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September, 2017

  • 5 September

    National water levels still in crisis

    Photo: Jonathon Scheepers

    By Jomiro Eming The past week saw two significant announcements with regards to the water situation of the country. First off, rumours emerged that Amatola Water withdrew their services from the Makana Municiplality as of the 31st August, due to an unpaid R40 million bill for water management. Then, the …

May, 2017

  • 24 May

    Makana at Crisis Point: 90 Days Left

    Water poster

    Pearl Munemo  The water crisis is real and it’s here. Cape Town recently announced that water supplies have run dry, and Settler’s dam has dropped to 30% water capacity – a level at which water can no longer be extracted. According to acting municipal manager Mandisi Planga, there are approximately …