Forget power cuts. What is happening to our water supply is much more serious. After two decades of little or no maintenance of municipal sewerage plants, corruption and indifference, South Africans are vulnerable to medieval, water-borne diseases and something even more serious: thirst.
Limpopo residents are hard hit by the drought, as their situation continues to get worse. Residents of Madobi village, near Makhado, are now struggling to get drinking water as many of the boreholes in the area have dried up.