Metropolitan Municipalities

Garob wind farm ready for commercial operation

Garob wind farm, which is located near the remote Northern Cape town of Copperton in the Siyathemba Local Municipality, will be able to generate 573 GWh every year, potentially preventing the emission of approximately 600,000 tons of CO2 into...
Hout Bay beach in Cape Town.

An update on flooding in Western Cape catchments

The National Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) provides advisorys regarding floods in some catchments in the Western Cape. As of Saturday, 4 December 2021, the South African Weather Service (SAWS) issued a revised Impact Based Warning for...

Ambitious Cape Town housing project gets thumbs up

A Cape Town human settlements development is demonstrating how the government working with the private sector can improve people’s lives and grow the country’s economy.   This was the position of Public Works and Infrastructure Minister, Patricia...

Resumption of water supply to Tshwane communities

The Minister of Water and Sanitation, Mr Senzo Mchunu, along with the Premier of Gauteng, Mr David Makhura as well as the Mayor of Tshwane, Councillor Randall Williams, have restored the supply of water to the residents of Laudium and Kosmosdal in...

Sisulu welcomes newly appointed board of Amatola Water

After months of instability, Amatola Water finally has a new board. This announcement was made by cabinet spokesperson Phumla Williams in a statement on Friday afternoon. Late last year, Human Settlements, Water, and Sanitation minister Lindiwe...

Tshwane winning war on illegal dumping

The chief of Tshwane metro police has issued a directive for officers to crack down on any persons found to be dumping illegally. This comes after Tshwane mayor Randall Williams pleaded with residents to get involved in resolving illegal dumping in...