Boil water before use to fight COVID-19 - DWS As the COVID-19 pandemic figures rise in South Africa, the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) is urging people in rural areas who still fetch their water from rivers and streams to boil it first before they use it for drinking, washing and cooking to avoid contracting the disease.
The World Health Organisation has warned that behavioural change in hygiene practices is key to combating the spread of the dreaded disease that has wreaked havoc and claimed lives of over 4 000 people and incapacitated thousands of others across the globe.
UNQUALIFIED AUDIT OPINION FOR RAND WATER
Rand Water has received an unqualified audit opinion in respect of 2018-2019 financial results from the Auditor General of South Africa.
The positive audit opinion comes at the back of rigorious independent audit process and once again demostrated Rand Water's resilience and consistency with a solid financial perfomance under the tough economic climate.
RAND WATER APPEALS TO CONSUMERS TO USE WATER SPARINGLY
Rand Water is working hard to manage the water demand requirements of our municipal and industrial customers in Gauteng, North West, Free State and Mpumalanga provinces. However, the current combination of extremely high temperatures and virtually no rainfall within our area of supply has resulted in high water consumption levels, which is placing a significant amount of stress on our system.
SCAM: SUPPLIERS TO SUBMIT QUOTATIONS(SCM)
Rand Water wishes to warn all its suppliers and companies conducting business with it of a scam wherein unsuspecting suppliers are requested to submit quotations and are instructed to pay money into a bank account.
These scammers use the Rand Water letterhead and the documents supplied bears the ink stamp purported to be Rand Water’s.