Tag Archives: Water Supply

Nelson Mandela Bay water supply running dry as Impofu Dam levels low

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintLwandile Mbulali, SABC News, 11 June 2022 Taps are fast running dry for the Nelson Mandela Bay metro, after the maintenance team of the municipality discovered that water could no longer be extracted from the Impofu Dam due to low … Continue reading

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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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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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Treated sewage water to slake Cape Town’s thirst

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintBobby Jordan, Times Live, 7 March 2021 It may be hard to swallow, but from next month many Cape Town residents could be drinking treated sewage water from their municipal supply. Read More

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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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