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South Africa's thirst is emptying a Lesotho dam, leaving the locals parched
South Africa's thirst is emptying a Lesotho dam, leaving the locals parched
Water, netball and basketball are the three pillars of evening life in Katse village, Lesotho. The basketball is played on a floodlit court built for...
Letters to the editor: September 16 to 22 2016
Letters to the editor: September 16 to 22 2016
After reading Sisonke Msimang’s article
[SLIDESHOW] Sunlight and plastic bottles could be the solution to Kibera's water woes
[SLIDESHOW] Sunlight and plastic bottles could be the solution to Kibera's water woes
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[Slideshow]South Sudan desperate for clean water
[Slideshow]South Sudan desperate for clean water
More than 1000 people in Juba got cholera last year. Almost 50 died. Could a new water plant help?
Citizens called on to monitor dams and rivers
Citizens called on to monitor dams and rivers
With the ever-worsening water shortages, South Africans are being roped in to help monitor rivers and dams.
Editorial: SA in a political drought
Editorial: SA in a political drought
South Africa’s drought has not only overwhelmed the country but also the country’s capacity to convey exactly how immense its effect is.
Respect water – or pay the price
Respect water – or pay the price
South Africa’s summer of discontent still has several months to go. Five provinces have been declared drought disaster areas and more than...
Industry can ease the water crisis
Industry can ease the water crisis
The drought has brought home not only the extent of the country’s water scarcity but also the dismal state of its water infrastructure and the...
Theft drains urban water supplies
Theft drains urban water supplies
A symbolic warming milestone will be passed this year when the world is 1°C hotter on average than it was before humans started burning fossil fuels...
Give us water penalties, please
Give us water penalties, please
The good news: there will definitely not be national “water-shedding”. That’s mainly because there is no “water Eskom” on which we all...
Officials blow Act out of the water
Officials blow Act out of the water
Government bungling and "material deficiencies" in decision-making processes have dealt a severe blow to the ability of the department of water...

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