Residents punished for municipal water bill mix-up

Electricity cut off because of unpaid water accounts which residents say they never received


24 November 2020

Day Zero in “The Place of Water”

Tsitsikama village in the old Ciskei struggles with a severe water shortage


19 November 2020

Almost R254 million and 10 years later, still no water in villages

Taps of 17 villages in Matatiele, Eastern Cape, have never seen water


16 November 2020

Community demand answers over incomplete water pipeline

The project is expected to deliver water to more than 5,000 households whose taps ran dry several years ago


12 November 2020

Raw sewage flowing into Makhanda Dam

City’s sewer system not coping


11 November 2020

RDP houses built 20 years ago still have no water

Residents of Mtititi have to walk up to 2km to fetch water – and when they get there the taps may be dry


4 November 2020

Railway line shack dwellers trash ward councillor

Protesters are demanding services and recognition for Eyadini informal settlement in Cape Town


26 October 2020

Butterworth water protests politically motivated says municipality

“Officials live in East London … When they take a bath they spend an hour because they have enough water” responds protester


23 October 2020

22 years later, families displaced by dam to be compensated, promises Minister

David Mahlobo makes commitment to villagers who lost land for the construction of the Nandoni Dam


21 October 2020

Henley Dam community protest over lack of water

“We have been suffering for long and it’s taking forever”


20 October 2020

Water outage stops SASSA office processing grants

Social grant beneficiaries were turned away from the Zwide office in PE on Tuesday due to a burst pipe


14 October 2020

Environmentalists raise concern over polluted Durban river

High levels of E. coli detected, but that might not be the worst of it


12 October 2020

Top SA environmental research centre faces funding crisis

National Research Foundation is cutting back money for South Africa’s Centres of Excellence


7 October 2020

Rain brings no end to Makhanda water crisis

Dilapidated infrastructure to blame for water cuts


6 October 2020

Protests erupt over slow relocation of PE shack dwellers

Vehicles stoned and roads closed by Vastrap, Qunu and Jaagvlakte informal settlement residents


2 October 2020

Families drink from drains as water trucks break down

Three out of four water trucks in Eastern Cape town are in for repairs


29 September 2020