With dam levels on the up due to the copious amounts of rainfall Cape Town has experienced over the last two weeks, residents around the metro have wondered how water tariffs will be affected. Speaking on VOC’s Breakfast show on Wednesday morning, Mayco member for Water and Sanitation, Xanthea Limberg[…]
South Africa’s government remains resolute in working together with affected provinces, municipalities and the private sector to alleviate the impact of on-going drought in parts of the country, the department of water and sanitation (DWS) said on Wednesday. It said while there had been some recovery in large parts of[…]
The Department of Water and Sanitation has disputed Gift of the Givers claims that the foundation will be compensated for drought relief interventions done in Makhanda. It comes after mayor of the town’s Makhanda local municipality Mzukisi Mpahlwa requested assistance from both national and provincial government in January, to avoid[…]
Cape Town’s strict Level 6B water restrictions will remain in place, at least until the end of August, and will not be relaxed to a less severe level, the Department of Water and Sanitation said on Friday. Regional head of the Department of Water and Sanitation Rashid Khan said, after[…]
The Department of Water and Sanitation is expected to hold a high-level meeting on Friday to assess whether the severe water restrictions in Cape Town and surrounding areas can be relaxed. Regional head of the department Rashid Khan said on Thursday that there had been requests from users of the[…]
The department of water and sanitation is broke. The critical department is now R4.3 billion in the red, leaving hundreds of contractors unpaid for at least seven months. Senior executives from National Treasury, the department and a key water board told City Press a few days ago that Cabinet should[…]
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