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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.

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.

No Day Zero for Cape residents in 2018 or 2019

28 June 2018, 12:50 PM

The City of Cape Town has announced that there will be no Day Zero in 2018 or 2019 provided that adequate water restrictions are maintained.

Day Zero can be avoided in 2018: Maimane

7 March 2018, 3:04 PM

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader, Mmusi Maimane, says Day Zero can be avoided this year if Cape Town residents continue to save water.

Military to assist in safeguarding Day Zero water PODs

28 February 2018, 9:24 PM

The army and military police will assist police and provincial authorities to manage and safeguard water pods in the Western Cape.

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Day Zero might spiral to other cities: Anthony Turton

13 February 2018, 9:47 PM

The water crisis in the Western Cape is not unique, and will eventually spread to other cities around the country.

Cape Town’s Day Zero moved to June 4

13 February 2018, 2:56 PM

The City of Cape Town on Tuesday announced that Day Zero, when the city’s taps run dry, has been pushed back to June 4 from May 11.



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