The province experiencing the worst decline in water levels is the Eastern Cape, particularly dams supplying Nelson Mandela Bay.
Contracts between the Department of Water and Sanitation and multinational software company SAP have been declared unlawful and set aside.
A number of Cape Town beaches and tidal pools have been closed to the public until further notice due to a pump failure.
The Department of Water and Sanitation in the Western Cape called on residents to use water sparingly as the hydrological cycle ‘is rapidly coming to an end.’
Solidarity had approached the courts in a bid to reverse the deployment of engineers from Cuba in South Africa by the Department of Water and Sanitation
Lindiwe Sisulu says she will request R183 million conditional grant the Treasury took from the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality.
“Both last week’s and this week’s levels are lower compared with the level of 100.8% the dams recorded at the same time last year.”
The government has urged citizens who earn between R3501 and R22 000 a month to apply for a housing subsidy to buy their first property.
On Thursday, 22 April, the Department of Water will welcome 24 Cuban engineers to South Africa and the opposition are not pleased.
On Thursday, 22 April, the water department will welcome 24 Cuban engineers to South Africa. They will be scattered across the country.
According to evidence filed in court in the fraud matter the total paid for non-existent goods was allegedly R30 756 613,13.
Deputy Minister of Water and Sanitation David Mahlobo received a positive COVID-19 test result on Thursday 7 January 2021.
The latest weekly report by the Department of Water and Sanitation shows that SA dam levels have been on the rise.
The case involving former the Lepelle Northern Water Board CEO Phineas Legodi has been postponed to 17 December 2020
Water and sanitation minister Lindiwe Sisulu said the funds will go some way in helping the water boards to absorb the increase in raw water charges.
The Department of Water and Sanitation has called for water tariffs and restrictions to be revised based on the storage within the supply system.
One chemical toilet is to be shared by five families, says Sinethemba Motomela, Dunoon Community Leader Chairperson.
After meeting with Minister of Human Settlements, Lindiwe Sisulu, Khayelitsha leaders said that they will prevent further disruption.
Metros all across the country increased tariffs on electricity, water, refuse and rates, asking consumers to pay more for services.
Department spokesperson Yonela Diko said the were proud of the work done in rooting out corruption and promised the people of South Africa that they would stay on course until that is accomplished
Residents believe that if it wasn’t for the COVID-19 pandemic, they would still be sharing a single pit toilet.
Parliament’s watchdog received a briefing from the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) over investigations involving the Department of Water and Sanitation
The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has expressed concerned regarding the latest national dam level figures.
The minister is said to have disbanded her NRRTT advisory group after accusing them of going rogue – including going to the lengths of discrediting her
The blue party have said that Mo Shaik’s resignation as Lindiwe Sisulu’s special advisor, is a direct result of ‘DA pressure’.