Department of Water Affairs

 
Why South Africa needs an independent water regulator
Why South Africa needs an independent water regulator
South Africa’s water sector is inadequately regulated. This has the potential to contribute significantly to economic decline in the face of...
An El Niño away from water crisis
An El Niño away from water crisis
One El Niño is all it will take to throw Gauteng into a water crisis. Consumption already exceeds supply during a year of good rainfall.
Equal access to water is paramount if South Africa is to change
Equal access to water is paramount if South Africa is to change
As the country’s water resources continue to be under pressure, the question of equity and the allocation of water for transformation, the goal...
The other water crisis: Eastern Cape is in serious danger
The other water crisis: Eastern Cape is in serious danger
The Cape water crisis has shaken South Africa. The reality that easy access to clean running water will soon be stripped from one of SA’s most...
Mokonyane rejects Outa's claims of delay tactics in Lesotho water project
Mokonyane rejects Outa's claims of delay tactics in Lesotho water project
Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has rejected with contempt...
SA may need to turn to private sector to solve its water crisis
SA may need to turn to private sector to solve its water crisis
South Africa’s water and sanitation infrastructure is crumbling because of a chronic lack of investment. The department of water affairs says it...
R200m water plant opened in Nkandla
R200m water plant opened in Nkandla
The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), which runs the Nkandla local municipality, has criticised the opening of a new water treatment works 2km from...
Bosveld Phosphates pollutes Kruger rivers, again
Bosveld Phosphates pollutes Kruger rivers, again
A leak at the Bosveld Phosphates's plant in Phalaborwa, adjacent to the Kruger National Park in Limpopo, has spilled polluted water into rivers...
Providing much-needed experience
Providing much-needed experience
In 2009, the department of water and environmental affairs urged municipalities to ensure that they were equipped with the skills and resources to...
Towards effective water management
Towards effective water management
One only needs to look at where South Africa sources its water from to realise that there are significant challenges in supplying the citizens of...
Addressing the water skills shortage
Addressing the water skills shortage
According to Rand Water chief executive Percy Sechemane, the goal of the Rand Water Academy is to develop a pool of skilled and capable workers...
Focusing on SA’s water sector skills challenges
Focusing on SA’s water sector skills challenges
According to the department of water affairs, approximately 70% of the gross domestic product of South Africa is supported by water from the...

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