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Bringing water and sanitation to Ethiopian children

Whether you live in the United States or in Ethiopia, sanitation and proper hygiene is an issue that affects you, but in Ethiopia, the lack of convenient water sources can make the difference between life and death. According to the Centers for...

Cape’s dam levels a concern

The content levels of dams serving Cape Town are showing a worrying downward trend and experts warn that residents should take water saving seriously. Forecasters say winter rainfall will be lower than normal or average this year. Peter Johnstone...

Water boards owed R1 billion by municipalities

Water boards were owed debts by municipalities to the tune of about R1 billion a year, but the Water and Environmental Affairs Ministry does not believe that this is a train smash as the entities are paid about R8.8 billion a year, thus the loss of...

DWA takes legal action against four mines

Water Affairs has taken legal action against four mines that continued operating without water-use licences despite being told to comply, Deputy Water Affairs Minister Rejoice Mabudafhasi said on Wednesday. She told a media briefing at Parliament...

eThekweni recovers R1.2m in water losses

eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality, the best performing municipality in KwaZulu-Natal with regard to Blue Drop accreditation, has made the news yet again. Following the Blue Drop Awards on 7 May, the municipality has announced that it has...