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  1. South Africa: Outcry Over Water Tanker Dumping Incident

    30 Jul 2020- 10:49 by Local Press Report DURBAN Times Live Officials in KwaZulu-Natal want a full investigation after a water tanker seemingly dumped its load in a drought-ravaged part of the province. The video, which has been circulating on social media ...

    Local Press Report - 07/30/2020 - 10:49

  2. Water Operator Partnerships In Asia And Africa Supported By New Initiative

    12 Oct 2019- 11:14 by Local Press Report DURBAN Global Water Operators Partnership Alliance OFID (the OPEC Fund for International Development) and GWOPA (the Global Water Operators Partnerships Alliance) have entered, following a first collaboration for 1 ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2019 - 10:16

  3. South Africa Citrus Industry Urges Improved Water Stewardship

    12 Oct 2019- 11:13 by Local Press Report DURBAN Fruitnet The latest development in pursuing sustainable water use in South Africa has come from the Citrus Growers’ Association (CGA), which announced to growers recently that it has put together a number of ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2019 - 11:13

  4. South Africa: Umlazi Protesters Blame Corruption For Water Shortage

    17 Jul 2019- 10:06 by Local Press Report DURBAN News24 Residents used trees and stones to block several roads in the Engonyameni area near Umlazi, south of Durban, on Monday. The protest was in response to a lack of water. Teaching and learning was disrup ...

    Local Press Report - 07/17/2019 - 10:06

  5. South Africa Assures Public, Tourists That Tap Water Is Safe

    15 Mar 2019- 11:53 by Local Press Report DURBAN IOL News South Africa's tap water is safe to drink, the Department of Water and Sanitation said on Wednesday following a media report in which an online travel company alleged otherwise. "Governmen ...

    Local Press Report - 03/15/2019 - 11:53

  6. Umgeni Water Chief Says Desal Too Costly

    29 Oct 2018- 10:29 by Local Press Report DURBAN IOL The idea of using desalination as an alternative to augment Umgeni Water’s water resources will be written off unless industries can be convinced to buy-in and support the concept. Umgeni Water chief exe ...

    Local Press Report - 10/29/2018 - 10:29

  7. Women May Get Standing-Style Urinals After Successful South Africa Trials

    1 Aug 2018- 08:08 by Local Press Report DURBAN Business Insider Schools should be a testing ground for female urinals, a new report commissioned by the Water Research Commission (WRC) says – and if they work there, such standing urinals should be rolled o ...

    Local Press Report - 08/01/2018 - 08:08

  8. South Africa Utility Execs Face Fury Over Vegas Conference Visit

    13 Jun 2018- 16:57 by Local Press Report DURBAN IOL News The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) has lambasted the Umgeni Water board for sending interim board members and other officials on an expensive trip to Las Vegas in the US while the Department ...

    Local Press Report - 06/13/2018 - 16:57

  9. South Africa Province Threatens To Deploy Army In Water-starved Municipality

    9 Jun 2018- 11:26 by Local Press Report DURBAN Times Live The army could be deployed on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast where municipal workers have allegedly sabotaged the water system. Premier Willies Mchunu said his office had requested that Cyril Ramaph ...

    Local Press Report - 06/09/2018 - 11:26

  10. BRICS Nations Vow Enhanced Cooperation In Improving Water Infrastructure, Water Resource Management

    21 May 2018- 05:59 by OOSKAnews Info DURBAN, South Africa The Environment Ministers of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (the BRICS nations) have reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris accord in dealing with climate change worldwide. Regardi ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/05/2018 - 10:27

  11. New Dam Plans Will Provide Water to Thirsty Durban

    19 Feb 2018- 10:32 by Local Press Report DURBAN The Independent Mkomazi River water could be channelled through a 32km tunnel by 2025 to help quench the thirst in the eThekwini Municipality. The building of the Smithfield Dam will require the expropriatio ...

    Local Press Report - 02/19/2018 - 10:32

  12. Crackdown on Sand Mining in KwaZulu-Natal

    24 Oct 2017- 10:16 by Local Press Report DURBAN Infrastructure News The Department of Water and Sanitation is cracking down on the unlawful use of water through sand mining in KwaZulu-Natal. Private companies and individuals have been identified as the ma ...

    Local Press Report - 10/24/2017 - 10:16

  13. Drought Means Good News for Some Businesses

    5 Oct 2017- 11:05 by Local Press Report Durban Cape Business News As the water crisis intensifies‚ South African companies are working furiously to meet demand for smart water restrictors. Durban-based Utility Systems‚ which has supplied the Cape Town mun ...

    Local Press Report - 10/05/2017 - 11:05

  14. Umgeni Water: 'whistleblower' Retracts Claims

    4 Jul 2017- 10:28 by Local Press Report DURBAN Engineering News On the same day Umgeni Water chief executive Cyril Gamede, who had been suspended pending corruption allegations, left the utility, an anonymous letter exonerating him was sent to the board, ...

    Local Press Report - 07/04/2017 - 10:28

  15. Drought-Hit Residents Forced to Buy ‘Illegal’ Water

    18 Nov 2016- 11:17 by Local Press Report DURBAN IOL Residents in the drought-stricken kwaMsani Township in Mtubatuba are spending a fortune buying water illegally drawn from the “dry” Mfolozi River by water dealers. They said they spent a minimum of R600 ...

    Local Press Report - 11/18/2016 - 11:17