South Africa's Water affairs minister seeks to calm water shortage fears

1st April 2009

The possibility of a water shortage in Gauteng by 2013 is of great concern.


There is no question that current shortages relating to energy and other infrastructure have heightened the level of anxiety in the country. As debates on the possible water shortage scenarios continue, what is certain is that South Africa has a lot of work ahead, if it is to ensure its water resources are properly managed for growth.