Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Environmental Affairs and Water.
Department of Water and Sanitation
The department of water and sanitation has established nine new water management areas across the country.
The nine areas have been set up as part of the department’s National Water Resource Strategy.
Portfolio Committee on Water and Sanitation
The portfolio committee on water and sanitation has set a deadline for the department of water and sanitation to submit its draft National Water and Sanitation Master Plan.
In a statement issued by the Parliamentary Communication Services, the deadline has been established as the second week in October.
Department of Environmental Affairs
Waste Management Plans for the Paper and Packaging, Electrical and Electronic Equipment, and Lighting Industries are in the pipeline.
This follows the department of environmental affairs’ call on these industries to prepare and submit waste management plans as part of the department’s commitment to promote waste minimisation, as well as the re-use, recycling and recovery of waste.