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  1. Protecting Groundwater From Coronavirus Mass Grave Contamination

    19 May 2020- 05:15 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Reuters From building cemeteries away from human settlements to erecting fences around graves, South Africa is drawing up plans to protect the country’s water supply from contamination if mass coronavi ...

    Local Press Report - 05/19/2020 - 08:09

  2. South Africa Water Minister Faces Allegations Of Staff Misconduct

    6 May 2020- 07:19 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG The South African Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu may be in for a tough week, after it was claimed that two high-profile officials are ready to reveal all about the bad behaviour involving ...

    Local Press Report - 05/06/2020 - 07:19

  3. Water Supply, Sanitation Inadequacies During South Africa COVID Lockdown

    19 Apr 2020- 09:21 by Staff- Water Diplomat JOHANNESBURG, South Africa Basic water and hygiene supplies have been described as lacking in parts of South Africa during the country's COVID-19 lockdown, which is currently planned to extend to 30 April. ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 07:02

  4. South African Municipalities Should Not Cut Off Residents' Water Supply

    6 Apr 2020- 10:38 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG News24 Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Lindiwe Sisulu appealed to municipalities to refrain from abruptly cutting water supply to residents because it impinged on their basic right t ...

    Local Press Report - 04/06/2020 - 10:38

  5. South Africa Centralises Control Of Irrigation And Water Catchment Management In COVID-19 Response

    6 Apr 2020- 10:24 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG The South Africa Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu addressed the nation on Thursday 2 April to give an update about the state of water affairs during the COVID-19 outbreak. ...

    Local Press Report - 04/06/2020 - 10:24

  6. Fatal Impacts Of Corruption In South Africa Water Sector

    26 Mar 2020- 09:01 by Staff- Water Diplomat JOHANNESBURG, South Africa Corruption plays an important part in who gets water and how much and how it is delivered in South Africa according to a new report from Water Integrity Network and Corruption Watch. “ ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 11:07

  7. South Africa: Functionality Of Water Management Agencies Remains Inconsistent

    3 Feb 2020- 07:57 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Daily Maverick As the Dutch foreign minister Stef Blok visits South Africa to discuss water management co-operation once again, only two out of nine of this country’s catchment management agencies are f ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2020 - 07:57

  8. Madagascar Mine Contaminates Water Resources With Uranium And Lead

    27 Dec 2019- 07:06 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Reuters Water downstream of a Rio Tinto mine in southern Madagascar contains high concentrations of uranium and lead, potentially endangering local residents who depend on a nearby lake and river for d ...

    Local Press Report - 12/27/2019 - 07:06

  9. South Africa: Lesotho Water Tunnel Reopens After Maintenance

    7 Dec 2019- 12:11 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG SA People News The Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) tunnel has been re-opened with water already reaching the Saulspoort Dam in Bethlehem in the Free State. Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2019 - 12:11

  10. South Africa Launches National Master Plan For Water

    1 Dec 2019- 09:24 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG News 24 An estimated R900bn will be required to ensure the country's water security for the next 10 years and beyond. This is based on the financial model by the Department of Water and Sanitation ...

    Local Press Report - 12/01/2019 - 09:30

  11. New South Africa Water Scarcity Crisis?

    4 Nov 2019- 07:13 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG News 24 Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says that, while she acknowledges that parts of South Africa are facing water scarcity, there is no need to panic. On Monday, Sisu ...

    Local Press Report - 11/04/2019 - 07:13

  12. South Africa Water Minister Urges Urgent Attention To Avoid Sector Collapse

    17 Jul 2019- 12:25 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Times Live Lindiwe Sisulu, tasked by President Cyril Ramaphosa to clean up the department of human settlements, water and sanitation, says SA's water sector requires urgent attention and more reso ...

    Local Press Report - 07/17/2019 - 12:25

  13. Diamond Miner Sues South Africa For $2.1 Billion USD Over Deposits Lost In Water Project Development

    17 May 2019- 07:58 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Mining Technology Josias van Zyl, managing director of Swissborough Diamond Mining, has filed a R29.9bn ($2.1bn) lawsuit against South African President Cyril Ramaphosa in the latest chapter in a dispu ...

    Local Press Report - 05/17/2019 - 08:07

  14. Backlash Against "It's Not Made In China" Bottled Water Brand

    28 Mar 2019- 09:13 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG South China Morning Post A South African bottled water company called “It’s Not Made in China” is considering changing its name after facing backlash on Chinese social media. The company’s product firs ...

    Local Press Report - 03/28/2019 - 09:13

  15. South Africa: Water Shortage Predicted, Where Is That Wastewater Audit?

    26 Feb 2019- 12:02 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Ground Up The Green Drop Report, which was introduced in 2009 as an annual audit of South Africa’s 824 sewage works, has not been published in any form since 2013. It indicated that treated sewage was ...

    Local Press Report - 02/26/2019 - 12:02

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