LIMPOPO – Vhembe District Municipality, responsible for providing water services to the entire district, appears to have lost over R 300 million which was invested with the embattled VBS Mutual Bank.
After two decades, clean water will once again flow when Mgobodzi residents open their taps. Those residents in the village in the Nkomazi local municipality in Mpumalanga, who could afford to pay R15 for 25 litres of water had no choice but to share streams with animals.
Cape Town’s drought could fuel growing resistance to common antibiotics as more people are expected to become sick when normal hygiene practices are pushed aside in the name of saving water – resulting in more antibiotics being dispensed.
As National Nutrition Week 2017 comes to an end on Sunday (15 October) the Department of Health (DoH) has urged all South Africans to make a conscious decision to make water their drink of choice.
LIMPOPO – Lesedi Clinic in Lephapane, outside Tzaneen in the Mopani District has gone without water for four months after the water supply was found to be infested with bacteria. Mogale Mojela reports that the water has been switched off altogether.