Last week Friday afternoon fifteen water leaks had been reported in the Schoemansville, Hartbeespoort.
Ward councillor Graeme peplar, as well as various residents reported the water leaks.
“The problem seems to be that the municipality only reacts quickly if a major pipe bursts,” said Graeme.
“The municipal value, according to the municipal valuation role, . . . → Read More: Fifteen water leaks in one suburb in one day!
Businesses in the Brits industrial area have been suffering under the severe pollution of the De Kroon rivulet running through the area the past three weeks.
The rivulet appeared to be bloody and filled with fatty deposits, similar to suspected pollution from the Brits abbatoir earlier this year.
After two weeks of complaints by various . . . → Read More: Bloody pollution
Stake holders in North West have been urged to pay more attention to conserving water as a key strategic issue for the province’s long term development plan.
“We must continuously check the capacity of our water, state of water infrastructure and developing better options of delivering water to our communities. If we are serious about . . . → Read More: Conserve water in the NW urges expert
Rustenburg – Access to water is a basic human right. One North West man’s dream of providing the Lethabile community with improved access to water will be filled today , Thursday 2 August 2012.08.03 Kagiso Manthe, a 27 year old satellite TV installer, spent much of his childhood visiting his aunt in Lethabile where he . . . → Read More: Water brings life to North West community.
An administrator and team of experts were supposed to take over the Madibeng Municipality this week, but no administrator is visible and the municipality, as well as the provincial government are keeping num on the situation. In the meantime it has been announced that the national minister of cooperative government and traditional affairs will visit . . . → Read More: Where is the administrator? (Madibeng municipality)
By Sharon Davies
Water is considered the key limiting factor to development in the North West. The western part of the province is arid, encompassing the eastern part of the Kalahari Desert with a rainfall of less than 300mm a year. The central part is typically semi-arid receiving 500mm a year and the eastern part . . . → Read More: Sustainable Development – North West Province
R62 000 spent on rented cars for mayor
The Madibeng municipality was informed this week that the department of local government had decided to place it back under administration – again.
On Tuesday afternoon the municipal management met with the North West provincial portfolio committee to argue against the decision.
In a motivation document it . . . → Read More: Madibeng under administration?
Sonop outside of Brits has become a cesspit. The three months long sewage spills in Sonop outside of Brits has now become life threatening as children and animals become sick.
All the sewage manholes in all the properties in Akasia street are overflowing and residents had to dig furrows leading into the street to stop . . . → Read More: Brits: Sonop in the s… (age)
Despite the fact that the Madibeng Municipality is facing criminal charges for discharging unpurified sewage into the Crocodile River, its water was found acceptable in the 2012 Blue Drop report.
Water Affairs Minister Edna Molewa announced the results of the 2012 Blue Drop Certification on Monday.
Madibeng is one of the 47& of South Africa’s . . . → Read More: Madibeng’s water drops not too bad