Environmental Affairs and Water

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Mineral Resources Gives Update on Acid Mine Drainage Costs

Department of Mineral Resources

The mineral resources department will re-value the state liability for environmental damage caused by acid mine drainage (AMD) and derelict and ownerless mines at the end of the current financial year.

The department was briefing the mineral resources committee on the current valuation of the liability.

Integrated Water and Sanitation Policy on the Cards

Department of Water and Sanitation

An integrated water and sanitation policy is under construction.

In a statement, the water and sanitation department confirmed that a draft policy was discussed with relevant stakeholders at a recent meeting in Gauteng.

Water Research Levy Adjusted

Department of Water and Sanitation

The Water Research Levy has been increased by 5.6%.

The water and sanitation department announced this in Gazette 39099 in terms of the Water Research Act.

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