Residents Battle South African Gov't for Safe Water
Despite court action against local authorities for the polluted water supply caused by run-off from nearby coal mines, residents of Carolina say it is still unsafe.
The North Gauteng High Court's judgement ordered the municipality to supply residents of Carolina with potable drinking water.
Democratic Alliance, 17 July 2012
All indications are that the controversial water quality problems in Carolina are the tip of the iceberg. read more »
Democratic Alliance, 16 July 2012
The Gert Sibande District Municipality has failed to comply with the North Gauteng High Court's order to supply residents of Carolina with potable drinking water by Friday morning ... read more »
Democratic Alliance, 10 July 2012
The North Gauteng High Court has ordered the Chief Albert Luthuli Municipality to supply residents of Carolina with potable drinking water within seventy-two hours. It is a ... read more »
South African Government, 10 July 2012
As you are aware the North Gauteng High court delivered its judgment today on the matter concerning the supply of water to the residents of Carolina. We welcome the decision of the ... read more »
Democratic Alliance, 2 July 2012
The town of Carolina in Mpumalanga is an example of a collective failure of water governance. Both the Department of Water and the Chief Albert Luthuli Municipality failed in their ... read more »
The country's drinking water is among the best in the world, and it remains among a few in the world where water can still be consumed from the tap according to the minister of ... Read more »