Department of Water and Sanitation

 
R49bn to rehabilitate 6 000 mines
R49bn to rehabilitate 6 000 mines
The department of mineral resources and energy needs an estimated R49-billion to rehabilitate about 6 000 mines abandoned by their owners.
Why I decided to work for Lindiwe Sisulu
Why I decided to work for Lindiwe Sisulu
My friendship with Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu goes back a long way. When I was spokesperson for the National...
PODCAST: Troubled waters — High and dry in Gauteng
PODCAST: Troubled waters — High and dry in Gauteng
The climate crisis is complicated. Colourful Numbers is a new podcast that attempts...
Tens of millions spent on repairs but sewage still flows in the Vaal
Tens of millions spent on repairs but sewage still flows in the Vaal
The smell is nauseating. The grass has been turned into a faecal marshland yet the cattle drink and trot towards the Vaal River. The Lekwa...
Panic over water in Gauteng is misplaced
Panic over water in Gauteng is misplaced
It has been a hot, dry October in much of the interior of South Africa. And the rains have started later than usual. So it was not surprising that...
Tito tackles the water crisis
Tito tackles the water crisis
This week about 2 500 residents in Tshwane experienced what could be a daily occurrence in South Africa should the country leave its water...
Mkhwebane in bid to appeal Nkwinti order
Mkhwebane in bid to appeal Nkwinti order
Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is seeking to appeal another interim interdict, this one granted to Water and Sanitation Minister Gugile...
Kropz’s ‘irregular’ water licence
Kropz’s ‘irregular’ water licence
Environmental organisations’ issues with the Western Cape phosphate mine’s water use licence will go before the Water Tribunal, after a...
Water dept under fire as Gift of the Givers withdraws from drought-hit Makhanda
Water dept under fire as Gift of the Givers withdraws from drought-hit Makhanda
After providing assistance of R15-million over four months to drought-stricken Makana municipality in the Eastern Cape, Dr Imtiaz Sooliman of...
Nkwinti launches last-minute court bid to prevent release of PP report
Nkwinti launches last-minute court bid to prevent release of PP report
Just a few hours before Public Protector advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane is scheduled to publicly release investigation reports, Water and Sanitation...
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...
This is why we don’t have water
This is why we don’t have water
The department of water and sanitation is crippled. 

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