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Cape Town’s desalination plant budget dries up

If the national government doesn't intervene, residents could end up footing the bill

Letters to the editor: February 16 to 22

Readers write in about how to deal with the water crisis and the pitfalls of an ANC 'democracy'

What are the rules on boreholes? Can you use seawater to flush?

"We have to reassess our relationship with water, and the City supports the move by residents to explore more sustainable water-wise technologies"

Cape Town races to beat Day Zero

The city could run out of water in March and is rushing to get measures such as desalination in place

Drought-struck coastal cities go for expensive Plan B

Slow work on water department projects blamed for ‘last resort’ emergency freshwater plants.

Urgent move on polluted water

Water Affairs department's plan of desalination to deal with acid mine drainage has to be fast-tracked before sulphate levels reach dangerous levels.

Global water crisis sparks surge in desalination

The world's unquenchable thirst for clean water drove a record increase in the desalination of seawater and reuse of sewage last year.

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Sounding the alarm on shack fire losses

A tech solution to fires in informal settlements comes with insurance that pays out the victims of these blazes

How smuggled gold destined for Dubai or Singapore has links to France and Mali

Three Malagasy citizens were apprehended at OR Tambo International airport, but now the trail is found to connect to France and Mali

Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

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