Close

Water

Deputy Minister meets with Anti-Pollution Task Team

Deputy Minister of Water and Sanitation, Mr David Mahlobo met with the newly established Anti-Pollution Task Team to discuss the Terms of Reference for the purpose of providing a framework for functions and responsibilities of the team. As the...

KwaZulu-Natal rivers run dry

South-Africa is regarded as one of the driest countries in the world. The situation is dire for many KwaZulu-Natal rivers, experts and authorities cite ongoing drought and climate change as two of the causes for these rivers shrinking. Source:...

Cape Town river packed with plastic

Participants who took part in the 10th annual Peninsula Paddle were left stunned at the amount of plastic that is suffocating a section of the Black River. Each year the Peninsula Paddle brings together individuals from all over the Mother City....

DWS moves to establish the Anti-Pollution Task Team

The Department of Water and Sanitation moved a step closer to constituting the Anti-Pollution Task Team (APTT) which will deal with escalating incidents of pollution across the country. The intention to establish the Task Team emanates from a call...

Mercury found in KZN river

The Umgeni River is the main water source for communities living around KwaXimba, in Cato Ridge outside Durban . The KwaXimba community is being warned to stay away from a local stream. This comes after revelations that the river has been...