n Local Government Bulletin - From the courts : the right to water a matter of dignity
|Article Title||From the courts : the right to water a matter of dignity|
|© Publisher:||Dullah Omar Institute|
|Journal||Local Government Bulletin|
|Publication Date||Apr 2008|
|Pages||21 - 23|
According to the Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, "water is life, sanitation is dignity." Water, as a human right, is essential to sustain life, development and the environment. In Mazibuko and Others v the City of Johannesburg and Others the fundamental right to have access to sufficient water and the right to human dignity were tested.
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