Monthly Archives: May 2015

Brace for water shortages

[Translate] Brace for water shortages as drought cuts reserves.  Water demand to outstrip supply as early as 2025. South Africa is facing water shortages after the worst drought since 1992 cut dam levels by 12% from a year earlier as … Continue reading

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Raw sewerage on its way to the Vaal Dam

[Translate] A project which will pump raw sewerage into the Vaal Dam is in an advanced stage, James Letuka, a DA member of the Free State provincial legislature, told News24. After receiving a complaint from local councillors, Letuka visited Deneysville … Continue reading

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South Africa’s taps are running dry

[Translate] According to the former minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, Edna Molewa South Africa has fully allocated 98 per cent of the county’s water source and this means that future generations in the country will only have 2 per … Continue reading

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