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DA marches to Premier’s Office for water

Democratic Alliance in the Free State is currently waiting outside OR Tambo House, Bloemfontein, to hand over a memorandum to Premier Sisi Ntombela today....

Soutpan could be without water soon

Power cuts by Eskom – due to non-payment by the Mangaung Metro Municipality – might soon leave the community of Soutpan in the Free...

Lesse uit die droogte

Die onlangse droogte in Suid-Afrika (wat steeds voortduur in sekere dele), was sekerlik een van die ergstes wat ons nog ervaar het. Die droogte...

Water announcements on radio cause panic

After alleged announcements from local radio stations about the dangers of drinking tap water were doing its rounds in the community, the Mangaung Metro...

Notice: Interruption of water supply in Mangaung

Notice is hereby given that Mangaung Metro will be going through its yearly reservoir cleaning programme. This is an operational programme with the purpose of...

Bfn’s brown water ‘no cause for concern’

While numerous residents in Bloemfontein have been complaining about brown water coming from their taps, the Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality has stated that the matter...

Second pipe burst in two weeks in Mangaung

The Mangaung Metro Municipality says the southern region of Bloemfontein, including Pellisier, Phelindaba, Freedom Square and surrounding townships, as well as Dewetsdorp, will be...

FS water restrictions still in place

The Free State Department of Water and Sanitation says there has been a drop in dam levels in the province over the last month. The...

Water rescue plan needed for Qwaqwa

The Department of Water and Sanitation says a rescue plan is needed to provide relief for water-stricken areas such as Qwaqwa in the Free...

Long awaited rains fill up dams

After weeks of heavy rainfall in the country, our rivers and dams are finally filling up. This is good news for all as the...

INFOGRAPHIC: FS dam levels below satisfactory despite recent rainfall

The Department of Water and Sanitation says dam levels in the Free State are still at lower levels despite having rainfall around parts of...

OPINION PIECE: The true impact of floods on communities

Recently parts of South Africa experienced heavy rains and some, due to flash floods, caused havoc in their path leaving a trail of destruction...

Water tariff shock awaits residents

The Mangaung Metro Municipality's higher water tariffs have kicked in on 1 December 2016. This means that many residents might get a huge surprise...

Heatwave hits the central part of South Africa

The South African Weather Service has issued a special weather advisory of heatwave conditions forecasted in central South Africa this week. A forecaster at the...

Mangaung se drinkwater gereeld getoets veral wanneer reservoirs laag is

 Die Mangaung-metro stel inwoners gerus dat die gehalte van drinkwater deurlopend getoets word, veral wanneer reservoirs se watervlakke laag is. Dit kom nadat gerugte veral...

Water in Mangaung safe to drink

The Department of Water and Sanitation in the Free State, Bloem Water and the Mangaung Metro have jointly confirmed that water supply in Bloemfontein...

Indicate use of borehole water with clear, visible signage

The Department of Water and Sanitation is the rightful custodian of both surface water and ground water in terms of water use and allocation....

Sterkfontein Dam water release concerns Cosatu

Cosatu in the Free State is concerned about the water that has been channelled to the Vaal Dam. The trade union says this happens while...