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  • 30 Apr 2019- 13:32 by Local Press Report POLOKWANE The South African Water supply to Polokwane, capital of South Africa's Limpopo Province and surrounding areas has been restored after protesting community members locked the gates and took the keys at Olifantspoort Pump Station and Water
  • 31 Aug 2018- 06:53 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG News 24 Johannesburg Water has placed water tankers at strategic locations across the city to assist residents after a power outage caused by a fire at the Eikenhoff pump station resulted in large parts of Johannesburg being without water. The
  • 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 Ramaphosa send more security and introduce
  • 23 Nov 2017- 08:50 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Times Live Johannesburg Water is working to repair the biggest leak in its history‚ city officials said on Wednesday. Water tanks were deployed to several areas in the north of the city after taps were cut off to avoid reservoirs running dry as
  • 8 Aug 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa Africa’s largest water utility, Rand Water of South Africa, will invest $1.2 billion USD to expand water infrastructure and refurbish existing supply systems over the next five years, in order to meet a projected 4.6 to 4.8
  • 22 Jul 2016- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MASERU, Lesotho Construction of the $1.8 billion USD Polihali Dam under the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) is being held up by allegations of corruption. The reports of corruption, published in South African media this month, pointed the finger
  • 20 Jun 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa South Africa’s Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has imposed 20 percent water restrictions in Western Cape province due to lower-than-average rainfall last season. The capital, Cape Town, as well as the cities of George,
  • 3 Jun 2016- 09:59 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN News 24 Although 89.4% of households in South Africa have access to piped water, less than half of them enjoy water in the comfort of their own homes. Access Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology Social Issues Utilities Water Industry Water
  • 24 May 2016- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa South Africa could face a 1.1 billion cubic meter water deficit in 20 years unless measures are taken to conserve existing supply sources and invest in new water infrastructure, the country’s Water Research Commission (WRC)
  • 15 Apr 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa Rand Water, Africa’s largest water utility, has initiated salary and wage negotiations with the South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) in hopes of preventing a disruption in bulk water services in Gauteng Province.
  • 23 Feb 2016- 10:19 by Local Press Report TANTA Egypt Independent Drinking water supplies were cut in 100 villages in Gharbiya on Monday, forcing residents to resort to groundwater and buying jerrycans of fresh water. The cuts were blamed on poor maintenance procedures at water pumping stations.
  • 18 Feb 2016- 08:40 by Local Press Report ASWAN Egypt Independent Dozens of houses in the Al-Karour area in Aswan have been flooded by wastewater after a main pipe burst for the second time in a month, causing water and power cuts in the neighborhood and surrounding areas. Innovation, Infrastructure
  • 9 Feb 2016- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt needs $2.8 billion USD to finance construction of wastewater treatment plants in the coming years, President Abdel Fattah al Sisi said. Speaking at the inauguration of water and housing projects in Sixth of October City last weekend,
  • 8 Feb 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptians should be prepared for “water scarcity” as a result of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project, according to Mahmoud Raslan, head of Egypt’s Holding Company for Water and Wastewater. “There is a scarcity of water due to the
  • 17 Nov 2015- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa South African water service providers and consumers should shift their focus from battling the current drought to finding long-term solutions to ensure adequate water supply in the country, according to Water Minister Nomvula