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No guarantee of water supply to defaulting municipalities: Mahlobo

5 November 2019, 4:21 PM

The Department of Human Settlements,Water and Sanitation says it cannot guarantee the security of water supply to the public, if municipalities continue to default on payments to their water boards.

South Africa rations water to save dwindling supplies

29 October 2019, 3:35 PM

South Africa has imposed emergency measures, including rationing, to save dwindling water supplies after an abnormally hot, dry summer coupled with below average rainfall and a spike in usage pushes the country towards a crippling shortage.

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Zimbabwe capital city shuts main water plant, shortages loom

23 September 2019, 5:23 PM

Zimbabwe’s capital shut its main water works on Monday citing shortages of foreign currency to import treatment chemicals, the deputy mayor said, potentially leaving the city dry and raising the risk of water borne diseases like cholera.

Munsterlos residents sewerage problems persist

3 May 2019, 4:14 PM

Munsterlos residents in Limpopo are appealing to local authorities to fix on-going water and sanitation problems in their area.

Mop up operations underway after fire destroyed informal structures in Cape Town

27 December 2017, 12:58 PM

The City of Cape Town’s Water Sanitation and Informal Settlements Department is currently cleaning up the Sewende Laan informal settlement in Valhalla Park, where a fire on Tuesday gutted more than 100 informal structures.



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