Steve Kretzmann is a freelance journalist with over 20 years of experience.

In 2006 he founded West Cape News, a news agency that helped develop young journalists.

He also runs The Critter, an online arts reviewing website and is editor of Mother City News, a monthly community newspaper.

Steve Kretzmann

Basic information

Steve Kretzmann
arts, urban affairs
South Africa
Cape Town

Supported projects

Big business guzzled water as Cape Town’s dam levels plummeted

  • Environment
  • Industry

CAPE TOWN - As dam levels dropped rapidly at the end of 2017 and Cape Town faced the looming threat of becoming the first major city where taps would run dry, households were forced to pull out all the stops to save water. But Coca Cola and other big industrial users were given a free pass.