Article by Angus Begg “Corruption and fraud in the Department of Water and Sanitation, and the collapse of local governance mean taps in many towns and villages have either run dry or have undrinkable water. A month ago we found a frog in the water truck sent to supply us with water,” says Graaff-Reinet farmer Sias Smith, […]
The FSE participated in the National Water & Sanitation Summit and the Commissions on the 18thand 19th of February 2022. The various Commissions addressed Water Resource Management and Climate Change (Commission 1); Financial Sustainability of the Water and Sanitation Sector (Commission 2); Water Shortages – Delivery Mechanisms by Municipalities and Water Boards (Commission 3);Integrated Sanitation Plan […]
The following related documents are attached for download: FSE’s Meeting Issues Progress Report Presentation Clean Water & Sanitation Presentation
The FSE’s comments raised on the summit can be found below.
The FSE was a delegate in the National Water and Sanitation Summit and participated in the discussions on Commission 2: Financial Sustainability of the Water & Sanitation Sector and Commission 6: Managing Pollution and Water Quality. Summit programme available below.
See below for the FSE’s comments.
FSE’S COMMENTS ON THE VAAL INTERVENTION PLAN The FSE is a member of the Vaal Intervention Steering Committee. The first attached Report was presented during a meeting with the Deputy Minister (DM) of Water and Sanitation, DM Mahlobo to the Vaal Intervention Steering Committee on the 4th of February 2022 during the Section 63 Stakeholder Engagement […]
“The Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has had its eye on Tshwane for a while. In 2019, the water in Hammanskraal — long a stretch of township serviced by Snyman’s Rooiwal plant — was declared unfit for human consumption by the Commission, based on findings by the CSIR.” – Angus Begg (Daily Maverick). Read the full […]