I, Sifiso Mkhize, in my capacity as Acting Director -General of the Department of Water and Sanitation, on reasonable grounds believe that a water shortage may exists on /in most catchments around the country, and that there is poor compliance to provisions of Government
Notice No. 131 of 2017 (Regulations requiring that the taking of water for irrigation purposes be measured, recorded and reported), Section 22(2) and Section 63 (1) as well as item 4 of Schedule 3 of the Water Act of 1998 (Act 36 of 1998) in exercising water use, instruct all
Irrigation Boards and Water Users Associations in the country to install water measuring devices for water taken for irrigation purposes and to monitor compliance to Government Notice No. 131 of 2017.
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