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We need to synergize and deliver water to people

The Minister of Water and Sanitation (DWS), Senzo Mchunu, and his deputies were in the Mpumalanga Province for their seventh provincial working session. The purpose of the working session was to engage a variety of stakeholders to fully understand...

Garob wind farm ready for commercial operation

Garob wind farm, which is located near the remote Northern Cape town of Copperton in the Siyathemba Local Municipality, will be able to generate 573 GWh every year, potentially preventing the emission of approximately 600,000 tons of CO2 into...
Hout Bay beach in Cape Town.

An update on flooding in Western Cape catchments

The National Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) provides advisorys regarding floods in some catchments in the Western Cape. As of Saturday, 4 December 2021, the South African Weather Service (SAWS) issued a revised Impact Based Warning for...

Informal waste recycling site in Tswane removed

A plot of privately owned land that was being used as an informal waste recycling site has been cleared, thanks to a court order. The City of Tshwane has successfully implemented an eviction order with the affected private property owner concerning...

Sentiment among civil contractors weakens in Q4

Delays in awarding infrastructure projects are believed to be responsible for confidence in South Africa’s civil construction industry dropping in the fourth quarter of this year. Confidence levels deteriorated despite most of the underlying...