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Media Releases in 2018

DateMedia Release Title
22 Mar 2018Water levels in the country remain a concern
22 Mar 2018DWS celebrates World Water Day with Diplomats in the country
22 Mar 2018The IVRS increases following two weeks of stagnation
19 Mar 2018Water Month kicks off in March
19 Mar 2018Working together to make every drop count
16 Mar 2018Brace yourself for exciting and informative DWS National Water Week events
14 Mar 2018DWS dismisses rumours about water shutdown in Free State
14 Mar 2018More Supplies from Mohokare Bulk Water Scheme project
13 Mar 2018DWS comes to an agreement with NEHAWU
13 Mar 2018The Department of Water and Sanitation intervenes in the Modimolle, Limpopo, drought situation
13 Mar 2018EC Dam levels improved
08 Mar 2018Statement on NEHAWU strike action
07 Mar 2018Dam levels nationally improve slightly with concerns in some provinces
07 Mar 2018IVRS records a drop in levels after weeks of increase
07 Mar 2018Media statement heading typed here
06 Mar 2018Water levels improve in Ehlanzeni District dams
06 Mar 2018Average dam levels decrease in Mpumalanga due to declines in Gert Sibande and Nkangala Districts water levels
05 Mar 2018DWS and Partners Celebrate International Women’s Day
28 Feb 2018Slight improvement in Mpumalanga dam levels due to recent rains
27 Feb 2018DWS making progress in reducing overdraft amidst growing municipal water debt
25 Feb 2018DWS hosted a media tour at the Theewaterskloof Dam depicting drilling work and status of the dam
22 Feb 2018DWS reconstruct Mpumalanga Popenyana canal to improve service
20 Feb 2018Theewaterskloof Dam Media Tour
20 Feb 2018DWS is still committed to finalizing the project to raise the Clanwilliam Dam wall
19 Feb 2018Department of Water and Sanitation hold hands with other departments for a second phase of the enforcement blitz
15 Feb 2018DWS launches #SaveWater Ambassador Programme for Cape Town
14 Feb 2018IVRS on the rise this week despite some dams taking a knock
14 Feb 2018Mpumalanga water levels continue dropping
13 Feb 2018Slight improvement on our dam levels
09 Feb 2018The outcomes of the Inter-Ministerial Task Team meeting on Drought and Water Scarcity held on 30 January 2018
08 Feb 2018Free State dam levels show slight increase
06 Feb 2018Richards Bay Desalination plant improving water security
29 Jan 2018Training Workshop for Councilors to improve quality of services on water and sanitation
27 Jan 2018National Water and Sanitation Master Plan necessary for growth
26 Jan 2018DWS and the City of Cape Town conduct a joint operation blitz
25 Jan 2018DWS engages Mpumalanga stakeholders on the National Water and Sanitation Master Plan
25 Jan 2018DWS and the City of Cape Town conduct a joint operation blitz
25 Jan 2018Water levels in Free State dropping week on week
24 Jan 2018Minister Mokonyane on Western Cape Water Crisis and Day Zero
23 Jan 2018Water storage across Eastern Cape is very low
23 Jan 2018Scarce rain, scorching heat shrink Gauteng dam levels
23 Jan 2018National Water and Sanitation Master Plan workshop
17 Jan 2018South Africa’s dams continue to slide
17 Jan 2018Mpumalanga records slight decrease in dam levels
07 Jan 2018Water released from Theewaterskloof Dam is not being wasted
07 Jan 2018Water from private boreholes is not meant for sale
05 Jan 2018DWS and AGRI-SA meet to address drought challenges facing the agricultural sector in the Western Cape
05 Jan 2018Water levels on a decline, everyone must save water
04 Jan 2018Free State dam levels show a sign of decline
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