Sewage Plants

Millionaire golf estate sucks water

Mansions at Blair Atholl illegally used water from boreholes. The estate is now trying to get permission for this — after the fact

50 000 litres of sewage flow into SA’s rivers every second

Every second, 50 000 litres of sewage flow into the country’s rivers, a result of no maintenance because of corruption and incompetence

​Bacteria turn sewage into clean water and electricity in self-powered plant

A microbial fuel cell can process sewage on a small or very large scale and solve the problem of water treatment, some five years from now.

Report reveals rotten state of SA’s sewage plants

The shocking state of SA's sewage plants was revealed in the long-awaited Green Drop Report released by Water Affairs Minister Buyelwa Sonjica.

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Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it