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Groundwater also needs to be used efficiently

The Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Ms Lindiwe Sisulu has recently made calls to the public to use water cautiously, especially during this difficult time of drought experienced in various parts of the country. The same appeal...

Mercury found in KZN river

The Umgeni River is the main water source for communities living around KwaXimba, in Cato Ridge outside Durban . The KwaXimba community is being warned to stay away from a local stream. This comes after revelations that the river has been...

No water crisis in Hammanskraal: City of Tshwane

There’s disagreement over the quality of water in Hammanskraal, with the City of Tshwane insisting it’s safe to drink. But the Human Rights Commission told residents at a community meeting, that it isn’t. The HRC says it intervened...