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“Better water supply, collection management systems needed to avoid day zero water crisis”

22 May 2021, 1:59 PM

Water experts have called on the Department of Water and Sanitation to urgently implement better water supply and collection management systems to avoid the possibility of a day zero water crisis occurring.

Water Day Zero fast approaching for Eastern Cape municipality

10 May 2021, 5:30 PM

Residents of Kouga municipality have begun to feel the pinch of the drought as they now experience water cuts almost the whole day.

Municipality declares day zero in Nelson Mandela Bay 

8 September 2020, 8:29 PM

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality says that water levels at dams that supply the metro have reached critical proportions.

Day Zero looms for Nelson Mandela Metro and surrounding areas

21 May 2020, 6:01 PM

Besides fighting the spread of the COVID-19, Nelson Mandela Bay is also facing a fight against a looming Day Zero regarding the water supply.

Amathole District Municipality hits day zero

20 November 2019, 10:59 AM

Eight towns in the Amathole District Municipality in the Eastern Cape have hit day zero.


SABC executives doing everything possible to avoid Day Zero

17 June 2019, 3:40 PM

SABC Chief Financial Officer, Yolande van Biljon, has warned of the possibility of a communication blackout amid the public broadcaster’s dire financial situation but says executives are doing their best to avoid a Day Zero scenario.

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Makhanda Municipality working hard to avoid Day Zero

11 April 2019, 2:18 PM

As the water crisis worsens in Makhanda which is formerly known as Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape, the Makhanda Municipality is putting more measures in place to ensure that the town does not see day zero.

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Makhanda in E Cape faces Day Zero

19 January 2019, 2:59 PM

Makhanda, in the Eastern Cape, could face Day Zero in the next 30 days if no substantial amount of rain falls in Makana Municipality.

SABC should be more creative to avoid retrenchments.

‘SABC should be more creative to avoid day zero’

15 November 2018, 9:58 AM

Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts says it believes the SABC should be creative enough to find ways of avoiding “day zero” when it comes to retrenchments.

Vhembe communities experiencing Day Zero since 1994

7 July 2018, 8:58 PM

Most communities in the Vhembe area in Limpopo are still without clean running water.



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