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Kimberley residents desperate for help as homes flooded with raw sewage

2 January 2020, 9:21 PM

Fifteen households in Roodepan near Kimberley, Northern Cape, are flooded with raw sewage and residents are desperate for help.

Fish River sewage spillage finally gets district municipality attention

29 June 2019, 9:23 PM

The continuous sewage spillage into the Fish River in Cradock in the Eastern Cape is being remedied.


Business picking up along Durban harbour after sewage spill

4 June 2019, 5:45 AM

Business is slowly picking up along the Harbour after being affected by the sewage that was flowing into the port of Durban.

Graves and Tombstones sinking into raw sewage.

Alexandra graves sinking into raw sewage

12 May 2019, 10:57 AM

Graves and tombstones are sinking into raw sewage in squalid Alexandra Township, north of Joburg. Trees have also fallen on the graves causing damage.


Durban beaches, businesses closed due to raw sewage spillage

11 May 2019, 6:57 AM

Durban beaches have been closed and some businesses have been affected following the sewage spillage that is flowing into the port.

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SAHRC concerned about slow progress on Vaal District sewage crisis

5 April 2019, 7:50 AM

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) says it’s concerned about the slow progress of addressing the sewage crisis facing the Vaal District.

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Sewage leak reports denied in Coronationville, Jhb

6 December 2018, 7:09 AM

Johannesburg Water has denied reports that a sewage leak has contaminated water in the Coronationville area.

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Kimberley residents complain of flowing sewage

14 October 2018, 7:03 PM

Residents of Homevale in Kimberley are outraged over the constant stench of sewage flowing in the area. They complain they have been living under such dire circumstances for more than a year.

Sewage spilling on Maokeng streets

10 October 2018, 8:03 PM

Sewage is spilling onto the streets of Maokeng in Kroonstad. 

Capetonians warned of sewage spill at Clifton’s First Beach

18 July 2018, 12:30 PM

Capetonians and visitors to the Mother City have been advised to avoid Clifton’s First Beach because of a sewage spill in the Atlantic ocean.



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