Close

Water management

DWS to re-prioritise funds for drought relief

The Acting Director-General of the Department of Water and Sanitation, Mbulelo Tshangana, convened a two-day drought intervention meeting with managers and executives from the Department, Water Entities, and the Ministry of Human Settlements, Water...

Water conservation critical to water security

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) would like to urge water users and communities to continue conserving and using the available water sparingly and wisely. This is due to there not being much improvement in water levels in the Mpumalanga...

At least R126bn needed for water infrastructure

A total of R126 billion is needed to fund new infrastructure to revive SA’s dwindling water resources. However, endemic corruption in project development and drought has rendered the country among the 30 driest in the world. This is what President...

’The Uncomfortable Truth’: SA’s water crisis

The Department of Water and Sanitation estimates that South Africans lose 37% to 41% of our available water to leaks at an estimated cost of R6-billion a year. eNCA took a look at the country’s water woes in a special debate. Source:...