Phiri Water Case: Constitutional Court Fails the Poor and the Constitution

11 10 2009

PUBLIC STATEMENT
Thursday 8th October 2009

JUDGMENT SHOWS A LAZY LEGALISM AND WHOLLY BIASED AND CONTRADICTORY REASONING IN RULING THAT FREE BASIC WATER POLICY IS ‘REASONABLE’ AND PRE-PAID WATER METERS ARE ‘LAWFUL’ Read the rest of this entry »





Phiri Water Rights Case Heads To The Constitutional Cout on 2 and 3 September 2009

26 08 2009

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Johannesburg, 26 August 2009

The Mazibuko appeal against the SCA judgment of 30 April 2009 will be heard in the Constitutional Court, where the applicants will argue that prepayment water meters in Phiri should be declared unlawful, and that the City’s Free Basic Water policy is insufficient to meet the basic needs of poor Phiri households.
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HELEN ZILLE MUST STOP TRYING TO SCORE CHEAP POLITICAL POINTS WITH THE LIVES OF THE POOR

10 03 2009

COALITION AGAINST WATER PRIVATISATION
PRESS STATEMENT
Tuesday 10th March 2009

CITY OF CAPE TOWN ‘WATER MANAGEMENT DEVICES’ ARE NOTHING MORE THAN PRE-PAID METERS IN DRAG Read the rest of this entry »





Solidarity: Water Struggle Reaches Supreme Court of Appeal

18 02 2009

PRESS RELEASE
Tuesday 17th February 2009

APPEAL HEARING TO TAKE PLACE IN BLOEMFONTEIN FROM 23rd – 25th FEBRUARY

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