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Media Releases in 2017

DateMedia Release Title
25 Apr 2017Tzaneen Dam Media Tour postponed indefinitely
25 Apr 2017OR Tambo District Municipality water debt repayment agreement reached
24 Apr 2017DWS awards SAYWP winners with bursaries
24 Apr 2017DWS and Elands Hex Catchment Management Forum celebrates WATER WEEK in Krondaal
21 Apr 2017DWS invites media to a Tzaneen Dam tour
20 Apr 2017Refurbishment of Wastewater Treatment Plants in the Northern Cape
19 Apr 2017Limpopo’s dam levels shows satisfactory signs of improvement
18 Apr 2017Western Cape needs rain to increase dam levels
07 Apr 2017Minister Mokonyane and municipal counterparts turn the sod for the second phase of the Lushushwane Bulk Water Supply Project
06 Apr 2017Mantsopa Bulk Water Project nearing completion
05 Apr 2017Integrated Vaal River System capacity still steady
05 Apr 2017Free State dam levels slightly drops
04 Apr 2017Minister Mokonyane to Turn the Sod For Lushushwane Bulk Water Supply Project Phase Two
31 Mar 2017The Department of Water and Sanitation wishes its senior officials well on their departure
31 Mar 2017DWS partners with Kingdom of Denmark and various private organizations to save water
26 Mar 2017Minister Mokonyane calls for African countries to unite in finding water solutions
23 Mar 2017Department removes pumping equipment of illegal water users
23 Mar 2017Minister Mokonyane briefs media on outcomes of World Water Summit and Expo
22 Mar 2017South Africa in collaboration with the United Nations hosts World Water Day in Durban
22 Mar 2017Minister Mokonyane awards creative minds in the water sector
19 Mar 2017Minister Mokonyane unharmed in Burglary at Mthatha Hotel
17 Mar 2017The Department of Water and Sanitation sends condolences to the family of the driver of a water tanker killed at Msinga
15 Mar 2017Tswelopele Bulk Water Project progresses well
14 Mar 2017BATSA records 54.5 percent decrease in water usage
14 Mar 2017DWS in Northern Cape to educate residents about the importance of water
13 Mar 2017DWS officially lifts water restrictions in Gauteng
09 Mar 2017DWS and SALGA empower councillors in North West
08 Mar 2017South Africa to host United Nations World Water Day Summit and Expo
07 Mar 2017Minister Mokonyane sends teams to assess and support Western Cape water security and drought response measures
27 Feb 2017DWS offers bursaries to 9 learners
26 Feb 2017Minister Mokonyane lifts Gauteng water restrictions with immediate effect
24 Feb 2017War on Leaks Phase 2 launched in Kwazulu-Natal by Minister Mokonyane
24 Feb 2017Rain drops brought some impact in dam levels around Free State
23 Feb 2017Communities warned to relocate from the vicinity of rising rivers and dams
22 Feb 2017Dam levels keeps on improving as more rain pours in the province
21 Feb 2017Gauteng’s Integrated Vaal River System still stable
21 Feb 2017Cyclone Dineo improves water levels in Ehlanzeni District
17 Feb 2017Eastern Basin Acid Mine Drainage Plant Launched
16 Feb 2017Slight improvement in dams levels this week
13 Feb 2017Department of Water and Sanitation committed to good governance
13 Feb 2017Residents urged to report water wastage
08 Feb 2017Dam levels show slight improvements in some parts of the country
08 Feb 2017Free State dam levels remain low despite recent rains
08 Feb 2017Mpumalanga dams improve slightly but water restrictions are still in place
02 Feb 201750 000 water saving blocks to be distributed in Northern Cape
01 Feb 2017Moves to intensify water restrictions
01 Feb 2017Richards Bay Desalination Plant
01 Feb 2017DWS to meet Khayelitsha Water and Sanitation Forum to discuss issues affecting the community
31 Jan 2017Minister Mokonyane gives update on water and sanitation provision in theLimpopo province
31 Jan 2017Gauteng dams remain stable albeit surge in consumption
25 Jan 2017Dam levels in Limpopo improving
25 Jan 2017EC dams at lowest level after many years
25 Jan 2017Water is restored in the Matzikama Municipality
24 Jan 2017Minister Mokonyane briefs media on outcomes of Water and Sanitation MinMEC
24 Jan 2017Despite a rise in dam levels, restrictions remain in place
24 Jan 2017Dam Levels - Need for Intensive Water Conservation Efforts
18 Jan 2017Slight but noticeable increase in the Integrated Vaal River System
18 Jan 2017Dams levels increase following rains
18 Jan 2017Free State Dam levels still need more to recover
13 Jan 2017Outa Deliberately out to Undermine Water Sector Transformation
11 Jan 2017Above normal rainfall is needed to see significant improvement in dam levels
06 Jan 2017Dam levels remain low despite mid-summer rainfall
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