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Media Releases in 2019

DateMedia Release Title
28 Mar 2019Department of Water and Sanitation celebrates National Water Week 2019 during the Water Month
18 Mar 2019Working Towards Access to Clean Drinking Water for All
18 Mar 2019Working Towards Access to Clean Drinking Water for All
14 Mar 2019Winter is just around the corner and dams continue to decline
13 Mar 2019Sa’s Tap Water is safe to drink
12 Mar 2019Mpumalanga water levels drop
08 Mar 2019Bloemfontein Water supply systems at 54.3%
07 Mar 2019Umgeni and Mhlathuze Water Boards briefed the Portfolio Committee
06 Mar 2019DWS urges water users to be mindful as the end of the rainy season draws closer
06 Mar 2019Unstable dam levels affect the Integrated Vaal River System
06 Mar 2019Bloemfontein Water supply systems at 54.3%
05 Mar 2019Slight drop in some Gert Sibande District dam levels
05 Mar 2019Deputy Minister Pamela Tshwete convened a meeting regarding the water issues in the Nquthu Local Municipality
28 Feb 2019South Africa and Netherlands government improve their working relations in the water sector
27 Feb 2019Free State dam levels stable at 72.4 Percent
27 Feb 2019Weekly Status of Water Reservoirs in the Northern Cape
27 Feb 2019DWS updated the Portfolio Committee on the Unfinished Projects in the department
26 Feb 2019Mpumalanga water levels stable
25 Feb 2019Western Cape dam levels drop
21 Feb 2019AMCOW Member States make recommendations to improve sanitation services on the Continent
20 Feb 2019Minister Nkwinti launches Mzimvubu Water Project’s advanced infrastructure
20 Feb 2019Consistent rains increase South Africa’s dam levels
19 Feb 2019Dam levels in Free State increase slightly
19 Feb 2019Last week’s rain results in noticeable improvement in Mpumalanga water levels
19 Feb 2019The 5th AfricaSan Conference kicks off in Cape Town
19 Feb 2019Gauteng water consumers relieved as IVRS slightly rise after weeks of decline
15 Feb 2019Minister Gugile Nkwinti calls for collaborative efforts to lead transformation of the water sector
14 Feb 2019Dam levels in Free State slightly stable
14 Feb 2019Weekly Status of Water Reservoirs in the Northern Cape
14 Feb 2019Eastern Cape dams remain low amid water challenges
13 Feb 2019Minister Gugile Nkwinti remains committed to engage the public on the Mzimvubu Water Project
13 Feb 2019Forum to discuss water issues
13 Feb 2019Young scientist to fly the South African flag high in the Netherlands
13 Feb 2019DWS presents an update on the War on Leaks and the Bucket Eradication Programmes at the Portfolio Committee
12 Feb 2019Mpumalanga water levels improve but water users urged to conserve water
12 Feb 2019Water and Sanitation Department in Gauteng calls on water users to reduce water consumption as water levels decline weekly
12 Feb 2019The DWS remains enjoined to ensure security of water supply to all South Africans
11 Feb 2019Deputy Minister Pamela Tshwete visited the Ngqushwa Local Municipality
06 Feb 2019North West water levels improve slightly
06 Feb 2019Western Cape Water Situation
06 Feb 2019Weekly Status of Water Reservoirs in the Northern Cape
05 Feb 2019DWS in Free State host Provincial BLM (Youth in Water) competitions
05 Feb 2019Mpumalanga dam levels record an average 1 percent increase
05 Feb 2019Slight improvement in dam levels in Eastern Cape but water users warned to curtail water use
03 Feb 2019Cool weather stabilizes South Africa’s dam levels
30 Jan 2019IVRS takes a knock as rainfall remain abnormally low
30 Jan 2019South Africa’s dam levels continue to drop
30 Jan 2019Water levels in Eastern Cape on a decline
30 Jan 2019Weekly Status of Water Reservoirs in the Northern Cape
30 Jan 2019Weekly Status of Water Reservoirs in the Northern Cape
29 Jan 2019Weekend rains bring slight increase in Mpumalanga dam levels
28 Jan 2019Minister Nkwinti meets AmaMpondo Traditional Council and Mbokazi community to discuss the Mbokazi Water Project
25 Jan 2019Eastern Cape dams continue to decline
24 Jan 2019Deputy Minister Pamela Tshwete launches a Water Scientific Services Laboratory set to benefit community in Brits
24 Jan 2019KwaZulu-Natal dam levels remains stable despite summer temperatures
23 Jan 2019DWS responds to calls by OUTA and WSSA for an independent water regulator
23 Jan 2019Continued drop in the Vaal Dam could have serious impact
23 Jan 2019Concern as rainy season fails to impress
23 Jan 2019The Department of Water and Sanitation to host an interactive engagement session with Water Services Authorities (WSAs)
22 Jan 2019Mpumalanga dam levels record a 0.1 percent average decline
22 Jan 2019Minister Nkwinti engaged the AmaMpondomise Royal Council and communities to discuss the Mzimvubu Water Project
22 Jan 2019Western Cape Water Situation
16 Jan 2019DWS encourages Gauteng water users to save the resource as IVRS drops
16 Jan 2019Limpopo residents encouraged to save water
15 Jan 2019Government task team formed to help bereaved family of six-year boy who fell into an open trench in Giyani
15 Jan 2019Dam levels in Free State continue to decline
15 Jan 2019Slight increase recorded on average in Mpumalanga dam levels
15 Jan 2019Hot and wet weather for inland
14 Jan 2019Minister Nkwinti met with Elangeni Traditional Council and the communities to discuss the Mzimvubu Water Project
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