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R8.1 Million Water Project to Bring Relief to Bushbuckridge Villages 13 Jan 2017
The Bushbuckridge municipality, in partnership with the Kruger National Park, has set aside a budget for a project that is expected to help alleviate water shortages in villages adjacent to the park.
Water shortages still a concern despite recent rainfall 13 Jan 2017
South Africa will need ten times as much rainfall as the amount of rain it received in the past week to pull the country out of its water shortage crisis, the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) said on Wednesday.
Outa broadens scope to investigate water administration issues 13 Jan 2017
The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) on Wednesday said it would set its sights on South Africa’s ongoing water issues, through the introduction of an additional portfolio aimed at investigating possible maladministration within the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS), regarding concerns around governance, transparency and corruption.
Cape Town's water usage up, despite calls to cut down 11 Jan 2017
Cape Town - Cape Town’s water consumption increased between the last week of 2016 and the first week of 2017, despite calls to use less.
Water department appoints new DG 21 Dec 2016
Dan Metlana Mashitisho has been appointed director-general of the Department of Water and Sanitation, effective January 3.
Western Cape dam levels fall to less than half their capacity 15 Dec 2016
The average water level of Western Cape dams is less than 50% of capacity, local government MEC Anton Bredell confirmed on Wednesday.
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