Water Affairs and Forestry Department

 
Too damned late to brag about dam
Too damned late to brag about dam
The De Hoop Dam in Sekhukhune, Limpopo –inaugurated by President Jacob Zuma amid great fanfare ahead of South Africa’s recent election – has...
Cow heap attracts Blue Scorpions
Cow heap attracts Blue Scorpions
A controversial Free State dairy farm faces tough questions from the Blue Scorpions over the dumping of dead cows in a ditch near a river on the...
Water department in tricky legal waters
Water department in tricky legal waters
The department of water affairs, through the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), is taking the Stellenbosch municipality to court for polluting...
Water affairs without a director general, again
Water affairs without a director general, again
Earlier on Friday, sources close to the department said that he had been fired, while others said he had handed his resignation in.
Legality of operations a grey area if old-order rights exist
Legality of operations a grey area if old-order rights exist
The list of mines was supplied to the Mail & Guardian by the department's director for communication services, Mava Scott.
Saving Cyril: Molewa accused of meddling
Saving Cyril: Molewa accused of meddling
It was discovered that they operated without water licences, government sources told the Mail & Guardian.
Sound water policy: Govt can't do it alone
Sound water policy: Govt can't do it alone
The challenge of managing our water resources requires proactive solutions, especially with the reality of climate change on our doorstep. In...
Carolina residents take their water woes to court
Carolina residents take their water woes to court
The problems for Carolina started in January, when heavy rains culminated in 82mm falling in two hours. Suddenly the dam that provided the town's...
Over 500 suffering from diarrhoea in Delmas
Over 500 suffering from diarrhoea in Delmas
A total of 532 cases of diarrhoea have been recorded in Delmas, Mpumalanga, and there was still no clarity on the cause, the Water Affairs and...
Vaal River pollution a 'crisis', says scientist
Vaal River pollution a 'crisis', says scientist
Pollution of the Vaal River has reached crisis proportions, an environmental scientist said on Tuesday.
Durban harbour water recovering from chemical spill
Durban harbour water recovering from chemical spill
Water quality in Durban's harbour has started to improve following the release of chemicals from a blazing chemical storage depot, a senior Water...

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