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'No indication' that Cape Town would face drought - city official 20 Feb 2017
Cape Town - The City of Cape Town postponed plans for addition water storage schemes as there was no indication that a severe drought was on its way, a city official said on Friday.
South Africa: Slight Improvement in Dam Levels 20 Feb 2017
The Department of Water and Sanitation says national water storage has shown a slight improvement this week in a number of the country's dams compared to last week.
Mokonyane gives thumbs-up as Eastern Basin plant treats 94 Mℓ/d of AMD 20 Feb 2017
SPRINGS ( – Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has lauded the successes achieved at the Eastern Basin acid mine drainage (AMD) treatment plant, in Springs, in Gauteng.
Cape Town residents urged to use groundwater as drought continues 03 Feb 2017
The City of Cape Town has encouraged residents who use groundwater or boreholes, to do so responsibly.
Water scarcity dominates 6th World Sustainability Forum discussions 03 Feb 2017
Water scarcity has dominated discussions at the 6th World Sustainability Forum being held in Cape Town.
Dam levels effectively at 29.2% - City of Cape Town 31 Jan 2017
Cape Town – The City of Cape Town said in a statement on Monday that the amount of water it has access to is less than the dam levels reported because of the difficulty in extracting the last 10% of water in dams
Cape Town may be upgraded to tougher water restrictions 23 Jan 2017
Cape Town - On Thursday the City of Cape Town's mayoral committee requested that council implement more severe water restrictions at its sitting next week.
R8.1 Million Water Project to Bring Relief to Bushbuckridge Villages 13 Jan 2017
The Bushbuckridge municipality, in partnership with the Kruger National Park, has set aside a budget for a project that is expected to help alleviate water shortages in villages adjacent to the park.
Water shortages still a concern despite recent rainfall 13 Jan 2017
South Africa will need ten times as much rainfall as the amount of rain it received in the past week to pull the country out of its water shortage crisis, the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) said on Wednesday.
Outa broadens scope to investigate water administration issues 13 Jan 2017
The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) on Wednesday said it would set its sights on South Africa’s ongoing water issues, through the introduction of an additional portfolio aimed at investigating possible maladministration within the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS), regarding concerns around governance, transparency and corruption.
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