Environmental Affairs and Water

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Draft Norms and Standards for Domestic Water Released

Department of Water and Sanitation

The Draft National Norms and Standards for Domestic Water and Sanitation Services have been published in Government Gazette 41100 for comment.

According to the water and sanitation department, the norms and standards draw on the principles of universal access, human dignity, user participation, service standards, redress, and value for money.

Environmental Assessment Practitioners Under the Spotlight

Department of Environmental Affairs

Plans are afoot to appoint the Environmental Assessment Practitioners Association of South Africa as the single registration authority.

The environmental affairs department called for comment on the proposal in Government Gazette 41084.

Molewa Outlines Measures on Rhino Conservation

Department of Environmental Affairs

The environmental affairs minister, Edna Molewa, has reiterated that the international trade in rhino horn remains strictly prohibited in terms of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

The minister was addressing the 6th Annual Rhino Conservation Awards in Johannesburg.

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