The Department of Water Affairs and Forestry initiated the Blue Drop Certification Programme on 11 September 2008 with the objective of making sure that the quality of drinking water can be managed effectively.

The Blue Drop programme has put in place monitoring programmes for water services institutions and water services providers.

According to the latest report Immense improvement in drinking water management has been observed since the inception of the Blue Drop Certification Programme with 98 systems achieving Blue Drop status in 2012 compared to 25 systems in 2009.

To tell us more about the Blue Drop programme report, we are joined in studio by Noxolo Ncapayi. From the the Department of Water and Sanitation.

Source: SABC Digital News
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