Masvingo Left With 2 Months Water Chemical Supplies

By Correspondent Masvingo City is left with only two months supply of critical water treatment chemicals. This was revealed by the Public Works Committee during  a recent full council meeting. “On water treatment chemical stock levels,  Aluminium Sulphate would last for about 65 days. “Hydrated lime was stocked to meet requirements for the next 34 […]

South Africa Running Out Of Water

By Open Council South Africa may run out of water by 2030 according to a report by the eNCA. The publication states that a recently released National Water and Sanitation Master plan revealed this. “(It) indicates that demand for water will exceed available supply by 2030 if preventative measures are not taken. “Seven of the […]

Crisis: Bulawayo Left With Three Months Water Supply

By Correspondent Bulawayo faces a potential disaster as it is only left with water supply for three months. This was revealed by Councilor Mpumelelo Moyo during a recent Full Council meetings. “According to the presented figures, the amount of water left from the sources can only sustain the city for six months. “But if we […]

Marondera To Get Smart Water Meters

By Correspondent Marondera municipality is planning to install pre-paid water meters for all residents. This will bring to an end high water bills due to estimated readings. Council’s Public Relations officer Mr Kudakwashe Tapfumaneyi said the project is a serious consideration. “The council is yet to commence the project for pre-paid water meter. “It is […]

Mutare Goes Dry

By Correspondent Mutare faces a possible dry week as the city authorities are working to have reinstall valves which have been under maintenance for the past three weeks. This was revealed by the City of Mutare Acting Town Clerk Blessing Chafesuka in a statement released this week. “The City of Mutare would like to inform […]

Stop Lying, ZESA Tells Council

Staff Reporter The Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority ( ZESA) has accused the Municipality of Marondera of lying to residents that the current water woes are a result of a broken down transformer. In a notice, council management stated that the massive water shortages are being caused by a faulty transformer affected by lightning and that […]

Prolonged Water Shortages for Marondera

Staff Reporter The Municipality of Marondera has notified residents on a possible prolonged dry spell following the breakdown of the town’s water pump. The town has been facing massive water shortages for the past three weeks with residents currently relying on water from bush pumps. In a statement, the local authority admitted that it has […]

Deputy Minister Provides Water As Council Struggles

By Correspondent Industry and Commerce Deputy Minister Raj Modi has been providing water for some Bulawayo residents as Council continues struggling to fulfil its mandate. The ZANU PF politician has been going around different locations providing water from tanks and bowsers. This past week he was in Sizinda and Magwegwe. “We have taken the water […]