Widespread water and sanitation failures prompt citizen groups to approach the courts
‘The water is not good at all’
How Emalahleni’s contaminated water harms its most vulnerable residents
South Africa’s waste water crisis is making life unbearable for its residents
Living in a ‘critical state’
The price of a South African town’s dirty water
A tsunami of human waste
Rivers and water bodies across South Africa have become too polluted for use, and the government is doing an increasingly poor job of addressing the situation.
Like clockwork, diarrhea among children spikes sharply during Cape Town’s long summer. The city tends to blame the heat and people’s poor hygiene practices, but its own sewage infrastructure may be the real culprit.
How climate change and human activity are driving violence between farming and pastoralist communities.
Where is the water going?
Small farmers struggle as ag titans wheel water for profit
The Gambia’s Water Paradox
How a country with plentiful water resources is failing to provide safe water to its people
We are excited to announce the publication of our latest partner project with SJV Water and The New York Times on the sinking of a small town in California’s San Joaquin Valley.