC News, 18 January 2022 The Department of Water and Sanitation has released more water from the Vaal Dam in an effort to reduce the water levels following heavy rainfall in the dams catchment area. Read More

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Egypt’s environment minister says Africa will be continent most affected by climate change

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintChad Williams, African News Agency, 25 December 2021 Africa’s emissions do not exceed four percent of the total global emissions, yet the continent will be among the most affected by climate change, the Egyptian minister of environment, Yasmine Fouad, has … Continue reading

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Dams across country and in KZN brimful with water levels stable following recent rains

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintZainul Dawood, Daily News, 23 December 2021 The recent rains that soaked most parts of South Africa have made a significant impact on water levels in some parts of the country, particularly the national average. Read More

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Durban residents face interrupted water supply over holiday period

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintEyewitness News, 20 December 2021 Bulk water supplier Umgeni Water said there was significant progress in pump repairs, which resulted in water shortages in many parts of Durban. Read More

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Vaal Dam full to the brim, thanks to recent rains

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintNica Richards, The Citizen, 18 December 2021 Sustained rainfall has resulted in the Vaal Dam breaching 100% storage, up almost 10% from this time last week. Read More

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City of Cape Town accused of infringing rights with restriction of water supply to ratepayers in arrears

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintMwangi Githahu, Cape Argus, 17 December 2021 The City of Cape Town has been accused of infringing on the constitutional rights of citizens by restricting water supply to households in arrears with their water bills. Read More

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