The water crisis in Gauteng’s three metros looks set to deepen
/ 6 October 2023

The water crisis in Gauteng’s three metros looks set to deepen

Causes are a growing population, ageing infrastructure, poor governance and leaks

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Joburg water crisis not dampening hospital care
/ 6 October 2023

Joburg water crisis not dampening hospital care

Helen Joseph Hospital and Rahima Moosa Mother and Child Hospital is surviving on water tankers amidst Gauteng water crisis

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‘We are living in the Stone Age’, say Gauteng residents of water cuts
/ 6 October 2023

‘We are living in the Stone Age’, say Gauteng residents of water cuts

The reasons change and the blame game goes on while people struggle with severe water shortages

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Joburg Water’s master plan to stop water outages
/ 6 October 2023

Joburg Water’s master plan to stop water outages

Densification and population growth driving water demand, the entity says

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We live in fear of water outages, say residents in Joburg’s Melville
/ 22 June 2023

We live in fear of water outages, say residents in Joburg’s Melville

Ratepayers have warned Johannesburg mayor Kabelo Gwamanda of legal action if the problem is not resolved

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‘A trickle of water is the new normal’, say Joburg residents
/ 30 March 2023

‘A trickle of water is the new normal’, say Joburg residents

Robertsham residents have been hit by water shortages while Joburg Water and Rand Water blame each other and point fingers at Eskom

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‘One day you have water, the next you don’t’ say Vrededorp residents
/ 22 March 2023

‘One day you have water, the next you don’t’ say Vrededorp residents

Vrededorp residents say they are being ‘sabotaged’ by Johannesburg authorities because they are poor

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Load-shedding is causing water-shedding in parts of Johannesburg
/ 6 October 2022

Load-shedding is causing water-shedding in parts of Johannesburg

Rand Water has imposed stage two restrictions to allow Johannesburg Water’s reservoirs to fill up

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‘Governments are still not putting water security at the centre of the climate crisis’
/ 6 September 2022

‘Governments are still not putting water security at the centre of the climate crisis’

The way water has been managed needs to change because policy decisions can no longer be based on historic rainfall patterns

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Nelson Mandela Bay eases back Day Zero but still in crisis
/ 1 September 2022

Nelson Mandela Bay eases back Day Zero but still in crisis

Technical steps have been taken reduce water wastage but political infighting in the metro hinders decision-making and implementation

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Nelson Mandela Bay metro ‘failed to act on water crisis’
/ 22 June 2022

Nelson Mandela Bay metro ‘failed to act on water crisis’

The dam levels have been low for years, the canal transferring water from the Orange River Project to the storage dam was not repaired and the metro rejected help from the state

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All hands to the pump as Nelson Mandela Bay edges to Day Zero
/ 20 June 2022

All hands to the pump as Nelson Mandela Bay edges to Day Zero

Gift of the Givers has started drilling boreholes, while Business Chamber members will help repair leaks

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Water rationing may become the new normal
/ 13 June 2022

Water rationing may become the new normal

Water is treated as if it is an infinite resource but it is a false perception of abundance

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Nelson Mandela Bay is on the brink of Day Zero and faces humanitarian disaster
/ 11 May 2022

Nelson Mandela Bay is on the brink of Day Zero and faces humanitarian disaster

Just a few weeks left until taps run dry in large parts of the metropolitan

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