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South Africa: Kimberley to cut water supply

The Sol Plaatje municipality plans to cut all water supplies to Kimberley this week to do repairs, a municipal spokesperson said on Tuesday.

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South Africa: Free State municipality violated constitution on water issue

“The Democratic Alliance welcomes the steps taken by the SA Human Rights Commission in Brandfort… regarding their failure to provide regular water to the community,” DA parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko said.

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USA: Man sentenced to gaol for harvesting rainwater

Gary Harrington, an Oregon (USA) man, will be spending a month in jail, after being convicted on nine misdemeanor charges. His crime? “Illegally” collecting rain water on his own property.

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Carolina residents demand clean water

Judgment is expected today in an urgent application for access to clean water in Carolina, Mpumalanga. Lawyers for Human Rights and the Legal Resources Centre, acting for the Federation for a Sustainable Environment and Silobela Concerned Community, filed an urgent application in the High Court in Pretoria when no agreement could be reached with the […]

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6 Good Reasons to Install a Rain Water Tank

Rain barrels or rainwater tanks are incredibly easy to set up and use, and there are plenty of good reasons to use one. Here are just a few: 1. You’ll cut back on water usage for your lawn and garden. Your rain barrel or rainwater tank can collect runoff during storms and rain, which you […]

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Tshwane / Pretoria residents will pay more for electricity & water

Municipal tariff increases for Tshwane / Pretoria residents came into effect at the beginning of July, the City of Tshwane said on Wednesday. As a result, Pretoria residents’ monthly bills would be higher than in previous months, spokeswoman Nomasonto Ndlovu said in a statement. She said property rates had gone up 12 percent, electricity tariffs […]

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