29 April 2020
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DWS UPS THE ANTE WITH 180 MORE TANKS SUPPLIED IN GAUTENG
09 April 2020
The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) in Gauteng has accelerated efforts to weaken the offensive of the novel coronavirus with the provision of 180 more water tankers to meet the demand of water-scarce communities across the province. To date, the Department has delivered and installed a total of 1662 water tanks throughout the province.
PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA VISITED (RAND WATER) RIETVLEI THIS MORNING
07 April 2020
President Cyril Ramaphosa visited Rietvlei this morning where the National Command Centre – Water and Sanitation is hosted by Rand Water. He was briefed on the operations of the centre in response to the outbreak. The Command Centre was initiated flowing from the President’s announcement of the country being in a State of National Disaster due to the onset of the #CoronavirusInSA, thus the need for urgent responses to the pandemic.
The Ministry of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation has been tasked with a responsibility of ensuring that there is water for all communities in order to flatten the curve and to stop the spread of the virus.
CONCERN OVER VANDALISM OF WATER TANKS AND TANKERS
7 April 2020
The Department of Water and Sanitation has delivered more than 377 water tanks out of the 779 tanks and a further 42 water trucks out of the 83 that are allocated for the Northern Cape. The slow delivery of water tanks is attributed to the increased demand from Municipalities all over the country as a result of the COVID-19.
DELIVERY OF WATER TANKS AND TANKER PROGRESSING WELL IN FREE STATE
06 April 2020
The provision of water to curb the spread of COVID-19 pandemic is progressing well in Free State in line with pronouncements made by the Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation, Ms Lindiwe Sisulu last month.Minister Sisulu issued a directive to the Department and all its water entities to urgently dispatch water tanks ad tankers to rural communities and informal settlements.