Ongoing drought in the western parts of the Karoo have hit every water user hard, but when Middelpos Primary School was landed with an R18,000 water bill in February this year, a more sustainable plan had to be made.
Water use and registration has been very topical at the moment. This article covers some of the changes that have come into effect recently, and highlights some of the articles we have published on water use licences.
The issue of water quality has become topical in the aftermath of the contamination in the Olifants River catchment in Mpumalanga over recent decades, as well the surfacing of acid mine drainage from old and abandoned mines around Gauteng and other provinces.
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