12 July 2023 - NW2480
Smalle, Mr JF to ask the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs
What (a) has been the total (i) monetary value and (ii) percentage of the (aa) water and (bb) electricity losses recorded by her department for each municipality in the past three financial years and (b) contingency plans did (i) her department and (ii) specified municipalities put in place to curb the specified losses?
The department does not have record of the water and electricity losses recorded for each municipality. The monitoring of water losses is done by Department of Water and Sanitation working with Municipalities. The monitoring of electricity losses is done by National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA).