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11 January 2022 - NW2714

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De Freitas, Mr MS to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

1. With reference to the various water cuts that took place in Johannesburg throughout 2021, what interventions has his department made in this regard, including (a) mechanisms, (b) processes and (c) procedures that have been implemented to avoid future water cuts? 2. what (a) investigations have been undertaken by his department or under the authority of his department into the issue of water cuts, (b) are the relevant details of the reports that were produced for each specified investigation, (c) are the names of the persons who undertook the investigations and (d) were the start dates and end dates of each investigation; 3. what (a) findings, outcomes and recommendations were made for each investigation, (b)mechanisms, processes and procedures are in place to ensure that the respective recommendations are planned, actioned and monitored and (c) are the timelines, time frames and deadlines for each recommendation in each investigation? NW3228E

Reply:

MINISTER OF WATER AND SANITATION

  1. Upon receipt of complaints from residents of the City of Johannesburg and media reports, the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) referred water cuts complaints to the City of Johannesburg and Rand Water for corrective action. Rand Water made some changes to improve water supply into the Palmiet system from other pumping systems and we are currently monitoring the impact on their reservoirs due to the changes”
  2. Investigations were conducted by Rand Water and the and it was established that water purification plant was forced to shut down on 29 April 2021 due to fire under the ESKOM line. As a result, water levels in the Brixton, Hurst Hill and Crosby storage complex dropped to low levels, and the system took time to recover. Under normal circumstances, Rand Water supplies these reservoirs with a minimum flow of 2 500 kl/hour from their Commando Road meter, which is then supplemented from Stafford at a rate of just over 3 500 kl/hour. Johannesburg Water manages to maintain the three (3) reservoir complexes at a combined average capacity of 50%. However, since the incident of the 29 April 2021, a number of issues impacted on the flow specifically from Commando Road, as follows:
    • Stage 2 load shedding schedule implemented by ESKOM/City Power from 16 May 2021 to 18 May 2021 had adverse effect on the system, the storage was compromised, and recovery was very slow.
    • On the 18th of May 2021, Rand Water undertook a pre-isolation shutdown at Eikenhof Pumping Station to prepare for the replacement of the G34/Q2 isolation valve. During this pre-isolation shutdown, a power failure was experienced at the Vereeniging Water Treatment Plant which affected supply to the Hurst Hill system.
    • Power failure on 23 May 2021, further worsened the situation, especially for the Brixton Reservoir and Tower as both ran dry due to power failure and the inability of Johannesburg Water to pump water from Crosby Reservoir.
    • This was further negatively affected by power failures from 29 May and 30 May 2021 at the Eikenhof Rand Water pumping station.
    • Rand Water’s Eikenhof Pumping Station was shut down for two hours on 05 June 2021 to enable City Power to fix an electrical fault on the power line, a setback that negatively impacted recovery. The water supply system recovered slowly during the day due to high water demand.

The initial water outage was reported by residents of Linmeyer in 07 July 2021. The matter related to the Rand Water Palmiet Pump station failure. The failure of the pump station reduced pumping capacity to a number of reservoirs which form part of the Palmiet pumping system. One of these reservoirs was the Rand Water Meyershill Reservoir situated in South Hills Johannesburg. Johannesburg Water has a pump station which is pumping water from the Rand Water Meyershill reservoir into South Hills water tower and supplies the areas of South Hills, Risana, Linmeyer and Tulisa Park and surrounding areas with water.

Due to the Palmiet pump station failure the Meyers Hill reservoir levels dropped to a level of 6%. When the levels of the reservoir dropped below 25%, Johannesburg Water could no longer pump water into the tower without damaging the pumps thus resulting into water supply interruption.

The second water outage reported on 28 August 2021, related to the Rand Water Meyershill Reservoir being almost empty following a power failure at the Zuikerbosh purification works the previous week. This impacted the Palmiet pumping system and the majority of the reservoirs on that system were negatively affected. The system has since recovered.

3. It was established that water supply interruptions in the City of Johannesburg resulted from a power failure or load shedding. It was also established two of Rand Water purification plants namely, Zuikerbosh and Vereeniging; as well as two major pumps stations (Palmiet and Eikenhof) supplying large parts of the City had also been affected by power failure.

Following the investigations, Rand Water implemented a 54-hour shutdown to do maintenance on their raw water pipes at the Vereeniging purification works from the 15 to 17 November 2021. The line was commissioned fully on 17 November 2021, with the works back at full capacity on 18 November 2021. Once the works were in full production; Rand Water increased its pumping capacity at Eikenhof pump station on 19 November 2021.

During this period, Johannesburg Water only received 75% of water supply which resulted in some of the reservoirs running at low levels. The Brixton/Crosby reservoirs took a strain in the process, with Hurst Hill running dry. The City of Johannesburg did not provide interim measures to supply water to affected areas during the outages. However, both Crosby/Brixton and Hurst Hill reservoirs recovered, and normal supply was restored to affected areas by 19 November 2021.

21 December 2021 - NW2381

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Mohlala, Ms MR to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

Whether the Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority (TCTA) and his department will furnish Mrs M R Mohlala with further details of the transactions and/or loan agreements between TCTA and the Development Bank of Southern Africa as well as agreements with the five major banks in the Republic?

Reply:

The Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority (TCTA) raised R15.45 billion from six local banks, including DBSA, in May 2021, as part of its mandate to raise and manage funding for the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (“LHWP”), including the construction of Phase 2. This followed the raising of R6.5 billion in 2018 from three local banks. The loans contribute to:

  • Fulfilment of South Africa’s obligations in terms of the Treaty with Lesotho;
  • Servicing of the existing debt portfolio; and
  • New capital expenditure on LHWP-2 and liquidity management.

The LHWP augments the Vaal River System (VRS) which supplies water to 45% of South Africa’s population in Gauteng municipalities including Johannesburg, Ekurhuleni, Tshwane, Rustenberg in the North West; as well Govan Mbeki Municipality (Secunda, Evander, and Bethal) in Mpumalanga. The Vaal River System also supports 60% of the South African economy, including:

  • The bulk of Eskom’s power stations;
  • Sasol’s plants in Sasolburg and Secunda;
  • The goldfields of the North West and Free State provinces;
  • The Iron and Manganese mines in the Northern Cape; and
  • ArcelorMittal South Africa’s steel works in Vanderbijlpark and Vereeniging.

The long-term outlook for the VRS is that water requirements are outstripping the available water resources and there is a need to assure water security for the several provinces dependent on the VRS.

The transactions are an investment in an impactful project that contributes to social and economic development. Apart from the direct benefit of additional water supply for the VRS, the LHWP-2 is anticipated to contribute and maintain a total of R244.4 billion (in 2018 constant prices) GDP and Sustain 544 586 new job opportunities, of which just over 214 570 will be for unskilled workers; thereby significantly contributing to South Africa’s job creation, according to a Technical Due-diligence Report prepared by consulting company called WSP for the benefit of Development Finance Institutions lenders.

The loans are all denominated in local currency and therefore do not have foreign currency exposure and have maturities of between 5 and 20 years. They will be repaid through water tariffs charged by the Department of Water and Sanitation on the Vaal River System water users.

The TCTA's repayment obligations under the LHWP are covered by an explicit South African Government Guarantee as required by the Treaty on the Lesotho Highlands Water Project. The details of the loan agreements are provided in table 1 below.

TABLE 1: LOAN AGREEMENTS DETAILS

Lender

Loan Type

Purpose of the loan

Loan Amount

Effective Date

Final

Repayment Date

ABSA

Long-Term Loan

Refinancing of existing debt

R1,000,000,000

27 May 2021

31 March

2026

DBSA

Long-Term Loan

Capital Expenditure

R2,500,000,000

27 May 2021

30 April 2045

DBSA

Long-Term Loan

Capital Expenditure

R3,000,000,000

27 May 2021

30 April 2045

Investec

Long-Term Loan & Revolving Credit Facility

Refinancing and/or Capital Expenditure

R1,500,000,000

25 July 2018

25 July 2036

Investec

Long-Term Loan

Refinancing and/or Capital Expenditure

R1,650,000,000

27 May 2021

30 May 2036

Nedbank

Long-Term Loan

Capital Expenditure

R2,000,000,000

27 May 2021

27 May 2031

Rand Merchant Bank

Long-Term Loan

Refinancing and/or Capital Expenditure

R3,800,000,000

27 May 2021

27 May 2026

Standard Bank

Long-Term Loan &

Revolving Credit Facility

Refinancing and/or Capital Expenditure

R4,000,000,000

27 July 2018

27 July 2033

Standard Bank

Long-Term Loan

Refinancing and/or Capital Expenditure

R600,000,000

27 May 2021

30 April 2027

Standard Bank

Long-Term Loan

Refinancing and/or Capital Expenditure

R900,000,000

27 May 2021

28 April 2028

21 December 2021 - NW2382

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Mohlala, Ms MR to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

What are the (a) findings and (b) recommendations that the Ekurhuleni Water Care Company made in its report regarding the challenges associated with the Vaal River System?

Reply:

 

The findings and recommendations of the Report of the Ekurhuleni Water Care Company are indicated in the table below:

Findings

Recommendations

Non-establishment of the two key Governance Structures, the Political Steering Committee and the Project Steering Committee; resulted in delays for approval of the intervention

implementation plan

Key Governance Structures should be established to make key decisions on budgetary issues and project implementation issues.

The Project Management Office (PMO) should have been appointed shortly after appointing ERWAT as an Implementing Agent to ensure

efficient handling of the project plan and procurement of services.

The PMO should have been appointed shortly after appointing ERWAT as an Implementing Agent

There was a long lead time in Supply Chain Management processes (MFMA Compliance which affected the pace of the project.

Due to the urgent nature of the project, special procurement processes should be put in place to ensure that the needs of the project are met in a

timeous manner

There was a lack of a structured communication and engagement protocol

Councilors need to conduct regular public awareness campaigns to educate communities on the objectives of the intervention to:

  • Minimize work disturbances by the communities
  • Reduce the littering and vandalism of the sewer network by the communities.
 

Community awareness campaigns should be a constant feature/activity in projects of such a

nature to manage community expectations.

The role of the Labour Unions and communities as key stakeholders, was not acknowledged which resulted in a lack of buy-in from the Metsi- a-Lekoa personnel for the project

Labour unions should play a greater part in

projects of such a nature for the good of the project.

 

The establishment of Labour Desks at an early stage is key so that the project can be implemented with the inclusion of SMMEs and

taking into consideration job seekers in the area.

 

Buy-in from the local communities, Community

Leadership, Business Forum Leadership, MKMVA Leadership was crucial for the project.

There was scope creep between the Sedibeng Regional Sewer Scheme (SRSS) and the Vaal River System Intervention (VRSI) resulting from inadequate integration of the SRSS and VRSI Projects.

Allocation of resources and integration of projects such as the SRSS and the VRSI should be given priority even before the commencement of the

project. This will also avoid delays due to interdependencies.

 

Better planning and coordination is required for integration of SRSS into VRSI.

Finalisation of scope of works for refurbishments was delayed

The Department should prioritise finalization of scope for refurbishment when they take over

project implementation.

 

The O&M aspect of the project should be implemented first before the Capex rollout for

infrastructure refurbishment to ensure that the Implementing Agent understands the process

Findings

Recommendations

 

deficiencies and the sequence of the refurbishment process.

Human resources, equipment and fleet were found to be inadequate within Emfuleni Local Municipality and presented challenges in the operation and maintenance of the sewer

infrastructure

The project should have commenced by mobilizing resources such as staff, fleet, tools, equipment, for Metsi-a-Lekoa. Capacitatation of ELM from inception would have made skills

transfer from ERWAT an easy process.

Poor power supply to pump stations and Water Care Works (WCWs) affected water quality.

Back-up generators should be procured to ensure continuous adequate power supplies.

06 December 2021 - NW1919

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Buthelezi, Ms SA to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

Whether, given that the Hammanskraal community has lived in a state of indignity and health risks caused by contaminated water for over 16 years, his department made any intervention; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details of such an intervention?

Reply:

Yes, the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has made efforts to intervene and improve the quality of drinking water in Hammanskraal including the following:

  • Undertaking sampling of drinking water at the Temba Water Treatment Works (WTW) which confirmed that the drinking water is non-compliant with the drinking water standards, South African National Standards 214:2015
  • Conducting investigations into the situation regarding water challenges in Hammanskraal and issued Directives to the City of Tshwane to improve the quality of drinking water supplied to the community of Hammanskraal
  • Issued mutliple directives instructing City of Tshwane (CoT) to comply with the drinking water standards

It is important for the Honourable Member to note that the source of the contaminated water in Hammanskraal is the poor effluent discharged by the Rooiwal Wastewater Treatment Works (WWTW) into the Apies River. The Rooiwal WWTW is overloaded, such that the effluent discharged into the Apies River is partially treated, and therefore pollutes the Apies River and the Leeukraal Dam.

The DWS also found that the CoT did not have capacity to optimally operate the Rooiwal WWTW. Subsequently, the CoT appointed East Rand Water Care Company (Erwat) to operate and upgrade the Rooiwal WWTW. Once completed, it is envisaged that the effluent discharged from the WWTW will improve. This will in turn improve the quality of water abstracted from the Temba WTW, which supplies water to Hammanskraal. The DWS will continue with compliance and enforcement processes until the CoT fully complies with effluent standards. The CoT is currently providing potable water to Hammanskraal community, using tankers.

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29 November 2021 - NW2305

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Masipa, Mr NP to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

(1)What buildings does his department own in Gauteng? (2) whether his department has disposed of any of its buildings since 1 April 2020 up to the latest specified date; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, to whom were the buildings disposed?

Reply:

1.  The Water Trading Entity of the Department of Water and Sanitation owns 108 buildings in Gauteng as reflected in the table below:

Area Office

Spatial Locations

Number of buildings

1. Bronkhorstspruit Dam

Bronkhorstspruit/ Gauteng

11

2. Roodeplaat Dam on the Pienaars River

Moloto Road/ Gauteng

60

3. Vaal Dam

Springs, Krugersdorp & Germiston

37

Total

108

2. Since 1 April 2020 to date, the department did not dispose-off any buildings.

24 November 2021 - NW2156

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Mohlala, Ms MR to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

(1)Whether he has disbanded the advisory committee that was set up by the former Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, (2) whether the progress reports which had been compiled by the advisory committee were collected, given that these were compiled from taxpayers’ money; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

1. The contracts of the advisory committees that were set up by the former Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation, were linked to her term of office in the Department of Water and Sanitation. Due to the fact that the tenure of the former Minister ended on 5 August 2021, the advisory committees was given 30 days’ notice from this date and terminated on 4 September 2021.

2. The Chairpersons of the respective committees were requested to prepare and submit close-out reports. The Water Services Advisory Committee has submitted its close-out report. The other Committees will table their reports when they meet with the Minister.

 

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24 November 2021 - NW2254

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Ceza, Mr K to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

What is his department’s current (a) national backlog for the installation of boreholes in rural municipalities and (b) time frame for completing the (i) installation of boreholes and (ii) building of dams in this regard?

Reply:

a)  The installation of boreholes falls under the mandate of municipalities in line with Section 84(1)(d) of the Municipal Structures Act which mandates that municipalities are responsible for the provision of potable water within their areas of jurisdiction.

(b) (ii) As per the Department of Water and Sanitation Annual Performance Plan and funding for the 2021/22 financial year, progress for the following construction of the following dams is as follows:

No

Project

Progress

Estimated date of completion

1

Raising of Hazelmere Dam

96% construction

August 2022

2

Raising of Clanwilliam Dam

12% construction

April 2026

3

Raising of Tzaneen Dam

10% construction

June 2023

4

Mzimvubu Water Project

20% construction (Advanced Works-Access Roads)

Completion to be confirmed on finalisation of construction drawings

5

New Nwamitwa Dam

  • Procurement completed
  • Designs completed

Completion to confirmed on sequencing of the work packages and availability of long term funding

6

Lusikisiki Regional Water Supply Scheme: Zalu Dam

  • 43% design completion with estimated
  • 100% design completion

Date of completion to be confirmed on finalisation of specialist services appointment

6

Algoa Water Supply System: Corney Dam

0% Design stage

October 2022 for completion of designs

7

Umkhomazi Water Project

Project preparation stage

2027

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24 November 2021 - NW2057

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Buthelezi, Ms SA to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

What are the relevant facts that has been recorded by her department regarding the effects of the dry winter season on water reserves in all affected provinces?

Reply:

South Africa receives both summer and winter rainfall, with most Provinces falling within the summer rainfall area; whereas the Western Cape Province receives its rainfall mainly in winter. As a result, annual water allocation decisions for the summer rainfall areas are made in May or June when most of the summer rainfall is believed to have been harvested. On the other hand, the decision date for the winter rainfall areas is November.

The water reserves in most Provinces have been generally sufficient due to good rains received during the past summer rainfall season. The state of water storage in dams as at 30 August 2021 per Province is indicated in the table below:

Water availability and supply situation is determined by undertaking an Annual Operating Analysis (AOA) of the relevant water supply systems in the Provinces. The AOA determines the amount of water that can be supplied sustainably and equitably over the coming year considering the amount of water in storage at the decision date of the system. Water restrictions are implemented in cases of inadequate water availability.

The provinces with relatively less water availability, as indicated by low Dam levels, are located in the Eastern Cape and parts of the Western Cape Provinces. Dam levels in the Western Cape winter rainfall area are generally good and still increasing given that the Province is still in its rainfall season.

The main two water supply systems in the Eastern Cape experiencing water shortages are the Algoa and Amathole Water Supply Systems (WSS). The Algoa WSS supplies water to the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipal Metro (NMBMM), Kouga Local Municipality and the irrigation sector. On the other hand, Amathole WSS supplies the Buffalo City Local Municipality and Amatola Water Board in East London and surrounding areas; as well as the irrigation sector.

On river systems that have been found to have inadequate water availability for the season, water restrictions are proclaimed in the government gazette to curb water abstractions in order to prolong supplies, especially for essential use. The Provinces with water restrictions on a number of systems/dams are listed below as:

Eastern Cape Province

The Algoa Water Supply System, which supplies the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro area, comprises of 5 Dams and is also augmented by the Orange-Fish-Sundays transfer scheme from the Orange River System in the Free State. There are currently restrictions imposed at 80% on irrigation supply and an overall 30% on the domestic sector. Specific restrictions for the different dams are indicated in Table 2.

Dam

Net Full Supply Capacity (Million m3)

Storage Level (%) – 01 Jun 2021 (Decision Date)

Storage Level (%) – 30 Aug 2021

% Restrictions

Churchill

35.24

23.07

19.55

50% Domestic & 80% Irrigation

Impofu

105.76

15.04

16.99

 

Kouga

125.91

4.22

5.44

70% Domestic & 80% Irrigation

Loerie

3.03

37.16

32.8

 

Groendal

11.64

26.64

21.81

80% Irrigation

Total System

281.6

11.92

12.51

30% Domestic and 80% Irrigation

Note: A supply of 58 million m³/a from the Orange-Fish-Sundays transfer scheme to the NMBMM

is not restricted

The Amathole Water Supply System, which supplies the Buffalo City area comprises of 6 Dams as detailed in table 3 below – 10% Restrictions are required on the domestic water supply and 30% on irrigation.

Dam

Net Full Supply Capacity (Million m3)

Storage Level (%) – 01 Jun 2021 (Decision Date)

Storage Level (%) – 30 Aug 2021

% Restrictions

Rooikrantz

4.79

97.14

77.59

10% on Domestic & 30% on irrigation

Laing

18.90

99.57

100.65

 

Bridle Drift

97.92

26.59

21.15

 

Wriggleswade

91.47

19.06

14.88

 

Nahoon

19.26

42.00

28.86

 

Gubu

8.52

85.76

79.36

 

Total System

240.88

34.19

28.81

 

 

Stand-alone Dams in Eastern Cape Province that are experiencing water shortage and requiring restriction rules for the season are listed in Table 4 below.

Dam

Net Full Supply Capacity (Million m3)

Storage Level (%) – 01 Jun 2021 (Decision Date)

Storage Level (%) – 30 Aug 2021

% Restrictions

Nqweba

44.7

8.0

6.7

20% domestic

Howiesonspoort and Settlers Dam

6.4

Not known - no information received from the municipality

20% domestic & 70% irrigation

Sandile

29.7

56.0

50.7

30% irrigation

Xilinxa and Gcuwa

14.2

20.4

7

20% domestic

Kliplaat

57.1

26.9

24.3

30% irrigation

Mhlanga

1.6

13.2

35.1

10% domestic

 

Western Cape Province

Stand-alone Dams in Western Cape Province that are experiencing water shortages and requiring restriction rules for the season are listed in Table 5 below.

Dam

Net Full Supply Capacity (Million m3)

Storage level at decision date 1 June 2021

Storage Level (%) – 30 Aug 2021

Restrictions Required at Decision Date

Gamka

1.82

45.1

32.62

10% domestic

Oukloof

4.19

0.0

0.00

90% irrigation

Karee

0.95

14.9

21.00

50% domestic

 

Mpumalanga Province

Stand-alone Dams in Mpumalanga Province that are experiencing water shortage and requiring restriction rules for the season are listed in Table 6 below.

Dam

Net Full Supply Capacity (Million m3)

% Storage decision date - 1 May 2021

Storage Level (%) – 30 Aug 2021

Restrictions Required at Decision Date

Mkhombo

204.6

10

7.6

10% domestic, 40% irrigation

Rust de Winter

28.2

100

99.65

10% domestic, 40% irrigation

Ohrigstad

13.5

100

57.6

10% domestic and irrigation

Limpopo Province

Stand-alone Dams in Limpopo Province that are experiencing water shortage and requiring restriction rules for the season are listed in Table 7 below.

Table 7: Stand-alone Dams in Limpopo Province

Dam

Net Full Supply Capacity (Million m3)

% Storage decision date 1 May 2021

Storage Level (%) – 30 Aug 2021

Restrictions Required at Decision Date

Middle Letaba

171.9

11

7.79

35% domestic, 70% irrigation

Nsami

21.9

90.5

71.46

35% domestic, 70% irrigation

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24 November 2021 - NW2157

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Mohlala, Ms MR to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

What is the status and/or condition of all the bulk water and sanitation infrastructure that his department handed over to municipalities in the Republic as at the latest date for which information is available?

Reply:

 

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) is responsible for assisting the municipalities with provision of water and sanitation services to communities. In this regard, the DWS provides assistance to municipalities through conditional grants such as Regional Bulk Infrastructure Grant (RBIG) and Water Services Infrastructure Grant (WSIG) for the following:

  • Building new infrastructure
  • Refurbishment and upgrade of the existing water and sanitation infrastructure.

In accordance with the implementation protocols, the DWS is responsible for implementation of the infrastructure projects and the municipalities are responsible for Operation and Maintenance of the infrastructure. Upon completion of projects, the assets are handed over to the municipalities. Municipalities are therefore obliged to ensure that the infrastructure is operational and delivers water or sanitation services as intended.

Requesting the Honourable Member to refer to the table below for details on bulk projects implemented and completed from 2012/13 financial year to date as well as the status thereof.

Status of completed projects from 2012/13 to 2021/22 financial year

Name of the project

Name of the WSA/district municipality

Status of the project

Reasons/comments on non-functional projects

EASTERN CAPE

Mount Ayliff Bulk Water Supply

Alfred Nzo DM

Functional

None

Greater Mbizana Regional Bulk Water Supply Phase 1

Alfred Nzo DM

Functional

None

Mncwasa Bulk Water Supply

Amathole DM

Functional

None

Ibika Bilk Water Supply

Amathole DM

Not Functional

Water rationing due to drought around Butterworth and shortfall of funds to complete the project

Xonxa Bulk Water Supply Phase 1

Chris Hani DM

Functional

The contractor is busy with snags on the pumpstation

Coffee Bay Bulk Water Supply Scheme

OR Tambo DM

Functional

None

KSDPI Bulk Sanitation

OR Tambo DM

Functional

None

Steytlerville Bulk Water Supply

Dr Beyers Naude Local Municipality

Functional

Due to extreme drought. the plant is struggling to obtain water from the Poort where water abstraction is taking place.

Graaff Reinet Bulk Water Supply Phase 1

Dr Beyers Naude Local Municipality

Functional

None

Paterson BWS Phase 1 to 5A

Sundays River Valley Local Municipality

Functional

None

MPUMALANGA

Acornhoek Bulk Water Supply

Bushbuckridge LM (Ehlanzeni DM)

Functional

None

Botleng Wastewater Treatment Works

Victor Khanye LM (Nkangala DM)

Functional

None

Balfour Wastewater Treatment Works phase 2

Dipaleseng LM (Gert Sibande DM)

Functional

None

Amsterdam/Sheepmoor phase 1 & 2

Mkhodo LM (Gert Sibande DM)

Functional

None

Delmas Wastewater Treatment Works phase 1

Victor Khanye LM (Nkangala DM)

Functional

None

Lushushwane Regional Bulk Water Supply phase 1 to 4

Chief Albert Luthuli LM (Gert Sibande DM)

Functional

None

Hoxani Bulk Water Supply

City of Mbombela LM (Ehlanzeni DM)

Not functional

Waiting for the City of Mbombela to finalise the Mechanical & Electrical components that were funded through co-funding by the Municipality

Northern Nsikazi Bulk Water Supply

     

Bushbuckridge Water Services (Cunningnore) phase 1

Bushbuckridge LM (Ehlanzeni DM)

Functional

None

Empuluzi phase 3A, 4A & 8

Chief Albert Luthuli LM (Gert Sibande DM)

Functional

None

Refurb & Upgrade of Ermelo Water Treatment Works

Msukaligwa LM (Gert Sibande DM)

Functional

None

Refurbishment of Emalahleni Water Treatment Works

Emalahleni LM (Nkangala DM)

Functional

None

Balfour/Siyathemba Regional Bulk Water Supply Phase 1

Dipaleseng LM (Gert Sibande DM)

Not functional

Awaiting the completion of the Upgrading of the Balfour Water Treatment Works in Fortuna (known as the Balfour/Siyathemba phase 2)

GAUTENG

Upgrade of Hannes van Niekerk WWTW

Rand West City Local Municipality (formerly Westonaria Local Municipality)

Partially Functional

Some process units of the new module are dysfunctional due to poor maintenance, theft and vandalism.

Upgrade of Rothdene Pump Station

Midvaal Local Municipality

Functional

None

Upgrade of Sebokeng Wastewater Treatment Works Module 6

Emfuleni Local Municipality

Functional

None

KWAZULU-NATAL

Jozini

uMkhanyakude DM

The scheme is functional. The plant is producing 20Ml/day. Bulk pipeline to Ngwavuma with 12 zonal areas completed. Zone 1 to zone 5 completed and operational with reticulation

The municipality is currently implementing zone 6 under MIG programme

Dukuduku Resettlement

uMkhanyakude DM

Functional with minor operational challenges in some areas.

Portion of the settlement with proper reticulation. UKDM has improved most of the unreliable areas through WSIG

Hlabisa

uMkhanyakude DM

The scheme is functional

There is currently not enough water coming from Mandlakazi scheme which is currently under construction. UKDM has improved most of the unreliable areas through WSIG

Emadlangeni

Amajuba DM

The scheme is functional

None

Greater Eston

uMgungundlovu DM

The scheme is functional

None

uMshwathi Phase 1-3

uMgungundlovu DM

The scheme is functional

None

Mhlabatshane

Ugu

The scheme is functional

None

Lower Tugela

iLembe

The scheme is functional

None

FREE STATE

Maluti-a-Phofung Bulk Water Supply, Phase 1: Construction of Sterkfontein WTW

Maluti-a-Phofung LM

Functional

None

Maluti-a-Phofung Bulk Water Supply, Phase 1: The construction of Escol Reservoir.

Maluti-a-Phofung LM

Functional

None

Maluti-a-Phofung Bulk Water Supply, Phase 1: Rising main to Escol Reservoir.

Maluti-a-Phofung LM

Functional

None

Maluti-a-Phofung Bulk Water Supply, Phase 2: Escol pipelines.

Maluti-a-Phofung LM

Functional

None

Maluti-a-Phofung Bulk Water Supply, Phase 2: Raw water supply system at Sterkfontein Dam.

Maluti-a-Phofung LM

Functional

None

Maluti-a-Phofung Bulk Water Supply, Phase 3: Makwane Scheme.

Maluti-a-Phofung LM

Functional

None

Maluti-a-Phofung Bulk Water Supply, Phase 3: Northern Bulk Storage Stage 1.

Maluti-a-Phofung LM

Functional

None

Maluti-a-Phofung Bulk Water Supply, Phase 3: Northern Bulk Storage Stage 2.

Maluti-a-Phofung LM

Functional

None

Maluti-a-Phofung Bulk Water Supply, Phase 3: Sealing and waterproofing of the Uniqwa Reservoirs.

Maluti-a-Phofung LM

Functional

None

Maluti-a-Phofung Bulk Water Supply, Phase 3: Bulk interconnection pipeline: Uniqwa Reversal.

Maluti-a-Phofung LM

Functional

None

Maluti-a-Phofung Bulk Water Supply, Phase 4: QwaQwa Borehole project Stage 1: Drilling and testing of 60 operational boreholes.

Maluti-a-Phofung LM

Functional

None

Maluti-a-Phofung Bulk Water Supply BWS, Phase 4: QwaQwa Borehole project Stage 2: The equipping of 5 priority boreholes.

Maluti-a-Phofung LM

Partially functional

From the five (5) priority boreholes, one (1) has been severely vandalised, and two (2) are not being operated.

Nketoana Bulk Water Supply, Phase 1: Stage 1A: Upgrading of the Reitz WTW

Nketoana LM

Partially Functional

The some components are not working fully.

Nketoana Bulk Water Supply, Phase 1: Stage 3A: Ground Water Study in Nketoana, and Development of Boreholes in Arlington, Petrus Steyn and Lindley

Nketoana LM

Functional

None

Nketoana Bulk Water Supply, Phase 1: Stage 3B: Upgrading of the Lindley WTW

Nketoana LM

Functional

None

Nketoana Bulk Water Supply, Phase 1: Stage 3C: Upgrading and refurbishment of Lindley and Arlington Water pump Stations

Nketoana LM

Functional

None

Refurbishment of Clarens Sewer Pump Station

Dihlabeng LM / Thabo – Mofutsanyana

Functional

None

Upgrading of La Provence Sewer pump station Rising Main

Dihlabeng LM / Thabo – Mofutsanyana

Functional

None

Upgrading of Bethlehem Water Treatment Works: Replacing of Asbestos Cement Pipeline from Abstraction point at Sol Plaatjies Dam to Water Treatment Works

Dihlabeng LM / Thabo – Mofutsanyana

Functional

None

Upgrading of Fouriesburg (Carolina) Pump Station

Dihlabeng LM / Thabo – Mofutsanyana

Functional

None

Refurbishment of 4 sewer pump station in Bethlehem/Bohlokong

Dihlabeng LM / Thabo – Mofutsanyana

Functional

None

Replacement of AC pipes to PVC pipes in Memel

Phumelela LM / Thabo – Mofutsanyana

Functional

None

Replacement of AC pipes to PVC pipes in Warden

Phumelela LM / Thabo – Mofutsanyana

Functional

None

Refurbishment of sewer rising main(asbestos) for Ezenzeleni Area and construction of new sewer station with outfall sewer

Phumelela LM / Thabo – Mofutsanyana

Functional

None

Refurbishment of the WTW in Vrede & Memel Water Treatment Works

Phumelela LM / Thabo – Mofutsanyana

Functional

None

Replacement of AC water pipes to PVC in Vrede – Phase 1

Phumelela LM / Thabo – Mofutsanyana

Functional

None

Phumelela BWS: Construction of the Ezenzeleni 3ML reservoir and appurtenant works

Phumelela LM / Thabo – Mofutsanyana

Functional

None

Phumelela BWS: Construction of the Ezenzeleni raw water pump station and pipelines

Phumelela LM / Thabo – Mofutsanyana

Non-functional

The pump station was vandalized and some equipment at the pump station were stolen. Currently under Construction funded under RBIG 5B COVID19 project to render it operational.

Phumelela BWS: Construction of the Ezenzeleni Water Treatment Works and construction of the civil structure and associated works

Phumelela LM / Thabo – Mofutsanyana

Non-functional

The water treatment works depended on raw water pumped from the vandalized pump station within the same scheme, making it non-functional. However, currently under construction to render it operational funded under RBIG 5B. COVID19 project.

The Upgrading of the 1,5km clear water raising main line from the WTP to Marquard Reservoir

Setsoto LM / Thabo – Mofutsanyana

Functional

None

Setsoto BWS Phase 1: Sand River Abstraction, Borehole refurbishment, Construction of the pipeline from Caledon to Meulspruit – Clocolan and Marquard

Setsoto LM / Thabo – Mofutsanyana

Functional

None

Setsoto BWS Phase 2: Construction 630mm raw water pipeline from Meulspruit to Ficksburg Water Treatment Water

Abstraction of raw water from the Caledon Riverbed

Setsoto LM / Thabo – Mofutsanyana

Functional

None

Ngwathe Bulk Sewer (Vredefort)

Ngwathe LM – Fezile Dabi DM

Non-functional

The plant is not functional due to lack of operation and maintenance.

Moqhaka Bulk Sewer

Moqhaka LM – Fezile Dabi DM

Not functional

The plant is not functional due to lack of operation and maintenance. Currently the DWS, Provincial office and Municipality are implementing a project to refurbish the plant.

Ngwathe Bulk Water Supply – Construction of concrete reservoir at Edenville

Ngwathe LM – Fezile Dabi DM

Functional

None

Ngwathe Bulk Water Supply – Construction of pump house and equipping of boreholes in Edenville

Ngwathe LM – Fezile Dabi DM

Partly functional

Not all boreholes are operational due to vandalism

Mafube Bulk Sewer Phase 1 of 2 - Construction of Namahadi Pump Station

Construction of Geelhout (Britz) Pump Station

Refurbishment of Seagull Street Pump Station and Associated Works

Mafube LM – Fezile Dabi DM

Functional

None

Moqhaka Bulk Water Supply - To construct a 9.5 km pipeline with a booster pump station

Moqhaka LM in the Fezile Dabi DM

Functional

None

Bulk water pipeline to hospital

Mantsopa LM

Functional

None

Tweespruit Bulk water Supply - Supply and Equipping of 6 Boreholes

Mantsopa LM

Functional

None

Tweespruit Bulk water Supply - Supply and Equipping of Two Boreholes within 10km Radius10km Radius Phase 2A (Exploration)

Mantsopa LM

Functional

None

Tweespruit Bulk water Supply - Supply and Equipping of Two Boreholes within 10km Radius – Phase 2B

Mantsopa LM

Functional

None

Equipping Of Boreholes and Upgrading

Of Pump Station in Excelsior

Mantsopa LM

Functional

None

Excelsior: Design and Construction Monitoring Water Tower, Raw Bulk Pipeline and Pumpstation- Phase 2

Mantsopa LM

Functional

None

Masilonyana Bulk water Supply Phase 1 of 2

Lejweleputswa DM/ Masilonyana LM

Functional

The project is functional but being a raw water pipeline, some repairs has been highly necessary to undertake through a WC/WDM project, considering water leakages in the line and mechanical / electrical issues in the high lift pump stations associated to this pipeline

Tokologo Bulk Water Supply Phase 1 of 3

Lejweleputswa DM/Tokologo LM

Functional

The project is functional, but Municipality is facing operational issues with lack of spares in the installed raw water pumps in the abstraction point.

Tswelopele Bulk water Supply Phase 1 of 2

Lejweleputswa DM/Tswelopele LM

Functional

None

Wesselsbron / Monyakeng Bulk Sewer

Lejweleputswa DM/Nala LM

Non-functional

The plant is not functional due to lack of operation and maintenance.

Jagersfontein /Fauresmith BWS Phase 1

Xhariep DM/Kopanong LM

Functional

The project is complete and functional connected to phase 2 which is at practical completion stage

WESTERN CAPE

Worcester Bulk Water

Breede Valley

Functional

None

Grabouw Wastewater Treatment Works

Theewaterskloof

Functional

None

Paarl Bulk Sewer

Drakenstein

Functional

None

Drakenstein Wastewater Treatment Works

Drakenstein

Functional

None

Swellendam Wastewater Treatment Works

Swellendam

Functional

None

Citrusdal Wastewater Treatment Works

Cederberg

Functional

None

George Bulk Water

George

Functional

None

Stellenbosch Wastewater Treatment Works

Stellenbosch

Functional

There is a challenge on the inlet works but municipality is sorting matter.

Lamberts Bay

Cederberg

Non-functional

There is a need to complete the installation of the sea outfall. The contractor has been appointed and the anticipated completion date is end of February 2022

Tulbugh BWS

Witzenberg

Functional

There is a need to complete the construction of the dam and tributaries. The contractor has been appointed and the anticipated completion date is end of June 2024

LIMPOPO

Mogalakwena Phase 1

Waterberg

Non-functional

The challenge is with the water abstraction point that has not been developed as yet

Polokwane BWS

Capricorn

Functional

None

NORTH WEST

Koster Wastewater Treatment Works

Kgetleng river

Functional

None

Tlokwe phase 1

Tlokwe

Functional

None

Pilanesburg phase 1

Moses Kotane /Rusternburg

Functional

None

Pilanesburg phase 2

Moses Kotane /Rusternburg

Functional

None

Madibeng /Britsphase 1

Madibeng

Functional

None

Maqussi hills WWTW/BWS

Maquassi

Functional

None

Moretele south phase 1

Moretele

Functional

None

Greater Mamusa phase 1

Mamusa

Functional

None

Taung Naledi phase 1 Podumong

Dr Ruth Mompati

Functional

None

NORTHERN CAPE

Colesburg Wastewater Treatment Worksulk

Umsobomvu / Pixley ka Seme

Functional

None

Hopetown Water Treatment Works

Thembelihle / Pixley ka Seme

Functional

None

Niekershoop Bulk Water Supply

Siyathemba / Pixley ka Seme

Functional

None

Kathu Wastewater Treatment Works

Gamagara / John Toalo Geatsewe

Functional

Functional, but need to be upgraded again

Colesburg Water Treatment Works

Umsobomvu / Pixley ka Seme

Functional

None

Vanderkloof Wastewater Treatment Works

Renosterberg / Pixley ka Seme

Functional

None

Norvalspont Bulk Water Supply

Umsobomvu / Pixley ka Seme

Functional

None

Noupoort Bulk Water Supply

Umsobomvu / Pixley ka Seme

Functional

None

Britstown Oxidation Ponds

Emthanjeni / Pixley ka Seme

Functional

None

Van Wyksvlei Bulk Water Supply Phase 1

Kareeberg / Pixley Ka Seme

Functional

None

Marydale Bulk Water Supply

Siyathemba / Pixley ka Seme

Functional

None

Strydenburg Bulk Water Supply

Thembelihle / Pixley ka Seme

Functional

None

Kalahari East Pipeline phase 1

Dawid Kruiper / Pixley ka Seme

Functional

None

Homevale Wastewater Treatment Works

Sol Plaatje / Frances Baard

Non-Functional

The plant is currently not fully functional due to poor Operation & Maintenance, theft, and vandalism

Ricthie Bulk Water Supply

Sol Plaatje / Frances Baard

Functional

None

Loeriesfontein Bulk Water Supply

Hantam / Namakwa

Functional

None

Brandvlei Bulk Water Supply

Hantam / Namakwa

Functional

None

Williston Bulk Water Supply

Karoo Hoogland / Namakwa

Functional

None

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04 November 2021 - NW2158

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Mohlala, Ms MR to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

In light of the fact that water boards such as the Amatola Water Board have in the past five years been riddled with issues of corruption and political interference surrounding the appointment of board members, what strategies of intervention have been devised to strengthen governance at water boards?

Reply:

Honorable Member, the Department of Water and Sanitation (the Department) is implementing the following interventions to strengthen governance at Water Boards:

a) The Minister had 5 Provincial engagements in the Free State, Eastern Cape, Limpopo, Gauteng and KwaZulu- Natal. These provincial engagements were attended by the DWS Provincial Office, Provincial Government, Water Boards, Water Service Authorities and broader water and sanitation Committees and Forums.

b) The engagements with Water Boards were mainly around issues of governance, financial viability and accountability and broader service delivery issues as per their mandate.

c) The Minister, during the engagement in the Eastern Cape between 31 August to 2 September 2021, interacted with Amatola Water Board. The Minister noted with concern the issues of lack of stability both in the Board and Executive Management. The situation is exacerbated by a number of allegations including allegations of political interference.

d) To stabilize Amatola Water Board the following decisions were made:

  • The Department obtained a legal opinion on the Board Appointment process of Amatola Water.
  • Probity Check was conducted on all new Board Members
  • The Minister is currently implementing the outcomes of the legal opinion and probity Check.
  • The Minister has processed a Cabinet Memorandum to appoint the permanent Chief Executive Officer of Amatola Water

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29 September 2021 - NW1369

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Mohlala, Ms MR to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

What total amount has been paid to AURECON for their involvement in the Lesotho Highlands Water Project?

Reply:

The total paid to AURECON SA thus far is R 236 205 932.

AURECON SA is participating in various Consulting Joint Ventures for the Lesotho Highlands Water Project as per shares and figures indicated in the schedule below.

Contract LHDA No.

Description

Contracted Party

Total Contract Amount (R)

Aurecon SA Share of Total Contract Amount (%)

3020

Design and Supervision of Major Bridges

Aurecon Consortium

123 892 049

30%

3022

Design and Supervision of Polihali Diversion Tunnels

Metsi a Senqu Khubelu Consultants (MSKC)

82 460 577

19.6%

3007

Design and Supervision of Polihali Transfer Tunnel

Metsi a Senqu Khubelu Consultants (MSKC)

914 276 029

20%

TOTAL

     

21%

09 September 2021 - NW1222

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Mohlala, Ms MR to ask the Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation

In view of the fact that a number of Lesotho citizens were uprooted from their land during phase 1 of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project, what steps has she taken to ensure that (a) compensation is paid to the specified persons and (b) there will be no further disenfranchisement of the citizens of Lesotho as a result of the specified project?

Reply:

All persons affected by the project were either relocated, resettled and/or had their assets compensated in accordance with the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) Compensation Policy as well as the Treaty between the Republic of South Africa and Lesotho. Ccompensation was paid to the affected persons by adopting the following measures:

  1. The LHWP’s legal obligations to the people and communities affected by Project works are based on: The Lesotho Constitution, the LHWP Treaty - Article 7, the LHDA Order of 1986 and the LHWP Compensation Regulations, Legal Notice No. 50 of 1990, and specifically for the implementation of Phase II, the Phase II Agreement – Article 15.
  2. The LHWP Compensation Policy covers compensation for: Loss of assets, Uprootment (including resettlement), Income Restoration, Rural Development, Natural Environment and Heritage and in addition the implementation of Public Health plans with Lesotho.

The implementation and the execution of the Compensation Policy is also regularly monitored by an Independent Panel of Experts.

Complaints relating to compensation, relocation and resettlement issues are dealt with through various Lesotho Highlands Development Agency (LHDA) field officers, the Social Development and Environment Division, and the Public Relations Office. All queries that arise are dealt with by the LHDA on a case-by-case basis and captured on a database. Complainants also have access to the Compensation Ombudsman.

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07 September 2021 - NW1649

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Powell, Ms EL to ask the Minister Water and Sanitation

Whether she will provide Ms E L Powell with the full, relevant details on the (a) dates, (b) destinations and (c) costs of all flights boarded by a certain person (Mphumzi Mdekazi) (i) between 1 May 2019 and 1 October 2020 and (ii) during the National State of Disaster period; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details

Reply:

The Department incurred the following costs in relation to Mr Mdekazi for the period 1 May 2019 and during the National State of Disaster period :

Category

Cost

Accommodation/ domestic air travel/ Car hire and transfers

R 1 763 878.00

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07 September 2021 - NW1650

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Powell, Ms EL to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

Whether she will provide Ms E L Powell with the full, relevant details of (a) all travel and (b) additional expenses incurred by each member of the National Rapid Response Task Team (i) between 1 March and 1 October 2020 and (ii) during the National State of Disaster period; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details in each specified case?

Reply:

The following expenses were incurred by the Members of the National Rapid Response Task Team for the period 1 March 2019 and during the National State of Disaster period.

Name of official

Category

Cost

Mr Zolile Burnsncamashe

Accommodation/ domestic air travel/ Car hire and transfers

R 306 296

 

Mr Lekgotla Dichoetlise

Car hire and transfers

R 116 709

Mr Mahle Khuzani

Accommodation/ domestic air travel/ Car hire and transfers

R 283 800

 

Ms Dudu Manana

Accommodation/ Car hire

R 48 319

Mr Mzwakhe Masoue

Accommodation/ domestic air travel/ Car hire and transfers

R 468 446

Mr Maxwele Chumani

Accommodation/ domestic air travel/ Car hire and transfers

R 335 875

Mr Mogomotsi Mogodiri

Car hire/domestic accommodation

R 53 216

Dr Mandisa Mokwena

Accommodation/ domestic air travel/ Car hire and transfers

R 27 709

Ms Carla Motau

Car Hire

R 59 801

Mr Likhaya Ngqezana

Accommodation/ domestic air travel/ Car hire and transfers

R 543 363

Mr Simphiwe Ngxakeni

Accommodation/ domestic air travel/ Car hire and laundry

R 386 727

Ms Nolonwabo Quanta

Accommodation/ domestic air travel/ Car hire and transfers

R355 622

Ms Debbie Raphuthi

Accommodation/ domestic air travel/ Car hire and transfers

R 112 742.00

Ms Suliwe Shilwayi

Accommodation/ domestic air travel/ Car hire and transfers

R 488 736

Mr Samuel Thembani

Car hire and domestic accommodation

R 144 422

TOTAL

R 3 732 795

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16 April 2019 - NW513

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Khawula, Ms MS to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

(a) What number of (i) buildings, (ii) properties and (iii) facilities does his department currently (aa) own and (bb) rent, (b) what is the value and purpose of each (i) owned and (ii) rented property and (c)(i) for how long has each property been rented, (ii) from whom is each property rented and (iii) what is the monthly rental fee for each property?

Reply:

(a)(i) The total number of building rented by the Department is 33 buildings and a total number of buildings owed by the Department are 4948 refer to the table below.

Row Labels

No. of Assets

Cost

Accumulative Depreciation

Book Value

Buildings

4889

2,173,677,966.77

(1,281,645,620.50)

892,032,346.27

Buildings Auxiliary

59

19,368,099.92

(9,456,665.67)

9,911,434.25

Grand Total

4948

2,193,046,066.69

(1,291,102,286.17)

901,943,780.52

NB Auxiliary Buildings relates to Boat Houses

(a)(ii) The Minister owns, manages and controls a total of 320 state own dams (government waterworks) country wide and a total of 1175 properties refer to the table below.

Row Labels

No. of Assets

Cost

Accumulative Impairment

Book Value

Land

1174

7,791,050,104.60

(245,160,780.58)

7,545,889,324.02

Grand Total

1174

7,791,050,104.60

(245,160,780.58)

7,545,889,324.02

 

In addition the following should be noted:

In terms of Section 1(1) (x) of the National Water Act, 1998 (Act no. 36 of 1998) (NWA) the Minister owns the land on which a government waterwork is situated. The extent of the land required is determined scientifically up to the dam boundary line of each dam which includes the full supply level, the 1:100 year flood line and a buffer line. In terms of Government Immovable Asset Management ACT No 19 of 2007 (GIAMA), the disposal policies of the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) and the National Department of Public Works (NDPW) all excess land must be transferred to NDPW. The Minister only acquires the minimum land required for the government waterwork in order to manage, operate and maintain the dams. In relation to ownership, the

Minister has exclusive rights on the land within the government waterworks and the water source is regarded as national assets which must be protected in terms of the NWA.

(a)(iii) Refer to (a)(i) above.

(b)(i) The Hounorable Member is requested to note the following. The Value of each property owned by the Minister of Water and Sanitation which falls within a Government Waterwork must be determined by a Professional Registered Valuer. The Department is not in a financial position to determine the value of each property as yet and will need to seek the assistance of the Office of the Valuer-General to assist with the determination of the market related value of each property. The purpose of each property falling within a dam boundary line is to store bulk raw water. Refer to Annexure A for the value and purpose of each owed property.

(b)(ii) The Department is renting a total of 33 buildings. Refer to the table below (c) for the value and purpose of the rented properties.

(c) Refer to the table below for the rented properties:

(c)(i) for how long has each property been rented

(c)(ii) from whom is each property rented and

(c)(iii) what is the monthly rental fee for each property

SPECTRUM HOUSE 1   8 years

Grey Jade Trade and Invest 85 (PTY) LTD

R 1 232 050.68

SPECTRUM HOUSE 2 5 years

Ascession Properties LTD

R 71 968.37

SIGMA HOUSE   9 years

Cape Horizon Properties (PTY) LTD

R 852 773.71

INTERPARK 5 years

Interpark

R 7 410.00

9&11 HIGH STREET  28 years

Quenprop Investment PTY LTD

R 17 345.33

9&11 HIGH STREET    28 years

Quenprop Investment PTY LTD

R 26 146.70

LIONN ROARS OFFICE PARK 9 years

Kuper Legh Property Management (PTY) LTD

R 229 751.86

SANPORT 23 years

Africorp International Properties (PTY) LTD

R 69 398.44

44 SPRIGG STREET 30 years

M.J Lombard

R 15 900.46

PARK HOMES 14 years

M. Projects CC

R 18 700.56

PRD2 19 years

Colliers RMS (PTY) LTD

R 351 581.37

2 HARGREAVES 16 years

Arrowhead Properties LTD

R 435 084.24

PROROM 26 years

Ascession Properties LTD

R 669 760.87

26 CENTRAL ROAD KIMBARLEY

8 years

Albasync (PTY) LTD

R 420 538.47

PRAETOR 11 years

Centpret Properties (PTY) LTD

R 284 095.98

SANLAM PLAZA EAST 18 years

Superbia Four (PTY) LTD

R 742 486.10

22 ROOTH STREET CANELLE BLDG

15 years

Ascession Properties LTD

R 42 690.16

TALANA 13 years

BASFOUR 3072 (PTY) LTD

R 54 240.38

SOUTHREN LIFE 19 years

Delta Property Fund (LTD)

R 674 900.55

SANLAM PLAZA 31 years

Gensec Property services Limited t/a JHB

R 313 964.06

MEGACITY WEST GALARY 4 years

Combia Falls Properties

R 712 317.29

(c)(i) for how long has each property been rented

(c)(ii) from whom is each property rented and

(c)(iii) what is the monthly rental fee for each property

FACTORY 40-12 15 years

Limpopo Economic Development Agency

R 42 643.70

OLD SABC 14 years

South African Broadcasting Corporation Coc limited

R 152 479.39

LEBOWAKGOMO GOV. COMPLEX

14 years

Department of Public Works

R 7 508.55

AZMO PLACE 23 years

Delta Properties Fund LTD

R 676 362.18

LIBRARY GARDENS 18 years

Changing Tides 132 (PTY) LTD

R 82 539.52

38-42 HOOGE STREET 18 years

Omtay Property Holding Trust

R 91 835.69

SEDIBENG 37 years

Summermania Seven (PTY) LTD

R 3 735 404.30

EMANZINI 40 years

Redefine Properties

R 1 200 273.83

ZWAMADAKA 40 years

Summermania Seven (PTY) LTD

R 1 695 729.48

WATERBRON 10 years

Dreamfair Properties (PTY) LTD

R 3 444 465.10

FINPARK 17 years

Servest (Finpark)

R 110 712.91

NDINAYE 2 3 years

Supperble Four (PTY) LTD

R 751 451.30

CORPORATE 66 7 years

Faerie Glen Waterpark (PTY) LTD

R 129 650.93

NDINAYE 1 4 years

Supperble Four (PTY) LTD

R 474 345.04

CONTINENTAL 11 years

Redefine Properties

R 490 173.29

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16 April 2019 - NW796

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Alberts, Mr ADW to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

(1)What is the total number of mines with a water licence in each province that (a) meet the licensing requirements and (b) do not comply with the licensing requirements; (2) what (a) is the name of each mine with a water licence that does not comply with the licensing requirements, (b) is the area and province in which each mine is located, (c) are the reasons why the mines do not comply with the water licensing requirements and (d) steps does he intend to take to address the deficiencies; (3) with reference to operational mines in each province that are not in possession of water licences, what are the full relevant details of the (a) name of each mine, (b) area and province in which each mine is located, (c) reasons why the mines are operational without water licenses having been awarded to them and (d) steps he intends to take to address these deficiencies?

Reply:

(1)(a) The total number of mines with a water use licence in each province authorized to use water are 712.

(1)(b) Refer to Annexure A for the total number of mines authorized but non- compliance.

(2) Refer to Annexure A for the action taken to address the deficiencies by authorized non-compliant mines and Annexure B for the technical and administrative conditions of a licence in terms of the National Water Act, 1998 (Act No 36 0f 1998) (NWA).

(3)(a) A total number of mines operating without authorisation in each province are 115.

(3)(b) The table below reflects the number and province in which each of those mines are located. Refer to Annexure C for list of mines operating without authorisation in each province.

Province

Number of mines

Steps to be taken to address

Gauteng

13

Administrative enforcement action

Limpopo

3

Administrative enforcement action

Mpumalanga

30

Administrative and criminal enforcement action

Kwa Zulu Natal

37

Administrative enforcement action

Free State

5

Administrative enforcement action

Northern Cape

25

Administrative enforcement action

Eastern Cape

1

Administrative enforcement action

North West

1

Administrative enforcement action

Total

115

(3)(c) It is not clear why transgressors resort to operation of mines without the requisite authorisation however; the Department continues to intensify activities to protect the water resource as mandated by the National Water Act, (Act No. 36 of 1998).

(3)(d) The Department investigates identified as well as reported non- compliances regularly. These non-compliances are dealt with in accordance with administrative, criminal and civil enforcement tools as prescribed by the National Water Act, (Act No. 36 of 1998).The Department also collaborates with other law enforcement agencies such as the South African Police Services and the National Prosecuting Authority in respect of non-compliance matters which require further criminal enforcement action.

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16 April 2019 - NW752

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Khawula, Ms MS to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

(a) What is the total number of water treatment facilities that are there in each province, (b) what number of the specified facilities are (i) functional and (ii) dysfunctional and (c) for how long have the facilities been dysfunctional?

Reply:

Requesting the Hounorable Member to note that water treatment facilities are the responsibility of the Department of Corporative Governance and Traditional Affairs and that the Department of Water and Sanitation only monitors compliance of the facilities.

Refer to the table below for the total number of water treatment facilities that were monitored by the Department in each province.

Province

Number of water treatment works per Province

(b)(i)

Number of treatment works functional

(b)(ii)

Number of treatment works dysfunctional

For how long have these been dysfunctional

Eastern Cape

224

224

0

N/A

Free State

87

83

4

One (1) Water Treatment Works has been dysfunctional for 3 years due to no raw water from the Lovedale Dam.

One (1) Water Treatment Works has been dysfunctional for 3 years due to refurbishment of raw water pump station but is now complete. The Municipality is trying to fill up the Balancing dam with raw water in order to start operating the plant.

One (1) Water Treatment Works has been dysfunctional for 6 years due to lack of raw water.

One (1) Water Treatment Works has been dysfunctional for 4 years due to lack of raw water.

Gauteng

17

17

0

N/A

KwaZulu Natal

243

196

47

Thirty nine (39) Water Treatment Works has been dysfunctional for 2 years.

Eight (8) Water Treatment Works has been dysfunctional for 4 years.

Limpopo

89

82

7

One (1) Water Treatment Works has been dysfunctional for 10 years.

Two (2) Water Treatment Works has been dysfunctional for 11 years.

Three (3) Water Treatment Works has been dysfunctional for 5 years.

One (1) Water Treatment Works has been dysfunctional for 1 year.

Mpumalanga

105

98

7

Seven (7) Water Treatment Works has been dysfunctional for 1 year.

Northern Cape

166

165

1

One (1) Water Treatment Works has been dysfunctional for 2 years.

North West

126

126

0

N/A

Western Cape

136

132

4

One (1) Water Treatment Works has been dysfunctional for 5 years.

One (1) Water Treatment Works has been dysfunctional for 2 years.

Two (2) Water Treatment Works has been dysfunctional for 1 year.

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16 April 2019 - NW722

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Matsepe, Mr CD to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

What is the (a) make, (b) model, (c) price and (d) date on which each vehicle was purchased for use by (i) him and/or the former minister and (ii) his deputy and/or the former deputy minister (aa) in the (aaa) 2016-17 and (bbb) 2017-18 financial years and (bb) since 1 April 2018?

Reply:

 

a) Make of vehicle purchased for use

b) Model of vehicle purchased for use

c) Price of each vehicle purchased for use

d) (aaa) Date on which each vehicle was purchased for use in the 2016/17 FY

e) (bbb) Date on which each vehicle was purchased for use in the 2017/18 FY

Minister, Nkwinti G came with his vehicle from Rural Development

Audi

Q7

R1 039 872.66

January 2017

None

The former Minister, Mokonyane N moved with her vehicle to Environmental Affairs

Audi

Q7

R910 714.90

None

January 2018

The Deputy Minister, Tshwete P

Audi

Q7

R951 713.04

None

May 2017

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26 March 2019 - NW189

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Dreyer, Ms AM to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

Whether any investigations have been conducted into the continuing sewerage overflow at 25 Quinine Street, Glen Marais, Kempton Park; if not, (a) what steps will be taken to resolve the matter, (b) by what date will the specified matter be resolved, (c) what is the estimated cost, (d) what number of complaints has the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Council received regarding the matter and (e) why was the matter not resolved earlier given the number of complaints; if so, will he furnish Mrs A M Dreyer with a copy of the findings of the specified investigation?

Reply:

According to information received by the department from the City of Ekurhuleni, findings of an investigation were that the sewerage overflow is as results of storm water ingress, especially when it is raining. Furthermore, building owners in the area have connected rain water gutters and are channelling storm water into sewer lines; which worsened the problem.

a) To resolve the problem at 60 Quinine Street specifically, the CoE has already installed non-return valves to prevent the backflow into the house. The plan is to install valves at all the other properties affected by overflows and back flows in the aftermath of rain.

The City of Ekurhuleni (CoE) is planning to send building inspectors who will assist in investigating illegal connections to the municipal sewer system. Furthermore, the CoE, through its Water and Sanitation Division, will facilitate the disconnection of all illegal connection pipes and also install non-return valves at critical affected areas.

For further information relating to (b), (c), (d) and (e); the Honourable Member is requested to refer the questions to the Minister of Corporative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) who will be in a better position to respond to specific details relating to the timelines to resolve the problem, costs and the number of complaints received by the Municipality with regard to this matter.

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26 March 2019 - NW106

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Waters, Mr M to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

(1)With regard to the reply to question 3753 of 12 December 2018, what number of sewerage processing plants (a) were inspected since 1 July to 30 September 2018 and (b) passed the inspection; (2) what number of sewerage processing plants (a) were inspected during (i) 1 January to 31 March 2018, (ii) 1 April to 30 June 2018 and (iii) 1 October to 31 December 2018 and (b)(i) failed and (ii) passed the inspection; (3) with reference to the letter in Annexure B, did the Siyathemba Local Municipality make written representation to his department within the 14-day period providing no compelling reasons for his department not to exercise its powers; if so, what reasons were given; (4) what number of municipalities were given non-compliance letters?

Reply:

(1)(a) The number of sewerage processing plants inspected in relation to question 3573 of 12 December 2018 is a total of forty three (43) see attached Annexure A.

(1)(b) The Inspections referred to are conducted to determine functionality and treatment efficacy of the sewerage processing plants. During the inspections the Inspector looks for any deficiencies in the process and if any are encountered the Inspector makes recommendations for implementation by the Water Services Authorities.

(2)(a)(i) A total of 114 sewerage processing plans were inspected January to March 2018 see attached Annexure A.

(2)(a)(ii) A total of 82 sewerage processing plans were inspected 1 April to June 2018 see attached Annexure A.

(2)(a)(ii) A total of 76 sewerage processing plans were inspected 1 October to 31 December 2018 see attached Annexure A.

(2)(b)(i) Please refer to response in (1)(b).

(2)(b)(ii) Please refer to response in (1)(b).

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(2)(a) Refer to Annexure A.

(2)(b)(i) Please refer to response in (1)(b).

(2)(b)(ii) Please refer to response in (1)(b).

(3) Yes, a written representation from the Siyathemba Municipality was received by the Department’s Northern Cape Regional office within the 14 days. The action plan has time frames and responsible personnel which will enable the Department to monitor progress. Requesting the Honourable Member to refer to Annexure B for details.

(4) A total of thirty two (32) municipalities were given non-compliance letters up to the third quarter of the 2018/2019 financial year and two (2) of these were issued with court interdicts, however these notices are not as a result of the above mentioned inspections. The notices were issued following complaints of pollution received by the Department’s Provincial Operations.

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26 March 2019 - NW818

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Khawula, Ms MS to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

Since his reply to question 1791 on 14 August 2018, how many households currently use bucket toilets?

Reply:

The following beneficiary towns (see table below) from the Bucket Eradication Programme are still using bucket toilets as the construction of bulk infrastructure that will allow toilets to flush are currently in process.

 

PROVINCE

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

BUCKET ERADICATION TOWN

TOILETS NOT YET FLUSHING

Free State Province

Setsoto

Ficksburg

218

   

Senekal

2,435

   

Clocolan

3,379

 

Nketoana

Arlington

1,192

   

PetrusSteyn

960

   

Reitz

739

 

Tokologo

Dealesville

1,279

Northern Cape Province

Siyancuma

Griekwastad

387

   

Campbell

596

 

Tsantsabane

Maranteng

134

   

Postdene

149

 

Sol Plaatjie

Motswedimosa

656

   

Fraser Moleketi

97

TOTAL:

 

12 221

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26 March 2019 - NW569

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Waters, Mr M to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

(1)(a) On what date was the Rand Water project, Palmiet RW-06, started and (b) what (i) still needs to be done before the project is completed, (ii) are the reasons that the project has stalled for over a year and (iii) is the expected completion date; (2) (a) what (i) is the expenditure to date and (ii) was the original costing of the project, (b) who were the contractors and consultants on the original project, (c) who is contracted to complete the project and (d) what penalties have been requested and paid?

Reply:

(1)(a) The Rand Water project Palmiet RW-06 started in March 2014.

(1)(b)(i) The overall project is currently 90% complete. The overall scope of work for this project is the construction of a 15km pipeline and the portion now to be completed is approximately 700m which includes pipelaying together with the associated concrete chambers. Thereafter tie-ins/cross connections of the entire 15km pipeline will be constructed and this is dependent on the shutdowns.

(1)(b)(ii) The project experienced challenges which were beyond Rand Water and the service provider’s control as follows:

  • All service providers experienced unsuitable ground conditions which included excessive rock and a high water table. These conditions were not predetermined and as such had to be decided upon within the project time lines which then resulted into delays.
  • During implementation, the pipeline route had to be changed to accommodate third party requirements (i.e. restrictions related to working within the vicinity of high voltage ESKOM powerlines and late approval of Water Use Licence (WULA) by the department). This added in the delays experienced by the project.

(1)(b)(iii) The expected completion date is April 2020.

(2)(a)(i) The expenditure to date is R597 396 518.29 excluding Vat.

(2)(a)(ii) The original costing of the project was R668 556 000.00 excluding Vat.

(2)(b) The contractors and consultants on the original project where the following:

Contractors:

  • M&D Construction Group (Portion A pipe laying – 8km)
  • Lubbe Construction (Pty) Ltd (Portion B pipe laying – 7km)
  • Esor / SBM Joint Venture (Portion B pipe jacking)
  • Mapitsi Civil Works (Portion A pipe jacking).

Consultants:

  • Jeffares and Green (Pty) Ltd.

(2)(c) The service providers listed in question (2)(b) above are all contracted to complete the project. Lubbe Construction (Pty) Ltd is currently completing their scope of work on portion B where they are left with 700m of pipelaying against the scope work of 7km.

(2)(d) Penalties have been applied and are being progressively deducted for all contractor delays.

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26 March 2019 - NW751

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Khawula, Ms MS to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

Whether, in light of the current water consumption rates, his department commissioned any study to determine whether the country will have enough water to sustain the population, economic growth and development by (a) 2050, (b) 2075 and (c) 2100; if not, why not; if so, what are the details of the findings of the study?

Reply:

a) The Department undertakes various planning studies over 25-year horizons, including the period to 2050 to ensure water security for the country. Such studies include (i) Water Availability Assessment Studies (WAAS), which generate base input information for planning, (ii) long term water resource reconciliation planning studies for large and small demand centres, and (iii) catchment-based studies. These planning studies culminate in strategies that address water needs for the country, which are then continuously monitored and updated every 3 to 5 years to ensure that they remain current and relevant. The outputs of the studies inform the National Water Resource Strategy (NWRS), the instrument by which the minister gives effect to the National Water Act, as well as the master plans that emanate from the NWRS. The studies are available on the DWS website, at http://www6.dwa.gov.za/iwrp/projects.aspx..

(b) and (c)

For the perspectives 2075 to 2100, the planning horizon is longer, and this is accompanied by a high degree of uncertainty. The studies conducted as mentioned in (a) above provide indicative directions of strategies for the country’s water security, which are continuously firmed up on a progressive basis to make them dynamic high level water resource plans that address uncertainty.

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26 March 2019 - NW494

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Khawula, Ms MS to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

What is the (a) qualification and (b) total number of artisans employed by each water board?

Reply:

Refer to the table below for the list of qualifications and number of artisans employed by each water board.

Entity

(a) Qualification

(b) Total number of artisan

Amatola Water

Artisan Building work

4

 

Artisan Electrical

6

 

Artisan Fitter and Turner

11

 

Artisan Instrumental

2

 

Artisan Mechanical

4

 

Artisan Millwright

1

 

Artisan Plumber

4

 

Artisan Welder

1

Bloem Water

Artisan Electrical

5

 

Artisan Mechanical

12

 

Artisan Civil

2

 

Artisan Instrumental

4

Lepelle Northern Water

Fitter, Electrician and Motor Mechanic; Maintenance Officers; Instrumentation Technicians

56

Magalies Water

N4 Electrical Engineering

14

 

N4 Electrical Engineering

 
 

N6 Electrical Engineering

 
 

National Technical Certificate 4

 
 

Grade 12

 
 

ND Electrical Engineering

 
 

N3 Electrical Engineering

 
 

N6 Electrical Engineering

 
 

N3 Mechanical Engineering

 
 

N4 Mechanical Engineering

 
 

N5 Mechanical Engineering

 
 

ND Mechanical Engineering

 
 

N3 Mechanical Engineering

 
 

N2 Mechanical Engineering

 

Mhlathuze Water

Trade Test Instrument Mechanic; National Diploma: Electrical Engineering; Trade Test Boiler Maker; Trade Test Electrician; Trade Test Fitter; Trade Test Millwright; Trade Test Plumber; Trade Test Welder

26

Overberg Water

None in terms of the qualification specified

9

Rand Water

Dry Trades Electricians

Filters and Turners

Instrument Mechanicals

Millwrights

Motor Mechanics

Telephone Electrician

Welders

163

 

Wet Trades

Painters

Plumbers

39

Sedibeng Water

N3 – N6 Certificates

43

 

National Diploma

 

Umgeni Water

Matric; N2 plus Trade Test (Electrical, Civil, Mechanic, Boilermaking, Instruments)

79

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25 March 2019 - NW639

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Khawula, Ms MS to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

What is the (a) location and (b) capacity of each privately owned dam in the country?

Reply:

Refer to Annexure A for the dams with location and capacity where the information was supplied in full.

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25 March 2019 - NW107

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Dreyer, Ms AM to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

(1)(a) How often must his department inspect dam infrastructure with regard to (i) dam walls and (ii) spillways and (b)(i) who conducts such inspections and (ii) under what statutory provisions is the person or entity authorised; (2) (a) on what date was the last inspection of each dam performed by his department in Gauteng and (b) what number of dams (i) passed and (ii) failed the inspection; (3) with regard to dams situated within the City of Ekurhuleni, (a) what concerns and recommendations were raised in respect of each dam, (b) on what date was the City of Ekurhuleni notified about the concerns and recommendations and (c) by what date was the City of Ekurhuleni expected to rectify all defects in the dam infrastructure, including dam walls and spillways, in each case?

Reply:

(1)(a) All dams classified as dams with a safety risk by the Directorate: Dam Safety Regulation (i.e. Dam Safety Office) and are category II and III in terms of size must be subjected to a compulsory 5 yearly dam safety evaluation by an Approved Professional Person (APP).

(1)(b) The owner of a Category II or III dam must appoint an Approved Professional Person (APP) to conduct a dam safety evaluation at 5 years intervals. This regulatory provision is in terms of Section 118 and 119 of the National Water Act as well as Government Notice R 139 of 24 February 2012 (i.e. Dam Safety Regulations).

(2) Refer to Annexure A for the inspection dates, number of dams that passed or failed the inspection in Gauteng.

(3)(a) Refer to Annexure B for the APP recommendations.

(3)(b) Refer to Annexure C for the letters of acceptance or rejection sent to the City of Ekurhuleni after receipt of the Dam Safety Evaluation report from the APP.

(3)(c) Refer to Annexure C.

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25 March 2019 - NW167

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Lekota, Mr M to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

What (a) are the root causes of the current water crisis in the Makana Local Municipality and (b) steps has he taken to resolve the crisis?

Reply:

a) The root causes of the current water crisis in Makana Local Municipality (LM) are due to aged infrastructure, increased demand and some recent operational deficiencies and the current drought conditions.

The latter has led to electrical failure and therefore disruption of plant operations has affected the town area, but has since been fixed. The Eastern Cape Provincial Office is working very hard to ensure plant operations are restored to the maximum design capacity but it is partly functional and currently produces 50% of its capacity. The work is to be completed by end of March 2019.

b) The following interventions are in place to deal with the crisis:

  • The Department has embarked on various Water Conservation and Demand Management Strategies which include rationing of water, dealing with major leaks, tankering to high laying areas and bottle water distribution in partnership with the “Gift of the Givers” a known Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO). In addition, alternative sources are being explored by drilling boreholes which are to be linked to the current systems across Makana LM including Riebeeck East and Alicedale.
  • The linkages of both the East and West water supply systems will enable access to reliable controlled/restricted supply to cater for the Makhanda communities during the drought period and will be fully functional by end of March 2019.
  • In dealing with the increased demands, the Department has appointed Amatola Water Board to double the current treatment capacity of one of the treatment works from 10 ML/d to 20ML/d to meet current and future demands until 2030. Phase 1 of 4 phases is to be completed in March 2019. This phase will allow pumping of treated water from the eastern side to the western side which is currently at critical storage levels.
  • Furthermore, the Department has advised the Municipality to reprioritise its Municipal Infrastructure Grant (MIG) to deal with the replacement of major components in the distribution system .This is due to the fact that the current funding trends and the revenue base of the municipality is inadequate to effectively address the current aged infrastructure and/or asset management in general. The Amatola Water Board is also in partnership with the Department in providing operational support to oversee and guide plant operators.

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25 March 2019 - NW242

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Khawula, Ms MS to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

(a) What is the total amount of drought relief that was allocated to each province in (i) 2016, (ii) 2017 and (iii) 2018, (b) what amount has been spent by each province to date and (c) what have been the most common items on which the money has been spent?

Reply:

Refer to the table below for Main Account Allocated Budget for Drought Relief:

   

(a)

(b)

(c)

Financial Year

Province

Adjusted Budget

R’000

YTD Expenditure

R’000

Expenditure Items

2015/16

Kwa-Zulu Natal

50 500

50 500

Transfers & Subsidies: Water Services Operating Subsidy (WSOS) 5B grant reprioritised for Drought Relief Intervention

   

106 270

111 836

Payments for capital assets: Buildings and other fixed structures

Total

156 770

162 336

 

2016/17

Eastern Cape

5 883

5 725

Goods & Services: Contractors – Water tankering

 

Kwa-Zulu Natal

290 700

301 168

Payments for capital assets: Buildings and other fixed structure

 

Free State

21 100

20 363

Goods & Services: Contractors – Water tankering

 

North West

24 512

24 512

Goods & Services: Contractors – Water tankering

Total

342 195

351 768

 

2017/18

Eastern Cape

17 548

17 548

Goods & Services: Contractors, Water Tanks and Travel & Subsistence – Water tankering

 

Kwa-Zulu Natal

10 432

10 432

Goods & Services: Contractors, Water Tanks and Travel & Subsistence – Water tankering

 

Free State

11 498

11 498

Goods & Services: Contractors, Water Tanks and Travel & Subsistence – Water tankering

 

North West

545

545

Goods & Services: Contractors and Travel & Subsistence – Water tankering

 

Mpumalanga

1 093

10 93

Goods & Services: Contractors and Water Tanks– Water tankering

Total

41 116

41 116

 

2018/19

Eastern Cape

647 214

49 021

Payments for capital assets: Buildings and other fixed structures, Transfers & Subsidies

 

Kwa-Zulu Natal

122 366

-

Payments for capital assets: Buildings and other fixed structures

 

Limpopo

97 475

-

Payments for capital assets: Buildings and other fixed structures

 

Mpumalanga

56 800

56 800

Buildings and other fixed structures, Transfers & Subsidies

 

Northern Cape

9 788

-

Payments for capital assets: Buildings and other fixed structures

 

North West

309 649

10 000

Payments for capital assets: Buildings and other fixed structures, Transfers & Subsidies

 

Western Cape

58 919

-

Payments for capital assets: Buildings and other fixed structures

Total

1 302 211

115 821

 

Grand Total

1 815 292

671 041

 

Refer to the table below for Water Trading Entity (WTE) Allocated Budget for Drought Relief:

   

(a)

(b)

(c)

Financial Year

Province

Adjusted Budget

R’000

YTD Expenditure

R’000

Expenditure Items

2016

Kwa-Zulu Natal

306 278

302 910

Boreholes, Water Tanker Rental and Programme Management

2017

Kwa-Zulu Natal

2 961

2 597

Boreholes, Water Tanker Rental and Programme Management

2018

Kwa-Zulu Natal

Nil or no budget was allocated

   

Total

309 239

305 507

 

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25 March 2019 - NW271

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Khawula, Ms MS to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

What number of (a) tender briefings were held in 2018 by (i) his department and (ii) each of the entities reporting to him and (b) the specified briefings were compulsory?

Reply:

(a)(i) A total of four (4) tender briefings were held in 2018 by the Department.

(a)(ii) A total of 187 tender briefing were held in 2018 by the entities reporting to me.

(b) All four (4) tender briefings held by the Department were compulsory and a total of 186 tender briefings were compulsory and only one (1) briefing was non-compulsory for the entities reporting to me.

 

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25 March 2019 - NW372

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Lees, Mr RA to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

What (a) are the details of the processes followed by the Uthukela District Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal in awarding contracts for the transport and supply of water by road tanker transport to consumers from 1 January 2014, (b) are the (i) names, (ii) identity or company registration numbers and (iii) physical and postal addresses of each person and/or company contracted to deliver water to consumers, (c) is the (i) duration, (ii) value and scope of each contract and (iii) total amount paid in each case and (d) is the number of loads delivered and distances travelled by each contractor?

Reply:

The Hounorable Member is requested to refer the question to the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs who will be in better position to respond to the awarding contracts for the transport and supply of water by road tanker to consumers by the Uthukela District Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal.

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25 March 2019 - NW638

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Khawula, Ms MS to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

(1)What (a) total amount of drought relief funding was allocated to each province (i) in the 2017-18 and (ii) for the 2018-19 financial years and (b) amount of the funding has been spent; (2) are any of the funds unaccounted for; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

The Hounorable Member is requested to note that the response provided in NA 242 of 15 February 2019 on drought relief to each province from 2017-2019 was adequately responded to.

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20 March 2019 - NW360

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Waters, Mr M to ask the Minister of Transport

Whether the bridge structure on the corner of the R25 and M39 situated within the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Council has been inspected recently; if not, (a) on what date will an inspection be conducted and (b) how often should infrastructure be inspected as provided for by his department’s policy; if so, (i) on what date, (ii) by whom was it inspected and (iii) what were the findings and recommendations of the report?

Reply:

Yes, the bridge structure on the corner of the R25 and M39 situated within the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Council has been inspected recently;

(a) The inspection is conducted on a going basis

(b) The department’s policy provides that infrastructure be inspected periodically

(i) 6 June 2016,

ii) Mr K Dahlgren from JG Afrika; and

(iii) Erosion at the embankment require backfilling, concrete at the abutments need to be replaced, interlocking paving blocks need to be reinstated, missing sidewalk kerbs need to be replaced, spalling on the parapets to be repaired.

11 March 2019 - NW104

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Waters, Mr M to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

(1)Whether, with reference to his reply to question 353 for oral reply on 21 November 2018, he will furnish Mr M Waters with copies of the results of each water quality test conducted for each month during 2018 by the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality; (2) which of the specified water quality tests failed to meet minimum standards?

Reply:

1. The response provided on 21 November 2018 to question 353 by the Department was adequately responded to. The Department monitors the data that is uploaded on the Integrated Regulatory Information System (IRIS) by both the Water Services Authority and Water Services Provider. Refer to the tables below for the compliance results for 2018:

Microbiological: Acute Health

Months

Compliance

Failures

Samples

January

98.9%

4

378

February

99.7%

1

351

March

97.6%

9

369

April

98.3%

6

353

May

99.7%

1

379

June

>99.9%

0

398

July

99.5%

2

386

August

>99.9%

0

392

September

>99.9%

0

383

October

99.7%

1

392

November

99.7%

1

390

December

99.4%

2

343

Total

99.4%

27

4 514

Chemical: Acute Health

Months

Compliance

Failures

Samples

January

>99.9%

0

101

February

>99.9%

0

92

March

>99.9%

0

92

April

>99.9%

0

84

May

>99.9%

0

88

June

>99.9%

0

96

July

>99.9%

0

92

August

>99.9%

0

92

September

>99.9%

0

88

October

>99.9%

0

92

November

>99.9%

0

92

December

>99.9%

0

80

Total

>99.9%

0

1 089

Chemical: Chronic Health

Months

Compliance

Failures

Samples

January

>99.9%

1

1 068

February

>99.9%

0

981

March

>99.9%

0

1 016

April

>99.9%

0

960

May

>99.9%

0

1 026

June

>99.9%

0

1 087

July

>99.9%

0

1 053

August

>99.9%

0

1 064

September

>99.9%

0

1 032

October

>99.9%

0

1 063

November

>99.9%

1

1 062

December

>99.9%

0

934

Total

>99.9%

2

12 346

Chemical -Non Health: Aesthetic

Months

Compliance

Failures

Samples

January

99.5%

3

293

February

97.7%

12

286

March

95.8%

23

289

April

95.9%

21

274

May

96.0%

22

287

June

97.9%

12

297

July

99.8%

1

295

August

>99.9%

0

294

September

>99.9%

0

292

October

>99.9%

0

297

November

>99.9%

0

303

December

>99.9%

0

271

Total

98.6%

94

314

Operational

Months

Compliance

Failures

Samples

January

98.8%

19

1 524

February

99.1%

13

1 428

March

98.9%

16

1 487

April

99.2%

11

1 418

May

99.5%

8

1 531

June

99.7%

4

1 596

July

99.1%

14

1 569

August

99.9%

2

1 591

September

99.5%

7

1 553

October

99.4%

10

1 585

November

99.6%

7

1 581

December

99.4%

9

1 392

Total

99.3%

120

  1. 55

2. None, the water quality test as provided above proves that there were no tests that failed to meet minimum standards as they are well above 95% for each test conducted during 2018.

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11 March 2019 - NW150

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Hugo, Mr RT to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

With reference to the reply of the Minister of Public Service and Administration to question 3797 on 21 December 2018, what was the total expenditure incurred by his department relating to the travel privileges contained in the 2007 Ministerial Handbook of former (a)(i) Ministers and (ii) their spouses, (b)(i) Deputy Ministers and (ii) their spouses, (c) Ministers’ widows or widowers and (d) Deputy Ministers’ widows or widowers (i) in each of the past five financial years and (ii) since 1 April 2018?

Reply:

We wish to advise the Honorable member that we are in a process of finalizing the information required, response will be made available within seven working days.

18 December 2018 - NW3087

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Basson, Mr LJ to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

(1)Whether a certain person (name and details furnished) was placed on suspension because the specified person refused to allow other projects of his department to access the R12 billion fund of the unit of the specified person; if not, why was the specified person placed on suspension; if so, (2) whether he supports the suspension of the specified person based on the specified person’s refusal to allow other departmental projects to misappropriate funds from the specified person’s unit; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details; (3) whether he has taken any steps to prevent the units of his department from misappropriating funds from each other; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

1. No.

2. Falls away.

3. Yes, compliance with the PFMA is encouraged by the Accounting Officer.

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18 December 2018 - NW3908

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Khawula, Ms MS to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

Whether, with reference to the reply of the Minister of Public Service and Administration to question 141 for oral reply on 7 September 2018, his department and the entities reporting to him implemented the Public Service Coordinating Bargaining Council resolution that all persons employed in the Public Service as Assistant Directors must have their salary level upgraded from level 9 to level 10, and that all Deputy Directors must have their salary level upgraded from level 11 to level 12; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

No, it should be noted that not all the Assistant Director and Deputy Director posts in this Department are on level 10 and 12. There are some that have been originally graded on post levels 9 and 11. The Job Evaluation information (generated through the Job Evaluation system) has been used to determine the grading of these jobs. Subsequently, the Job Evaluation results are factored into the approved organizational structure of the Department. Hence, the Job Evaluation database is created to reflect all the jobs, inclusive of all the Assistant Directors and Deputy Directors which are on 9, 10, 11 and 12.

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18 December 2018 - NW3861

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Mhlongo, Mr TW to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

(1)Whether (a) his department and/or (b) any entity reporting to him contracted the services of a certain company (name and details furnished), in each of the past 10 financial years; if so, what (i) number of contracts were signed, (ii) was the date on which each contract was signed, (iii) was the duration of each contract, (iv) services did the company render and (v) was the monetary value of each contract in each case; (2) whether any irregular expenditure relating to the contracts was recorded and/or condoned in each case; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

(1)(a) No.

(1)(b) No.

(2) Falls away.

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18 December 2018 - NW3753

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Waters, Mr M to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

(1)      (a) How often does her department conduct inspection visits to sewerage processing plants throughout the country, (b) what are the dates of the latest inspections at each sewerage plant, (c) which plants failed to meet minimum standards and (d) what action was taken in each regard; (2) whether she has been informed of the allegation that 50 000 litres of sewerage flows into our rivers every day (details furnished); if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, (a) what action is her department taking in this regard and (b) which municipalities are the biggest culprits in this regard?

Reply:

(1)(a) The Department prioritizes sewerage plants that were found to be critical in terms of their operation and monitors them quarterly.

(1)(b) The latest inspections were done in the previous quarter.

(1)(c) Refer to Annexure A for the list of plants that failed to meet the minimum standards in the last quarter (July-September 2018).

(1)(d) Refer to Annexure B for the Non-Compliance letter issued by Northern Cape Provincial operations for Siyathemba LM associated with the following WWTW refer to:

  • Prieska WWTW
  • Marydale WWTW
  • Niekerkshoop WWTW

 

2. The Department is aware of these media reports; and, is dealing with this non-compliance through routine inspections of these wastewater treatment works and through administrative action where non-compliance occurs.

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Annexure A

List of Plants which failed to meet the minimum standards in the last quarter (July-September 2018):

  • Tugela Ferry WWTW
  • Rosendaal (Mautse)WWTW
  • Winburg WWTW
  • Steynsrus WWTW
  • Wesselsbron WWTW
  • Heilbron WWTW
  • Ekangala WWTW
  • Rooiwal East WWTW
  • Rooiwal North WWTw
  • Flip Human WWTW
  • Zongesien WWTW
  • Senwamokgope WWTw
  • Elandskraal WWTW
  • Groblersdal WWTW
  • Jane Furse WWTW
  • Moroke Mecklenberg WWTW
  • Motetema WWTW
  • Tubatse WWTW
  • Musina Singelela WWTW
  • Thohoyandou WWTW
  • Balfour WWTW
  • Grootvlei Eskom WWTW
  • Grootvlei Mine WWTW
  • Siyabuswa WWTW
  • Ferrobank WWTW
  • Riverview WWTW
  • Kriel WWTW
  • Ruitspruit WWTW
  • Delmas WWTW
  • Botleng WWTW
  • Waterval Boven WWTW
  • Belfast WWTW
  • Kwazamokuhle WWTW
  • Blinkpan WWTW
  • Brits WWTW
  • Lethlabile WWTW
  • Delareyville WWTW
  • Atamelang WWTW
  • Wolmaranstad WWTW
  • Leeudoringstad WWTW
  • Rulaganyang WWTW
  • Warrenton WWTW
  • Jankempsdorp WWTW
  • Douglas WWTW
  • Griekwastad WWTW
  • Hopetown New WWTW

18 December 2018 - NW3476

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Johnson, Mr M to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

Despite the many challenges confronting his department, what are the details of the achievements of his department since 27 April 1994?

Reply:

The Department is in the process of compiling the summary of all the Annual Reports since 1994/1995 to date, where the challenges and achievements are outlined. As soon as this information is ready the information will be made available.

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18 December 2018 - NW3513

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Wessels, Mr W to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

(1)What are the current water levels of the dams that supply water to the Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality; (2) how many litres of water were lost during the 2017-18 financial year in the specified municipality as a result of leakages, (3) whether he has found that the levels at the specified dams justify changing the current water restriction level; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details; (4) whether he will make a statement on the matter?

Reply:

(1) Refer to Annexure A for the current water levels of the dams that supply water to the Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality.

(2) The Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality has lost 13 334 248 000 litres of water during the 2017-18 financial year as a result of leakages.

(3) The Caledon-Modder Water Supply System that supply water for the Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality experienced significant drought conditions from around 2015 until 2017 seasons. Although the situation has improved a bit, drought conditions are still lingering into this 2018 season.  Hence, some good inflows came into the dams of the system, easing the critical state of total dams’ storage from about 44% in May 2017 to about 57% in May 2018. May is the decision month for the system. Therefore, following the 2018 Annual Operating Analysis, the new system storage level justified changing water restrictions from 20% to 15% level.

(4) The Department held a Stakeholders Operation Forum (SOF) meeting, which involve water users from the system, in Mangaung on 4 October 2018, where results of the annual operation analysis, including the new restriction levels, were presented. Publication of a gazette notice for the new restriction levels is being processed.

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18 December 2018 - NW3466

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Khanyile, Ms AT to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

(1)(a) On what date did his department last conduct an audit of artwork owned by Government which is under his department’s curatorship and (b) what are the details of each artwork under the curatorship of his department according to the Generally Recognised Accounting Practice 103; (2) whether any artworks under his department’s curatorship have gone missing (a) in each of the past five financial years and (b) since 1 April 2018; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

The Hounorable Member is requested to note that the Generally Recognised Accounting Practice 103 (GRAP 103) is applicable to Public Entities in the Arts and Culture sector that prescribes the uniform accounting for classifying and recording Heritage Assets and regulates related disclosure requirements. The Hounorable Member is requested to refer the question to the Minister of Arts and Culture.

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18 December 2018 - NW3273

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Khawula, Ms MS to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

Whether (a) his department and/or (b) entities reporting to him awarded any contracts and/or tenders to certain companies (names and details furnished) from 1 January 2009 up to the latest specified date for which information is available; if so, in each case, (i) what service was provided, (ii) what was the (aa) value and (bb) length of the tender and/or contract, (iii) who approved the tender and/or contract and (iv) was the tender and/or contract in line with all National Treasury and departmental procurement guidelines?

Reply:

Refer to the table below:

The Department

None

The Entities

Amatola Water

None

 

Bloem Water

None

 

Lepelle Northern Water

None

 

Magalies Water

None

 

Mhlathuze Water

None

 

Overberg Water

None

 

Sedibeng Water

None

 

Umgeni Water

None

 

Trans Caledon Tunnel Authority (TCTA)

None

 

Rand Water

Yes, Refer below for the response

 

Water Research Commission (WRC)

Yes, Refer below for the response

 

Rand Water:

Rand Water awarded work to 1 of the 13 companies provided in the list, namely Vox Telecommunications. The work was awarded from 07 March 2013 up to 26 July 2018. The awards were made in accordance with the applicable SCM practices.

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The table below provides the details required for (i) to (iv):

Doc. Date

Purch.Doc.

Description

Net Value

Duration

Approver

26.07.2018

4500205144

Request for Room Booking Panel

156,113.66

Once-off

Supply Chain

19.06.2018

4500204614

Off Premise Contact Centre 201805

278,650.74

6 months

Supply Chain

30.04.2018

4500203783

Email Filtering & Security Services

431,728.00

10 months

Supply Chain

10.04.2018

4500203488

Supply & Delivery of Internet Service

335,738.73

10 months

Supply Chain

31.01.2018

4500202608

Internet service for 3 months

438,129.63

3 months

Supply Chain

30.01.2018

4500202579

Internet service

400,000.00

Once-off

Supply Chain

01.11.2017

4500201570

Internet Services for 3 months

437,481.57

3 months

Supply Chain

20.10.2017

4500201336

Call Centre Systems 6 months

430,701.12

6 months

Supply Chain

26.07.2017

4500199366

Internet Services for a period of three months

306,473.46

3 months

Supply Chain

31.05.2017

4500197701

Off Premise Contact Centre for WOL 6mnth

400,080.05

6 months

Supply Chain

29.06.2016

4500184884

WOL-Installation& Configuration Contact c

486,651.78

 

Supply Chain

12.05.2015

4500164350

Vox tender cost routing

2,151,160.88

24 months

BAC

14.04.2015

4500163033

Cost Routing Service

149,658.72

6 months

Supply Chain

17.03.2015

4500161587

cost routing telephone

116,823.68

   

25.02.2015

4500160456

Cost routing for telephones

127,285.11

   

09.02.2015

4500159599

Cost routing telephone

127,285.11

   

23.01.2015

4500158801

Cost Routing Telephone

766,743.82

Once-off

BAC

06.03.2014

4500143226

RFP00237/13A Internet service 3yrs

5,196,449.72

36 months

BAC

19.06.2013

4500131227

Audio / Video Conferencing

204,949.20

Once-off

Supply Chain

07.03.2013

4500126223

Cost routing telephones

2,996,290.64

24 moths

BAC

TOTAL

15,938,395.62

   

Water Research Commission (WRC)

b) Water Research Commission

(i) Provision of Cloud Hosting Services to the Water Research Commission (WRC) for a period of twelve (12) months

(ii) (aa) The Contract value amounted to R 493 085.50 (Inclusive of Vat)

(bb) Contract period of twelve (12) months, Contract award date: 10 September 2018

(iii) The contract was evaluated by the Bid Evaluation Committee and approved by the Bid Adjudication Committee in line with their approval delegation

(iv) The approved tender and contract award processes followed was in line with all National Treasury and the WRC procurement policies and procedures.

The contract awarded to Vox Telecommunications (Pty) Ltd (Company registration number: 2011/000797/07) was cancelled on the 22 November 2018 due to the company failing to commence with the contract as per the agreed contract terms and conditions. The contract start date was 01 October 2018, the company failed to commence on that date and the start date was extended to 01 November 2018 and was unable to migrate the WRC data and thus again failed to commence with delivering the contracted services. The company provided the technical reasons why they were unable to provide the services and estimated that the data transfer would take three months this was not acceptable to the WRC. The WRC then served VOX Telecommunications (Pty) Ltd with a contract termination letter on the 22 November 2018, which they accepted and agreed to reimburse the WRC an amount of R 7 509.23 which incurred as a result of the delays during the month of November 2018.

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03 December 2018 - NW3600

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Basson, Mr LJ to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

(1)(a) What is the (i) name and (ii) current safety status of each dam under the control of his department, (b) when last did the dam safety office of his department conduct safety inspections on each dam and (c) what was the outcome of the inspection in each case; (2) what mechanisms has his department put in place to deal with dams that pose safety risks?

Reply:

(1) Refer to Annexure A for the details on current safety status of each dam. In Part (1). Table 1 of the annexure explains the condition rating of the dam based on the most recent Dam Safety Evaluation (DSE) report by an Approved Professional Person (APP). Table 2 contains a list of category 2 and 3 dams which must be subjected to a five yearly DSE (category 1 dams are excluded). Condition rating system based on the outcome of a Dam Safety Evaluation (DSE) was implemented in 2016, which explains why only 72 dams on the list have a condition rating indicating their safety status as reviewed by the Dam Safety Office. Table 2 also indicates the dams that have been rehabilitated to improve their safety and will only be evaluated at least 5 years after construction completion as well as 41 dams that are currently been evaluated by APP’s.

(2) The outcomes of dam safety evaluations determine the type of intervention/mechanism required to address the safety risk. These interventions/mechanisms could either be maintenance related or capital intensive where dam rehabilitation is required. For maintenance related issues the Cluster or Operation Managers are usually tasked to address these as part of routine maintenance as prescribed in the operations and maintenance manuals. For capital intensive safety risks are addressed through Dam Safety Rehabilitation Programme (DSRP).

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Annexure A

Table 1: Dam Safety: Proposed Score Card for the Condition of a Dam

Symbol

/Score

Analysis of condition from the Recommendations and Findings of a Dam Safety Evaluation Report by an APP

A

Dam in good condition and routine maintenance are acceptably up to date. An evaluation interval of longer than 5 years can be recommended (if the owner request it or for farmers/ smaller municipalities.)

B

Dam in reasonable condition but not complying to modern standards. Only routine maintenance and routine inspections recommended. An evaluation interval of longer than 5 years cannot be recommended.

C

Significant outstanding maintenance by the normal operation and maintenance staff recommended restoring dam to a functional state. Elementary monitoring systems like settlement beacons and flow monitoring included here.

D

Significant rehabilitation recommended to restore dam components to its original state for example repair major erosion or cavitation’s, repair slope protection, reinstate crest level, refurbish outlet works or gates. Work is considered significant rehabilitation if it is outside the capacity of the normal operation and maintenance staff and the appointment of a contractor is necessary and the work should be done under guidance of an APP. Drafting of an Operation and Maintenance Manual and or Emergency Preparedness Plan and install sophisticated monitoring instruments under guidance of an APP also included here.

E

Upgrading recommended for example increase spillway capacity, increase freeboard, provide buttress / thicken dam to improve stability or install stress cables, install slope protection, install additional drainage or grouting or water seals to reduce leakage. A licence to alter and the services of an APP will be required.

F

Dam unsafe. Restrictions on operation recommended, for example water level may not exceed a specified level.

Table 2: List of DWS owned dams (Category II and III only)

No.

Name of dam

Size Class

Hazard Rating

Category

Date Last DSE

Condition / Status

1

RAMAH CANAL BALANCING NO 1

Small

Significant

2

1-Jan-91

 

2

BISSETSDRIFT CROSSING DAM

Small

Significant

2

1-Jun-96

 

3

JAN TSHATSHU DAM

Small

Significant

2

24-Aug-99

Rehab

4

WOBURN 3 DAM

Small

Significant

2

25-Oct-05

 

5

LIMIETSKLOOF DAM

Medium

Significant

2

3-Dec-99

 

6

ELANDSDRIFT STUDAM

Medium

High

3

28-May-01

 

7

MAJOLA DAM

Medium

Low

2

31-May-01

 

8

MAGWA DAM

Medium

Significant

2

31-May-01

 

9

GCUWA DAM

Medium

High

3

1-Jun-01

 

10

NSAMI DAM

Medium

High

3

1-Sep-02

Rehab

11

RUST DE WINTER DAM

Large

High

3

29-Jan-03

Rehab

12

TAUNG DAM

Large

High

3

11-Aug-03

Rehab

13

PONGOLAPOORT DAM

Large

High

3

3-Oct-03

DSE In progress

14

HAMMARSDALE DAM

Small

High

2

21-Jan-04

Rehab

15

DIMBAZA DAM

Small

Significant

2

10-Sep-04

DSE In progress

16

BOSPOORT DAM

Medium

High

3

10-Dec-04

Rehab

17

NKADIMENG DAM

Medium

Significant

2

24-Jan-05

Rehab

18

CATA DAM

Large

High

3

1-Feb-05

Rehab

19

THABINA DAM

Large

High

3

16-Feb-05

 

20

DONNY BROOK 1 DAM

Medium

Low

2

6-Aug-05

 

21

GLENBROCK DAM

Medium

High

3

19-Aug-05

 

22

KLEIN MARICOPOORT DAM

Medium

High

3

4-Oct-05

DSE In progress

23

MNYAMENI DAM

Large

High

3

25-Oct-05

 

24

WOBURN 2 DAM

Small

Significant

2

25-Oct-05

 

25

RIETSPRUIT DAM

Medium

Significant

2

1-Feb-06

 

27

SINGIZI DAM

Medium

Significant

2

22-Aug-06

 

28

DAMANI DAM

Medium

High

3

28-Sep-06

 

29

GRASSRIDGE DAM

Medium

High

3

21-Nov-06

 

30

ROXENI DAM

Medium

Significant

2

24-Nov-06

DSE In progress

31

SHESHEGU DAM

Medium

Low

2

24-Nov-06

DSE In progress

32

DABI DAM

Medium

Low

2

27-Nov-06

DSE In progress

33

NQWELO

Medium

Significant

2

27-Nov-06

DSE In progress

34

RURA DAM

Medium

Significant

2

27-Nov-06

DSE In progress

35

METSIMATSHO (SWARTWATER)

Medium

Significant

2

10-Jan-07

DSE In progress

36

NQADU DAM

Medium

Significant

2

26-Jan-07

 

37

NOOITGEDACHT DAM

Small

Significant

2

30-Jan-07

DSE In progress

38

JAGERSRUST DAM

Small

Significant

2

28-May-07

DSE In progress

39

KASTEEL DAM

Medium

Significant

2

18-Aug-07

 

40

INJAKA DAM

Large

High

3

18-Sep-07

 

41

BELFORT DAM

Medium

Significant

2

26-Sep-07

DSE In progress

42

NTENETYANA DAM

Medium

Significant

2

26-Sep-07

 

43

CAMDEN RESERVOIR NO.3

Small

Significant

2

31-Oct-07

DSE In progress

44

STOMPDRIFT DAM

Large

High

3

15-Nov-07

Rehab

45

BALANSEERDAM S2 ORANJE RIET KANAAL

Small

Significant

2

10-Dec-07

 

46

KRUGERSDRIFT DAM

Medium

High

3

9-Jan-08

 

47

ROOIFONTEIN DAM

Small

Significant

2

27-Jan-08

 

48

RAMAH CANAL BALANCING NO 2

Small

Significant

2

10-Apr-08

DSE In progress

49

BOEGOEBERG DAM

Medium

Low

2

24-Jun-08

DSE In progress

50

WELTEVREDE DAM

Small

Significant

2

29-Sep-08

 

51

VAALKOP NO.II DAM

Small

High

2

20-Oct-08

Rehab

52

NZHELELE DAM

Large

High

3

21-Oct-08

 

53

SEDIBA DAM

Small

Significant

2

27-Oct-08

 

54

FELOANA DAM

Small

Significant

2

27-Oct-08

 

55

WOODBRIDGE DAM

Small

Significant

2

27-Oct-08

 

56

SEROALO DAM

Small

Significant

2

27-Oct-08

 

57

AMABELE DAM

Small

Significant

2

27-Oct-08

DSE In progress

58

MADIKWE DAM

Medium

Significant

2

3-Nov-08

DSE In progress

59

BULSHOEK DAM

Small

Significant

2

2-Dec-08

DSE In progress

60

KLEINPLAAS DAM

Medium

High

3

3-Dec-08

DSE In progress

61

THEEWATERSKLOOF DAM

Large

High

3

3-Dec-08

 

62

LINDLEYSPOORT DAM

Large

High

3

4-Dec-08

 

63

BARTELSFONTEIN RESERVOIR

Small

Significant

2

5-Dec-08

 

64

GROOTDRAAI DAM

Large

High

3

26-Jan-09

 

65

DRIEKLOOF DAM

Large

High

3

27-Jan-09

DSE In progress

66

STERKFONTEIN

Large

High

3

28-Jan-09

 

67

BLOEMHOF DAM

Large

High

3

9-Feb-09

 

68

WATERDOWN DAM

Large

High

3

13-Apr-09

 

69

CAPES THORNE DAM

Medium

Significant

2

18-Jun-09

DSE In progress

70

ROOIKRANS DAM

Medium

High

3

8-Jul-09

 

71

WRIGGLESWADE DAM

Large

High

3

9-Jul-09

DSE In progress

72

DRIEL BARRAGE

Medium

High

3

26-Aug-09

 

73

QEDUSIZI DAM

Large

High

3

27-Aug-09

 

74

RIETFONTEIN WEIR

Small

Significant

2

10-Sep-09

DSE In progress

75

ONVERWACHT RESERVOIRS NO.1,2 & 3

Small

Significant

2

10-Sep-09

 

76

ROODEPOORT DAM

Small

Significant

2

29-Sep-09

 

78

WELTEVREDEN WEIR

Small

Significant

2

19-Nov-09

DSE In progress

79

ROOIKRAAL DAM

Medium

Significant

2

19-Nov-09

DSE In progress

80

VAAL DAM

Large

High

3

21-Dec-09

 

81

BOSKOP DAM

Medium

High

3

23-Dec-09

 

82

KOUGA DAM

Large

High

3

14-Jan-10

 

83

DARLINGTON DAM

Large

High

3

14-Jan-10

 

84

IMPOFU

Large

High

3

15-Jan-10

 

85

HLUHLUWE DAM

Large

High

3

1-Feb-10

DSE In progress

86

GOEDERTROUW DAM

Large

High

3

3-Feb-10

 

87

XONXA DAM

Large

High

3

12-Apr-10

 

88

MACUBENI DAM

Medium

High

3

12-Apr-10

DSE In progress

89

BUSHMANSKRANTZ DAM

Large

High

3

13-Apr-10

 

90

SHILOH DAM

Medium

High

3

13-Apr-10

 

91

OXKRAAL DAM

Large

High

3

13-Apr-10

 

92

SANDILE DAM

Large

High

3

14-Apr-10

 

93

DEBE DAM

Large

High

3

14-Apr-10

DSE In progress

94

OUKLOOF DAM

Large

High

3

4-Jun-10

DSE In progress

95

GLEN MELVILLE DAM

Large

High

3

20-Jul-10

DSE In progress

96

GLEN BOYD BALANCING DAM

Medium

Significant

2

22-Jul-10

 

97

DER BROCHEN DAM

Large

High

3

27-Jul-10

DSE In progress

98

NANDONI DAM

Large

High

3

10-Aug-10

 

99

ROODEFONTEIN DAM

Medium

High

3

16-Aug-10

 

100

KLIPFONTEIN DAM (W4)

Medium

High

3

16-Aug-10

 

101

BRONKHORSTSPRUIT DAM

Large

High

3

17-Aug-10

DSE In progress

102

INANDA DAM

Large

High

3

31-Aug-10

 

103

HAZELMERE DAM

Large

High

3

31-Aug-10

 

104

POORTJIESKLOOF DAM

Large

High

3

7-Sep-10

 

105

CLANWILLIAM DAM

Large

High

3

8-Sep-10

Raising

106

MTATA DAM

Large

High

3

1-Oct-10

 

107

MHLANGA DAM

Large

High

3

1-Oct-10

 

108

NTSHINGWAYO DAM

Medium

High

3

1-Jan-11

 

109

VAALKOP DAM

Large

High

3

26-Jan-11

Rehab

110

KALKFONTEIN DAM

Large

High

3

2-Feb-11

Rehab

111

MANKWE DAM

Medium

Significant

2

3-Feb-11

 

112

MARICO-BOSVELD DAM

Medium

High

3

3-Feb-11

 

113

ROODEKOPJES DAM

Medium

High

3

9-Feb-11

 

114

GROOTHOEK DAM (MOUTLOATSI SETLOGELO) DAM

Medium

High

3

15-Feb-11

 

115

ROODE ELSBERG DAM

Large

High

3

18-Apr-11

 

116

BEN ETIVE DAM

Medium

Significant

2

19-Apr-11

 

117

FLORISKRAAL DAM

Medium

High

3

19-Apr-11

DSE In progress

118

LEEU-GAMKA DAM

Medium

High

3

20-Apr-11

DSE In progress

119

KLIPBERG DAM

Medium

High

3

20-Jun-11

 

120

BUFFELJAGS DAM

Medium

High

3

20-Jun-11

 

121

KAMMANASSIE DAM

Large

High

3

20-Jun-11

DSE In progress

122

KLIPHEUWEL DAM

Medium

High

3

21-Jun-11

 

123

MIERTJIESKRAAL DAM

Medium

High

3

22-Jun-11

 

124

MAKOTSWANE DAM

Medium

Significant

2

12-Jul-11

 

125

DISANENG DAM

Medium

Significant

2

3-Aug-11

 

126

BEVENSON DAM

Medium

Significant

2

10-Aug-11

DSE In progress

127

BUFFELSPOORT DAM

Large

High

3

15-Aug-11

 

128

ROODEPLAAT DAM

Large

High

3

15-Aug-11

 

129

DORINGRIVIER DAM

Medium

High

3

15-Aug-11

 

130

LUBISI DAM

Large

High

3

15-Aug-11

 

131

KWENA DAM

Large

High

3

30-Aug-11

 

132

MIDDEL LETABA DAM

Large

High

3

31-Aug-11

 

133

NCORA DAM

Large

High

3

1-Sep-11

 

134

CRAIGIE BURN

Large

High

3

7-Sep-11

 

135

KLIPDRIFT DAM

Small

Significant

2

16-Sep-11

 

136

ALLEMANSKRAAL DAM

Large

High

3

16-Sep-11

 

137

NAHOON DAM

Large

High

3

19-Sep-11

 

138

XILINXA DAM

Medium

High

3

19-Sep-11

 

139

LOERIE DAM

Medium

High

3

20-Sep-11

 

140

BEERVLEI DAM

Large

High

3

22-Sep-11

 

141

TZANEEN

Large

High

3

28-Sep-11

Raising

142

VERGELEGEN DAM

Medium

Significant

2

28-Sep-11

 

143

BOSSIESPRUIT DAM

Medium

High

2

12-Oct-11

 

144

DREISELEN DAM

Medium

Significant

2

25-Oct-11

 

145

LEPELLANE DAM

Medium

Significant

2

25-Oct-11

 

146

MOLATEDI DAM

Medium

High

3

31-Jan-12

 

147

LOTLAMORENG DAM

Small

Significant

2

1-Apr-12

 

148

LAKENVALLEI DAM

Large

High

3

1-Apr-12

 

149

GXETU DAM

Medium

Significant

2

14-May-12

 

150

GUBU DAM

Large

High

3

15-May-12

 

151

KROMELLENBOOG DAM

Medium

High

3

1-Aug-12

Rehab

152

GAMKAPOORT DAM

Large

High

3

18-Oct-12

 

153

GAMKA DAM

Large

High

3

19-Oct-12

 

154

CROSS DAM

Medium

Significant

2

30-Oct-12

 

155

LUPHEPHE DAM

Large

High

3

30-Oct-12

 

156

NWANEDZI

Large

High

3

30-Oct-12

 

157

RUSTFONTEIN DAM

Large

High

3

26-Nov-12

 

158

KNELLPOORT DAM

Large

High

3

26-Nov-12

 

159

ERFENIS DAM

Large

High

3

27-Nov-12

 

160

KOPPIES DAM

Medium

High

3

27-Nov-12

 

161

DOORNDRAAI DAM

Medium

High

3

23-Jan-13

 

162

GLEN ALPINE DAM

Medium

High

3

23-Jan-13

 

163

KLERKSKRAAL DAM

Medium

High

3

25-Jan-13

 

164

TRICHARDTSFONTEIN DAM

Medium

High

3

2-Feb-13

 

165

RHENOSTERKOP DAM

Large

High

3

7-Feb-13

 

166

WOODSTOCK DAM

Large

High

3

20-Feb-13

 

167

KILBURN DAM

Large

High

3

20-Feb-13

DSE In progress

168

WITKLIP DAM

Medium

High

3

27-Feb-13

 

169

VLUGKRAAL DAM

Medium

Significant

2

14-May-13

DSE In progress

170

TONTELDOOS DAM

Medium

Significant

2

14-May-13

 

171

SESHEGO DAM

Medium

Significant

2

20-Jun-13

 

172

KORENTEPOORT DAM

Large

High

3

28-Aug-13

 

173

CALIFORNIA DAM

Medium

Significant

2

30-Sep-13

 

174

BLYDERIVIERSPOORT DAM

Large

High

3

13-Jan-14

 

175

MAGOEBASKLOOF DAM

Large

Significant

3

14-Jan-14

 

176

VONDO DAM

Large

High

3

15-Jan-14

 

177

PIETERSFONTEIN DAM

Medium

High

3

21-Jan-14

 

178

FIKA-PATSO DAM

Large

High

3

10-Mar-14

 

179

KILBURN-OMGEWINGS NO.3DAM

Medium

Significant

2

11-Mar-14

 

180

VLAKBULT DAM

Small

Significant

2

11-Mar-14

 

181

TOURS DAM

Medium

Significant

2

19-Mar-14

 

182

HARTBEESKUIL DAM

Medium

High

3

19-Mar-14

 

183

EBENEZER DAM

Large

High

3

24-Mar-14

 

184

KATRIVIER DAM

Large

High

3

24-Mar-14

 

185

HARTBEESPOORT DAM

Large

High

3

26-Mar-14

 

186

ALBASINI DAM

Large

High

3

26-Mar-14

 

187

VYGEBOOM DAM

Large

High

3

26-Mar-14

 

188

KLASERIE

Medium

High

3

28-Mar-14

 

189

BERGRIVIER DAM

Large

High

3

28-Mar-14

 

190

OHRIGSTAD DAM

Large

High

3

29-Mar-14

 

191

LAING DAM

Large

High

3

29-Mar-14

 

192

KWAGGASKLOOF DAM-PART OF GROTER BRANDVLEI 12/2/H100/08

Medium

High

3

14-May-14

D

193

EGMONT DAM

Medium

High

3

22-May-14

 

194

ARMENIA DAM

Medium

High

3

23-May-14

 

195

MOKOLO

Large

High

3

4-Jul-14

D

196

VOELVLEI DAM

Small

High

2

19-Aug-14

 

197

TIERKLOOF DAM

Medium

Significant

2

16-Sep-14

D

198

NGWEKAZI DAM

Medium

Significant

2

12-Nov-14

D

199

GEMSBOKHOEK

Medium

Low

2

25-Nov-14

B

200

VERGELEGEN DAM

Medium

Significant

2

30-Jan-15

D

201

BALURADAM

Medium

Low

2

7-Feb-15

C

202

KLIPVOOR DAM

Medium

High

3

25-Feb-15

 

203

TURFLOOP DAM

Medium

Significant

2

27-Feb-15

E

204

DOUGLAS WEIR

Small

Significant

2

1-Mar-15

 

205

ROCKVIEW DAM

Large

High

3

1-Mar-15

E

206

BRANDVLEI DAM & GROTER BRANDVLEI RESERVOIR

Medium

High

3

1-Mar-15

D

207

BIZANA DAM

Medium

Significant

2

11-Mar-15

C

208

VAALHARTS-STUWAL

Small

High

2

13-Mar-15

D

209

WENTZEL DAM

Small

High

2

16-Mar-15

D

210

BONNIEBROOK DAM

Medium

Significant

2

18-Mar-15

C

211

PIETGOUWS DAM-LEBOWA

Medium

Significant

2

20-Mar-15

D

26

NONDWENI STUWAL

Medium

Significant

2

24-Mar-15

 

212

ELANDSKUIL DAM

Small

High

2

29-Mar-15

D

213

TENTERGATE

Small

Significant

2

30-Mar-15

C

214

BUFFELSKLOOF DAM

Large

Significant

3

31-Mar-15

B

215

LAKESIDE DAM

Small

High

2

31-Mar-15

 

216

WELBEDACHT DAM

Large

High

3

1-Apr-15

C

217

GARIEP DAM

Large

High

3

1-Apr-15

C

218

KOGELBERG DAM

Large

High

3

1-Apr-15

C

219

ELANDSKLOOF DAM

Large

High

3

1-Apr-15

C

220

TSOJANA DAM

Medium

Significant

2

1-Apr-15

E

221

CORANA

Medium

Significant

2

1-Apr-15

D

222

ALBERT FALLS DAM

Large

High

3

1-Apr-15

C

223

SPIOENKOP DAM

Small

High

3

1-Apr-15

C

224

KOSTER DAM

Medium

High

3

29-May-15

 

225

HOUTRIVIER DAM

Medium

Significant

2

31-May-15

C

226

MITFORD DAM

Small

Significant

2

6-Jul-15

E

227

LOSKOP DAM

Large

High

3

30-Jul-15

C

228

NOOITGEDACHT DAM

Large

High

3

30-Jul-15

B

229

WESTOE DAM

Medium

High

3

1-Nov-15

C

230

JOZANASHOEK DAM

Large

High

3

2-Nov-15

C

231

KOMMANDODRIFT DAM

Large

High

3

2-Nov-15

A

232

DE MISTKRAAL

Medium

High

3

21-Jan-16

C

233

JERICHO DAM

Medium

High

3

30-Jan-16

C

234

PATENSIE BALANCING DAM

Medium

Significant

2

29-Feb-16

C

235

SCHEEPERSVLAKTE DAM

Medium

High

3

7-Mar-16

A

236

THRIFT DAM (MOUNTHOPE)

Medium

Significant

2

7-Mar-16

E

237

ZAAIHOEK DAM

Large

High

3

7-Mar-16

A

238

MUTSHEDZI DAM

Medium

Significant

2

14-Mar-16

C

239

WOLWEDANS DAM

Large

High

3

15-Mar-16

C

240

SCHEEPERS DAM

Small

Significant

2

15-Mar-16

C

241

MIDMAR DAM

Large

High

3

25-Mar-16

C

242

XIKUNDU STUWAL

Medium

Significant

2

29-Mar-16

C

243

DUTHUNI DAM

Small

Significant

2

29-Mar-16

B

244

PHIPHIDI

Medium

Significant

2

29-Mar-16

C

245

MODJADJI DAM

Medium

High

3

29-Mar-16

C

246

SPITSKOP DAM

Medium

High

3

29-Mar-16

C

247

D-DAM

Medium

Significant

2

29-Mar-16

C

248

MANKAZANA DAM

Medium

Significant

2

29-Mar-16

A

249

BINFIELD PARK DAM

Large

High

3

29-Mar-16

C

250

TOLENI DAM

Small

Significant

2

29-Mar-16

A

251

MEARNS WEIR-OU

Small

Significant

2

29-Mar-16

C

252

KUDUBE DAM (LEEUKRAAL DAM)

Small

Significant

2

30-Mar-16

E

253

TSHAKHUMA DAM

Large

High

3

30-Mar-16

 

254

BOTLOKWA DAM

Small

Significant

2

30-Mar-16

C

255

SETUMO DAM

Medium

Significant

2

30-Mar-16

B

256

BLUECRANE DAM

Small

Significant

2

30-Mar-16

C

257

WAGENDRIFT DAM

Large

High

3

30-Mar-16

C

258

HEYSHOPE DAM

Medium

High

3

30-Mar-16

C

259

MORGENSTOND DAM

Large

Significant

3

30-Mar-16

D

260

SPITSKOPKRAAL DAM

Medium

Significant

2

31-Mar-16

D

261

VANDERKLOOF DAM

Large

High

3

31-Mar-16

C

77

FLAG BOSHIELO

Large

High

3

3-May-16

 

262

BOTTERKLOOF DAM

Medium

Significant

2

30-Mar-17

B

263

MOLEPO DAM

Medium

Significant

2

31-Mar-17

D

264

PELLA DAM

Medium

High

3

19-Jun-17

C

265

MAHLANGU DAM

Medium

Significant

2

6-Jul-17

D

266

MIDDELKRAAL DAM

Small

Significant

2

7-Jul-17

 

267

MASHASHANE DAM

Medium

Significant

2

12-Jul-17

 

268

THAPANA DAM

Medium

Significant

2

27-Jul-17

 

269

NEUSBERG WEIR

Medium

Low

2

8-Sep-17

B

270

DUIVENHOKS DAM

Large

High

3

18-Sep-17

C

271

PLEASANTVIEW DAM

Medium

Significant

2

20-Sep-17

B

272

SINQUMENI DAM

Medium

Low

2

22-Sep-17

D

273

MABELENI DAM

Medium

Significant

2

26-Sep-17

C

274

NGOTWANE DAM

Medium

Significant

2

23-Oct-17

 

275

ACORNHOEK DAM

Medium

Low

2

31-Oct-17

D

276

MISVERSTAND-STUWAL

Medium

Significant

2

18-Jan-18

 

277

CHUNIESPOORT DAM

Medium

Significant

2

11-May-18

 

278

SEHUJWANE DAM

Medium

Significant

2

24-May-18

 

279

EDINBURGH DAM

Medium

High

3

8-Aug-18

 

280

LOLA MONTES DAM

Medium

Significant

2

27-Aug-18

 

281

DE HOOP DAM

Large

High

3

 

DSE In progress

282

HK BALANCING DAM

Small

Significant

2

 

 

283

KORHAANSDRIFT WEIR

Small

Significant

2

 

 

284

LUDEKE DAM

Large

High

3

 

DSE In progress

285

SPRING GROVE DAM

Large

High

3

 

 

286

MUNDTS CONCESSION DAM

Medium

High

3

 

 

03 December 2018 - NW2322

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Khawula, Ms MS to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

(1)(a) What number of labour disputes are currently being faced by (i) his department and (ii) the entities reporting to him, (b) what is the cause of each dispute, (c) what is the nature of each dispute and (d) on what date was each dispute (i) reported and (ii) resolved; (2) (a)(i) what number of employees have been dismissed by his department in the past five years and (ii) for what reason was each employee dismissed and (b)(i) what number of the specified employees were paid severance packages and (ii) what was the monetary value of each severance package?

Reply:

Refer to the tables below for the number of labour disputes and the number of employees dismissed by the Department and the entities reporting to me for the past five years.

  1. Refer to the table below for the number of labour disputes:

Department / Entity

(1)(a)(ii) What number of labour disputes are currently being faced

(1)(b) what is the cause of each dispute

(1)(c) what is the nature of each dispute

(1)(d)(i) on what date was each dispute reported

(1)(d)(ii) on what date was each dispute resolved

The Department

A total of 244

Employee dismissed for Fraud

Unfair dismissal

31 March 2015

18 March 2016

   

Employee dismissed for fraud

Unfair dismissal

25 February 2014

25 June 2015

   

The department did absorb the employee to Higher OSD position

Unfair labour practice: Promotion

09 February 2016

09 February 2018

   

Failure by the department to upgrade employees(56 x1)

Unfair labour practice: benefits

09 June 2017

10 January 2018

   

Employee dismissed for being involved in a serious accident with a state vehicle without permission

Unfair dismissal

3 April 2018

28 June 2018

   

Employee dismissed for sexual harassment

Unfair dismissal

11 April 2016

25 April 2016

   

Failure by the department to upgrade employees to salary level 10 & 12 ( 46X1)

Interpretation of the Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council: Clause 18.1: Resolution no 1 of 2012

4 December 2017

30 May 2018

   

Unfair discrimination (41X1)

Equal pay for equal value ( One Senior Messenger upgraded to salary 4 in 2010 whereas the others upgraded in 2016

22 May 2018

18 September 2018

   

Unfair labour Practice: Benefits: Failure by the department to job evaluate the applicants (15X1)

Unfair labour Practice: Benefits: Failure by the department to job evaluate the applicants

4 June 2018

23 July 2018

   

Withdrawal of maximum engine category of 3000cc on official vehicle kilometers claims (2x1)

Unfair labour practice benefits

3 April 2018

28 June 2018

Amatola Water

Illegal strike by 28% of workforce

Over wages in respect of 2017/18 and 2018/19.

Illegal strike

Dispute declared via deadlock on wages effective 23 October 2017 and illegal strike from 2 August 2018

Not as yet resolved

Bloem Water

3 current disputes

Matter referred back from labour appeal court to be heard on the merits.

Alleged Unfair dismissal

29 June 2017

Pending

   

Resolved at arbitration; dismissal confirmed as fair. Matter taken on review.

Review Application

20 October 2016

Pending

   

Employee resigned and later claimed constructive dismissal.

Alleged constructive dismissal. Late submission: arbitration in favor of employer. Review application

March 2018

Pending

Lepelle Northern Water

Four (4) current disputes

The employee is undergoing a disciplinary enquiry for violating the disciplinary code, the case is at the CCMA: MM Masipa.

Misconduct

December 2015

Pending

   

The employee is undergoing a disciplinary enquiry for violating the disciplinary code: T Monnathebe.

Misconduct

April 2018

Pending

   

The employee is undergoing a disciplinary enquiry for violating the disciplinary code: K Kganane.

Misconduct

July 2018

Pending

   

The dispute is about non-renewal of fixed term contract: M Phokanoka.

Unfair labour practice

July 2018

Pending

Magalies Water

Seven (7) labour disputes

Salary disparity.

Unfair labour practice related to benefits

30 August 2018

Pending

   

Suspension of employee for disrupting interviews.

Unfair Suspension

14 March 2018

Resolved

   

Suspension of employee for leaking of confidential information.

Unfair Suspension

29 November 2017

Resolved

   

Failure by employer to shortlist employee for a higher advertised position.

Unfair labour practice related to promotion

27 July 2018

Resolved

   

Failure by employer to shortlist employee for a higher advertised position.

Unfair labour practice related to promotion

6 April 2018

Resolved

   

Theft of scrap material from the plant.

Unfair dismissal

17 March 2015

Resolved

   

Failure by employee to follow instructions from line manager.

Unfair dismissal

4 April 2015

Resolved

Mhlathuze Water

Two (2) labour disputes

Chief Executive Officer is on suspension pending a disciplinary enquiry. The employee made an application for an interdict against the disciplinary action, the matter is awaiting a court date at the Supreme Court of Appeal.

Unfair suspension

20 November 2015

Both matters are not yet resolved.

   

K Kruger - CCMA referral - Conciliation – Unfair Dismissal arising out of misconduct.

Unfair dismissal

31 July 2018

 

Overberg Water

Three (3) registered labour disputes at Overberg Water

The causes are mainly administrative processes.

Former employee filed a dispute on the 7th March 2017 after being dismissed on 16 January 2017 and stated the nature of the dispute as “Reasons for dismissal not known”. The dispute was resolved at the CCMA arbitration on 24 July 2017.

7th March 2017

Resolved

     

Another former employee filed a dispute on 9 March 2018 after being dismissed on 07 February 2018 and stated the nature of dispute as “Dismissal related to unfair discrimination”. The dispute was resolved at the CCMA Arbitration on 4 June 2018.

9 March 2018

Resolved

     

The last one the current employee has filed a dispute on 4th July 2018 after his request for transfer from one scheme to another scheme was rejected about a year ago and stated that the nature of dispute as “Unfair conduct-Promotion/Probation/Training/Benefits”. The dispute has been referred for arbitration on 29 August 2018.

4th July 2018

In progress

Sedibeng Water

Total number 16

Alleged conduct of the employee.

Misconduct

21 February 2017

Resolved on 21 February 2017

   

Alleged conduct of the employee.

Misconduct

30 January 2017

Resolved on 28 March 2017

   

Alleged conduct of the employee.

Misconduct

02 March 2018

Resolved on 09 March 2017

   

Alleged conduct of the employee.

Misconduct

29 June 2017

Resolved on 07 August 2017

   

Alleged conduct of the employee.

Misconduct

10 February 2016

Resolved on 10 February 2016

   

Alleged conduct of the employee.

Misconduct

13 March 2016

Resolved on 13 March 2016

   

Dismissal on the basis of ill-health.

Incapacity

N/A

Resolved on 15 March 2018

   

Alleged conduct of the employee.

Misconduct

13 March 2016

Resolved on 09 May 2017

   

Alleged conduct of the employee.

Misconduct

12 June 2017

Resolved on 26 September 2017

   

Alleged conduct of the employee.

Misconduct

19 May 2017

Resolved on 03 November 2017

   

Alleged conduct of the employee.

Misconduct

30 November 2015

Resolved on 30 November 2015

   

Alleged conduct of the employee.

Misconduct

07 August 2015

Resolved on 16 October 2015

   

Alleged conduct of the employee.

Misconduct

14 September 2015

Resolved on Resolved on 04 November 2015

   

Alleged conduct of the employee.

Misconduct

26 December 2015

Resolved on 24 February 2016

   

Alleged conduct of the employee.

Misconduct

03 February 2016

Resolved on 13 April 2016

   

Alleged conduct of the employee.

Interpretation of the Collective Agreement

The matter is scheduled to be heard on the 28 August 2018 at the CCMA.

In progress

Rand Water

Total number of labour Dispute: 25

Grievance (1).

Volume of work should be equal to the rate of pay

28 Aug 2017

Pending

   

Grievance (1).

Disallowed to use company provided utensils

8 Nov 2017

11 Dec 2017

   

Dismissal (1).

Found in possession of the company property without permission

14 Mar 2018

28 Jun 2018

   

Dismissal (1).

Leaving the workplace without permission

16 Jun 2018

Pending

   

Grievance (1).

Unfair treatment by the supervisor

16 May 2018

28 May 2018

   

Grievance (1).

To be paid back the difference between

current rate after adjustment and the previous rate

19 Jun 2018

Pending

   

Unfair Discrimination (1).

Transfer from one site to the other

10 Mar 2016

Matter is pending at the Labour Court

   

Unfair Labour Practice (1).

Written warning issued

28 Aug 2017

2 Feb 2018

   

Unfair Dismissal (1)

None Renewal of fixed term contract

3 Feb 2016

10 Mar 2016

   

Dismissal (1)

Misconduct

16 Apr 2018

Arbitration ongoing

   

Dismissal (1)

Misconduct

 

Pending set down

   

Remuneration (1)

Pay discrimination

 

Conciliation failed

   

Misconduct (1)

Conflict of interest

Feb 2018

On-going

   

Misconduct (1)

Gross negligence – over payment to supplier

May 2018

On-going

   

Misconduct (1)

Gross negligence

Jun 2018

On-going

   

Misconduct (1)

•Gross insubordination and

•Insolence towards Line Manager for refusing to carry out instructions

 

09 Sept 2015

   

Misconduct (1)

Committed deliberate act which causes potential prejudice for failing to take appropriate disciplinary Action against subordinates for fraudulent activities

Apri2016

27 Jun 2016

   

Misconduct (1)

Gross Negligence and violation of procurement policies resulting in overpayment to supplier

 

Nov 2017

   

Grievances (7)

Employees requesting for Hay band and position upgrade

15 Mar 2018

Resolved on the 12 Apr 2018

     

Query regarding overtime pay for an employee who is above the threshold.

8 Jul 2017

26 Jan 2018 the matter was settled in employers favour after the employee went to the CCMA

     

Unfair treatment by the line manager

17 Jan 2017

16 Feb 2017 resolved at the next level of management

Umgeni Water

None

None

None

None

None

TCTA

Two (2) cases at Labour court stage and four (4) at CCMA stage

Labour court cases:

TCTA//C Bleeker -Unfair labour practice

TCTA// J Nhlapo -Unfair labour practice

Labour court cases:

TCTA//C Bleeker -Non-renewal of five-year fixed term contract and non-payment of incentive bonus

TCTA//J Nhlapo - Unlawful reinstatement

Labour court cases:

TCTA//C Bleeker -CCMA referral November 2015, and awarded in May 2016. Labour Court review of award heard May 2018 and ruling issued August 2018.

TCTA// J Nhlapo - April 2018

In progress

   

CCMA cases:

TCTA// H. Mhlongo - Unfair labour practice

TCTA// N. Nkosi -Unfair labour practice

TCTA// N. Mageza - Unfair labour practice

TCTA// C. Mageda - Unfair labour practice

CCMA cases:

TCTA// H. Mhlongo - Unfair dismissal based on the inconsistent application of internal policies

TCTA// N. Nkosi - Non-renewal of fixed term contract

TCTA// N. Mageza - Non-payment of variable pay

TCTA// C. Mageda -Non-payment of goodwill gesture (equivalent of one months’ salary)

CCMA cases:

TCTA// H. Mhlongo - May 2018

TCTA// N. Nkosi -March 2018

TCTA// N. Mageza - June 2018

TCTA// C. Mageda - July 2017 and June 2018

In progress

WRC

Two (2) disputes

The dispute relates to a dismissal subsequent to misconduct of an employee

The dispute has been referred to the CCMA and subsequently to the Labour Court for review.

The dispute was reported to the CCMA on 28 July 2017

The dispute has not been resolved yet as it has been referred to the Labour Court for review.

Inkomati-Usuthu Catchment Management Agency

None

None

None

None

None

Breede-Gouritz Catchment Management Agency

None

None

None

None

None

2. Refer to the table below for the number of employees dismissed:

Department / Entity

(2)(a)(i) what number of employees have been dismissed

(2)(a)(ii) for what reason was each employee dismissed

(2)(b)(i) what number of the specified employees were paid severance packages

(2)(b)(ii) what was the monetary value of each severance package

The Department

18 employees were dismissed

3 were due to Fraud & Dishonesty

None

None

   

5 were due to Theft

   
   

1 was due to Assault

   
   

3 were due to Mismanagement and embezzlement of state funds

   
   

1 was due to Fraudulent qualification

   
   

1 was due to Sexual harassment

   
   

2 were due to Gross dishonesty

   
   

1 was due to Absenteeism

   
   

1 was due to Irregular appointment in the recruitment processes

   

Amatola Water

11 employees were dismissed

10 were due to misconduct and 1 was due to incapacity

No severance packages were offered by Amatola Water

None

Bloem Water

2 Employees were dismissed

Misconduct relating to abuse of sick leave/dishonesty and Abscondment.

No severance packages were paid by Bloem Water

None

Lepelle Northern Water

Six (6) employees

  1. Theft and dishonesty: M Ramalobela.
  1. Theft and dishonesty: R Ralehlaka.
  1. Tender irregularities: MJ Letsoalo.
  1. Gross Insubordination: A Lamola.
  1. Gross Insubordination: M Kabe.
  1. Gross Insubordination: L Langa.

None

None

Mhlathuze Water

Nine (9) employees

8 were due to Misconduct and 1 was due to Incapacity.

None

None

Sedibeng Water

15 Employees were dismissed

14 due to Misconduct and 1 due to incapacity (ill-health)

No, payment in lieu of notice

None

Rand Water

Total number of dismissed employees in the past 5 years is 57

2018/19

falsifying documents (1)

Misconduct (1)

No Employees were retrenched, hence no severance payments made.

None

   

2017/18

Found in possession of the company property without permission (1)

Leaving the workplace without permission (1)

Bribery (1)

Misconduct: one relating acts of witchcraft and the other assault (2)

Wilfully leaving a place of work without permission (2)

Assault (1)

Gross negligence (2)

Giving untrue info (2)

AWOP (4)

Employee found guilty as charged for AWOL for a substantial number of days and was subsequently dismissed in absentia (1)

   
   

2016/17

Found in possession of the company property without permission (1)

Unauthorized possession for all (3) dismissals

Wilfully leaving a place of work without permission (1)

Employees were found guilty as charged for AWOL for a substantial number of days and was subsequently dismissed in absentia (2)

Misconduct (1)

   
   

2015/16

Found in possession of another employee’s property without permission (1)

Gross negligence (1)

Absent without official leave (1)

Absenteeism forming a trend (1)

AWOL (1)

Committed Sexual Harassment against 3 female employees. (1)

Absent without official leave (1)

   
   

2014/15

Found in possession of the company property without permission(1)

Absent without official leave (1)

Reporting on duty being under the influence of alcohol(1)

Absenteeism forming a trend (1)

Bribery (1)

Wilfully leaving a place of work without permission (5)

Being in possession of RW property(1)

Three dismissed for being absent without official leave (3)

Six Charges of gross negligence and mismanagement of the Project resulting in procedural and unauthorized payment of invoices amounting to R 31m (1)

Employee was charged for incompatibility for causing disharmony in the workplace (1)

Failure to comply with procurement policies and failure to comply with recruitment policy-employment of next of kin (1)

   
   

2013/14

Found in possession of another employee’s property without permission(1)

Driving RW vehicle without authority(1)

Wilfully leaving a place of work without permission (2)

Falsifying documents (1)

Insubordination(1)

   

Umgeni Water

Fifteen (15) employees

Gross Negligence in appointing a candidate who did not meet the minimum requirements.

Three (3) employees

  1. R135 000.00
  1. R45 000.00
  1. R34 501.98
   

Insubordination, Absence without leave or permission and Dereliction of duty.

   
   

Unauthorized removal and or possession of company property without proper authorization. Gross negligence and or dishonesty. Misrepresentation of facts and or falsifying of information.

   
   

Unlawful possession of company property which culminates to theft. Misrepresentation of facts in that the employee said he picked up the flanges in Umlaas Road Chamber whereas he took them from stores which culminate to gross dishonesty.

   
   

Unlawful possession of company property which culminates to theft. Misrepresentation of facts in that the employee said he picked up the flanges in Umlaas Road Chamber whereas he took them from stores which culminate to gross dishonesty.

   
   

Stored and/or caused to be stored photographs depicting nudity of himself and another person on an Umgeni Water property. Accessing confidential information without proper authorization. Deleted his administrative account which was linked to a senior official’s mailbox account in order to deliberately disguise/mask your access to that person’s mailbox account which amounts to gross dishonesty. Failure to follow or adhere to Umgeni Water’s prevailing ICT practice. Failure and/or omitted and/or neglected to register each of the following Umgeni Water assets in your possession or control contrary to the reasonable expectations.

   
   

Gross insubordination/disobeying a lawful and reasonable instruction and gross insolence.

   
   

Gross Negligence in that you failed to follow an acceptable due diligence process when you realized that the page that declares CPG was understated. Gross Dishonesty in that you misrepresented facts in order to influence the evaluation process by submitting a report confirming that all is order.

   
   

Abusive, derogatory insulting language/conduct and/or harassment. Assault/Attempted Assault/Violence.

   
   

Abusive, derogatory insulting language/conduct and/or harassment unlawfully, intentionally or negligently failed to comply with prescribed procedures, rules and/or instructions.

   
   

Absence without leave for 7 consecutive days (Dismissal without notice after the employee had failed to report for duty after one month suspension without pay for similar offence).

   
   

Negligent and reckless driving which resulted into an accident. Absconded from the accident scene before the arrival of the police.

   
   

Negligence driving which resulted into an accident. Gross dishonesty and or using UW vehicle without authorization. Gross misconduct by leaving the accident scene before the Traffic Police, emergency and SAPS services could arrive. Bringing Umgeni Water’s name into disrepute by controversially disappearing from the accident scene.

   
   

Usage of UW vehicle without authorization. Failure to comply with ISO procedures. Falsely declaring information on vehicle log sheet checklist.

   
   

Unauthorized use of Umgeni Water vehicle for private reasons. Negligent driving which resulted into an accident.

   

WRC

None

None

None

None

Inkomati-Usuthu Catchment Management Agency

Two (2) employees were dismissed

The employees were dismissed for dishonesty, fraud and non-disclosure

None

None

Breede-Gouritz Catchment Management Agency

None

None

None

None

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03 December 2018 - NW2784

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Basson, Mr LJ to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

(a) Why has his department not furnished the National Treasury with the required paperwork to approve the appointment of a certain law firm (name furnished) to conduct the forensic investigation into allegations of corruption and maladministration in his department, (b) who is responsible for providing such paperwork to the National Treasury and (c) by what date will the specified paperwork be sent to the National Treasury?

Reply:

(a) The Honorable member is advised to note that the process for the appointment of Werksman was handled by the former employee, who was the then Acting Director-General, Mr Sifiso Mkhize alone. The Legal Services advised against the manner in which Werksman was appointed and for that reason could not participate in the appointment process. Since there is no handover report of Mr Mkhize on this matter, it will be difficult for the current Acting Director-General to provide the required responses.

(b) As indicated above, Mr Mkhize as the then Acting Director-General was expected to request the approval of any deviation from or report the financial irregularity to the National Treasury.

(c) Falls away.

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03 December 2018 - NW2833

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Steyn, Ms A to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitaiton

Whether his department (a) issued any new water rights and/or (b) transferred any water rights in the Vhembe District in Limpopo in the past three financial years; if so, (i) what are the relevant details of each affected farm, including its GPS location, (ii) who were the beneficiaries, (iii) from whom were the water rights transferred, (iv) for what purposes were (aa) new water rights issued and (bb) existing water rights transferred and (v) what are the relevant details of any other relevant information?

Reply:

(a) Yes, the Department has issued new water use entitlement.

(b) Yes, the Department has transferred water rights in the Vhembe District in Limpopo in the past three financial years.

(b)(i) See Table 1 and 2 attached.

(b)(ii) Baobab Mining and Exploration: Makhado Colliery Project.

(b)(iii) See Table 2 attached.

(b)(iv)(aa) See Table 1, column titled sector.

(b)(iv)(bb) The existing water rights were transferred for Coal Mining.

(b)(v) See Table 1 and 2 attached.

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Table 1: List of authorizations granted during financial years 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 to date

NO.

APPLICANT

FILE/ REGISTER/ LICENSE NUMBER

SECTOR

PURPOSE

PROPERTY DETAILS

EQUITY STATUS

APPLICA-TION DATE

FINALISA-TION DATE

QUATER-NARY

1

African Caribean Aloe Product (PTY)LTD

27/2/1/A72B/427MS

Agriculture

Irrigation

Remainder of Wintersveld

BBBEE

12 September 2013

18 December 2015

A72B

2

Baobab Mining and Exploration: Makhado Colliery Project

16/2/7/A480/1/4

Mining

Coal

Fripp 645 MS and others

BBBEE

10 December 2012

24 December 2015

A80F

3

Brother and sisters fresh vegetables Cop LTD

27/2/1/A91J

Agriculture

Irrigation

Tshivhilwi

B:BBBEE

09-May-17

02-Oct-17

A91G

4

Chatleka Communal Property Association

27/2/1/A71D/LS434/0

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dassieshoek 432 LS /3, Ontevreden 358LS/0, Ontevreden 358LS/0

HDI

21 September 2011

30 August 2015

A71D

5

COGHSTA

27/2/2/A171/9/4

LG &Devt

Construction of drainage channel

Doornkraal 680 LS

LG/Govt

27 September 2013

18 December 2015

A71A

6

Davhana F

27/2/1/A91C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Elim village

HDI

04 April 2014

21 October 2015

A91C

7

Dr. JJ Uys

27/2/1/A1171/5/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Tovey 154 MS

HAI

20 July 2014

10 February 2016

A71K

8

Dream World Investments 170

27/2/2/A171

LG &Devt

river crossings

portion 51 of Doornkraal 680 LS

HAI

04 December 2014

17 July 2015

A71A

9

Dzevhe S.

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dzanani

HDI

09 November 2012

30 August 2015

A80C

10

Fletcher W A

27/2/1/A71B

Agriculture

Irrigation

Portion 1 of Songloed 857LS

HAI

13 May 2014

28 March 2015

A71B

11

Gemeli M.

21/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dzanani

HDI

09 November 2012

30 August 2015

A80C

12

Goba G.J

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

HalishibaDzanani

HDI

09 November 2012

16 June 2015

A80C

13

Godzwana I.S

27/2/1/A380/9/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dzanani

HDI

09 November 2012

17 July 2015

A80C

14

House on the Mountain Farming Co-Operative Ltd

27/2/1/A691/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Hasani Dakari Village

HDI

06-Julu-15

18 December 2015

A91F

15

IkagengBalemibaMankweng

27/2/1/A71B

Agriculture

Irrigation

Mankweng

HDI

12 November 2014

18 December 2015

A71B

16

Jika Farm

27/2/A791/10/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Xigalo

B:BBBEE

19-May-17

15-Sep-17

A91F

17

Khaloshe NT

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

30 August 2015

A80C

18

Khalushi MP

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

16 June 2015

A80C

19

Khangala ND

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

16 June 2015

A80C

20

Khangale KT

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

30 August 2015

A80C

21

Khomola NC

27/2/1/A891/18/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Tshaulu-Dopeni

HDI

03 May 2013

20 October 2015

A91H

22

Khuba TG

27/2/1/A591/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Tsianda Village

HDI

23 June 2015

21 October 2015

A91E

23

Khunwana T.G

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dzanani

HDI

09 November 2012

30 August 2015

A80C

24

Khwashaba AI

27/2/1/B582/2/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Ngovhela-Maembeni

HDI

20/02/2015

04 October 2015

A91G

25

Kotihle Trust

27/2/1/A71A

Agriculture

Irrigation

Doornbuilt 624LS

HDI

30 July 2014

20 October 2015

A71A

26

Kwinda M

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

16 June 2015

A80C

27

Kwinda NJ

27/2/1/A380/35/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

17 July 2015

A80C

28

Limpopo Coal Company: Vele colliery Mine

16/2/7/A1171/c1/1

Mining

industry

Erfrust 123MS,Bergen op zoom 124 MS,onvervlakte 125 MS

BBBEE

24 September 2014

18 December 2015

A71L

29

Limpopo Coal Company: Vele Colliery: River Diversion

27/2/2/A171/1/4

Mining

Mining

Overvlakte 125 MS portions 3,4 & 5 AND Bergen Op Zoom 124 MS

W:BBBEE

19-Dec-16

16-Jan-18

A71L

30

Lishiba M.

27/2/1/A380/28/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dzanani

HDI

09 November 2012

17 July 2015

A80C

31

LushuthaAgric Co-Operation

27/2/1/A292/10/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Vhurivhuri

HDI

12 June 2015

21 October 2015

A92B

32

Luvhani RP

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

30 August 2015

A80C

33

M.J. Munyai

27/2/1/A791/27/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Khubvi Village

HDI

29 August 2011

17 July 2015

A91G

34

Mac Group of Companies/ Mactransco railway siding

16/2/7/A71K/B102/3

Industry

Industry

Portion 68 of Messina 4 MT

HAI

01 October 2011

12 January 2015

A71K

35

Magadani M.A

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dzanani

HDI

09 November 2012

16 June 2015

A80C

36

Magwayini Agricultural

27/2/1/A691/37/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Shigalo-Ndlhazini village

HDI

05 June 2013

30 August 2015

A91F

37

Maitakhole RC

27/2/1/A591/27/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Tsianda Village

HDI

23 June 2015

20 October 2015

A91E

38

Maluta ME

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

30 August 2015

A80C

39

Mamabolo MC

27/2/1/A71B

Agriculture

Irrigation

Portion 218 of Kalkfontein 1001LS

HDI

24 February 2014

28 March 2015

A71B

40

Mamadi H.J

27/2/1/A380/39/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dzanani

HDI

09 November 2012

17 July 2015

A80C

41

Mami group Pty ltd

27/2/2/A591/6/1

Development

Development

CHIBASE 312 MT

B:BBBEE

12 May 2017

13-Nov-17

A91E

42

MamphodoMushasha CPA

27/2/1/A91B

Agriculture

Irrigation

Melkhoutkopjes 314 LS

HDI

03 July 2014

02-Oct-17

A91B

43

Manenzhe M.

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dzanani

HDI

09 November 2012

30 August 2015

A80C

44

Maroroma Agricultural Primary Co-operative

27/2/1/A691/43/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Hasani Dakari Village

HDI

15 June 2015

19 November 2015

A91F

45

Masindi I.M

27/2/1/A891/1/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Lambani village

HDI

19 January 2015

04 October 2015

A91H

46

MatambaLungisani

27/2/1/A591/23/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dzwerani village

HDI

21 February 2013

20 October 2015

A91E

47

Mathala I

27/2/1/A380/29/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

17 July 2015

A80C

48

Mathala RL

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

30 August 2015

A80C

49

Mathivha TS

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Tshitwi Village

HDI

09 November 2012

30 August 2015

A80C

50

Matidza TS

27/2/1/A380/36/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

17 July 2015

A80C

51

Matshavha M.D

27/1/1/A71H

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sinthumule 291 LS/1

HDI

13 May 2013

30 August 2015

A71H

52

Mavhetha N.P

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dzanani

HDI

09 November 2012

16 June 2015

A80C

53

Mavhungu M

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

30 April 2015

A80C

54

Mavhungu R.S

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dzanani

HDI

09 November 2012

16 June 2015

A80C

55

Messina Border Properties (PTY)LTD

27/2/1/A71A/LS634/0

Agriculture

Irrigation

Newgate 802MS/0

HDI

05 December 2012

20 October 2015

A80E

56

Mfana Farming

27/2/1/A72A

Agriculture

Irrigation

Overdyke CPA

HDI

12 November 2014

19 April 2015

A72A

57

Mokobi T.M

21/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dzanani

HDI

09 November 2012

16 June 2015

A80C

58

Moletjie Farming

27/2/1/A671/3/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Ga-Maleka

HDI

19/06/2015

04 October 2015

A71F

59

Mopani District Munipality: Nandoni

27/2/2/A691/1

LG &Devt

Gov

Nandoni

LG/Govt

03 March 2014

16 August 2015

A91F

60

Motlokwa T.S

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dzanani

HDI

09 November 2012

30 August 2015

A80C

61

Mpfuni A.A

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dzanani

HDI

09 November 2012

30 August 2015

A80C

62

Mpfuni KJ

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Tshitwi-Nzhelele village

HDI

09 November 2012

16 June 2015

A80C

63

Mphohoni I K

27/2/1/A80F

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dzanani

HDI

09 November 2012

16 June 2015

A80C

64

Mposi MR

27/2/1/A691/49/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Ha-Mangilasi

HDI

10-Feb-17

13-Jun-17

A91F

65

Mudau N.E

27/2/1/A380/60/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dzanani

HDI

09 November 2012

17 July 2015

A80C

66

Mudau NG

27/2/1/A591/26/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Tsianda Village

HDI

23 June 2015

20 October 2015

A91E

67

Mudau SM

27/2/1/A580/3/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Mamvuka Village

HDI

26 September 2014

18 December 2015

A80E

68

Mudzunga Aquaculture Agricultural primary cooperative LTD

27/2/1/A91G

Agriculture

Irrigation

Makwarela

HDI

13 March 2014

17 March 2016

A91G

69

Mulaudzi M.N

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Maranikwe village

HDI

09 November 2012

30 August 2015

A80C

70

Mungomeni A.E

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Maranikwe village

HDI

09 November 2012

16 June 2015

A80C

71

Munyai MM

27/2/1/A380/37/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

17 July 2015

A80C

72

Munyai MW

27/2/1/A591/1/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Ha-Mutsa village

HDI

13 March 2014

10 February 2016

A91E

73

Musandiwa AP

27/2/1/A180/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Khalavha village

HDI

09 May 2014

13 March 2016

A80A

74

Musekwa M.N

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dzanani

HDI

09 November 2012

30 August 2015

A80C

75

Muvhango R.P.

27/2/1/A192/20/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Mbahela Abstraction

HDI

13 March 2015

20 October 2015

A92A

76

Muvhulawa MW

27/2/1/A871/7/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Remaining extent of the Farm Spruithoek 249 LS

HDI

12 June 2015

18 December 2015

A71H

77

Ndizwenezwo Business Enterprise

27/2/1/A91F

Agriculture

Irrigation

Tshitomboni village

HDI

15 June 2015

17 March 2016

A91F

78

Ndwamato MA

27/2/1/A91F

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dovheni village

HDI

23 September 2013

17 July 2015

A91F

79

Nedambane TA

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dzanani

HDI

09 November 2012

30 April 2015

A80C

80

Nefale K.J.

27/2/1/A180/9/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dopeni Village(Ndzhelele)

HDI

15 June 2015

17 March 2016

A80A

81

Nefolovhodwe AS

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

30 August 2015

A80C

82

Nekuvule M.S

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dzanani

HDI

09 November 2012

30 August 2015

A80C

83

Neluheni MO

27/2/1/A591/31/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Manamani village

HDI

24/03/2015

24 December 2015

A91E

84

Nemaangani P.A

27/2/1/A80B

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dzanani

HDI

09 November 2012

30 August 2015

A80B

85

Nemadandila TS

27/2/1/A891/19/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Tshifudi-Dimani village

HDI

09 June 2015

20 October 2015

A91H

86

Nemangwele KJ

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

30 August 2015

A80C

87

Nemangwele T.L

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dzanani

HDI

09 November 2012

30 August 2015

A80C

88

Nengovhela T.S.

27/2/1/A580/7/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Portion3 of the farm Nooitgedacht 72/MS

HDI

12 June 2015

17 March 2016

A80E

89

Nenzhelele M.A

27/2/1/A380/18/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dzanani

HDI

09 November 2012

17 July 2015

A80C

90

Nesane MS

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

30 August 2015

A80C

91

Nesani T.W

27/2/1/A380/58/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dzanani

HDI

09 November 2012

17 July 2015

A80C

92

Netshifhefhe ND

27/2/1/A691/40/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Gunyula

HDI

21 October 2013

19 November 2015

A91F

93

Netshitanini NG

27/2/1/A591/33/1

Development

Brickyard

Site no.2429 Muledane

HDI

18-Jul-16

13-Jun-17

A91E

94

Nevondo T.G

27/2/1/A791/44/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Vondo Village

HDI

12 June 2015

18 December 2015

A91G

95

Ngwana ME

27/2/1/A380/10/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

17 July 2015

A80C

96

Nthangeni AC

27/2/1/A591/24/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Muledane

HDI

07 May 2015

20 October 2015

A91E

97

Nwabubha Agricultural Primary Co-Operative

27/2/1/A691/47/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Vuwani

HDI

15 June 2015

17 March 2016

A91F

98

Octane Dew 106 cc

27/2/A171/7/1

Industry

filling station

portion 42 of Rondebosch 287 LS

HAI

13 November 2014

18 December 2015

A71H

99

Palm Tree Agricultural Cooperative Limited

27/2/1/A161/49/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Portion 48, 49 & 50 of the farm Kalkfontein 1001LS

B:BBBEE

22-Feb-17

13-Jun-17

A71B

100

Panlemn Agricultural Cooperative LTD

27/2/1/A92B

Agriculture

Irrigation

Tshitavha

B:BBBEE

24-Feb-17

02-Oct-17

A91G

101

PEB Properties (PolokwaneEsternBouleved)

27/2/2/A171/6/4

LG &Devt

Construction of stormwater

Krugersberg 993 LS

BBBEE

31 July 2013

17 July 2015

A71A

102

PH Storm

27/2/1/A971/2/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Barron 622

HAI

25 September 2014

21 October 2015

A71J

103

Phalandwa T.E

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dzanani

HDI

09 November 2012

30 August 2015

A80C

104

PMC(PolokwaneMeturlargical Complex)Anglo Platinum

16/2/7/A700/C01/3

Industry

Industry

ReboileCommunuty Trust

BBBEE

01 November 2012

25 August 2015

A700

105

Radana TS

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

30 August 2015

A80C

106

Raedani N.S

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dzanani

HDI

09 November 2012

30 August 2015

A80C

107

Ramaano AE

27/2/1/A691/38/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dzwerani village

HDI

04 November 2013

17 July 2015

A91F

108

Ramannzi LM

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

30 August 2015

A80C

109

Ramatamela N.P

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dzanani

HDI

09 November 2012

30 August 2015

A80C

110

Ramatshimbila H

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

30 August 2015

A80C

111

Ramatshimbila SM

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

30 April 2015

A80C

112

Ramuthaga MT

27/2/1/A192/19/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Matangari-Tshiombo

HDI

04 November 2013

18 December 2015

A92A

113

Razwinani JN

27/2/1/A192/21/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Matangari

HDI

08 October 2014

20 October 2015

A92A

114

RembanderAgri Business Primary Copr LTD

27/2/1/A591/30/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Reubander 21 LT

HDI

14 July 2015

18 December 2018

A91E

115

Rothodzani Agricultural Co-operative Limited

27/2/1/A292/9/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Mangaya village

HDI

23 September 2014

17 July 2015

A92B

116

Sazm Trading & Projects (Pty) Ltd

27/2/1/A691/50/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Shigalo Village

B:BBBEE

09-Feb-17

13-Jun-17

A91F

117

Shovhas Valley cooperative

27/2/1/A391/1/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Mashau Village

HDI

17 April 2015

20 October 2015

A91C

118

Silicon smelters

27/2/2/A171/8/1

Industry

Smelter

Weltevreden 746 LS

BBBEE

22 July 2013

04 February 2017

A71A

119

Silicon smelters

27/2/2/A191/8/1

Industry

Smelting process

Weltevreden 746 LS

W:BBBEE

17 January 2017

08-Dec-17

A71A

120

Simba RZ

27/2/1/B891/20/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Buluni Village(Farmer 263MT)

HDI

10 June 2015

20 October 2015

A91H

121

Singo MF

27/2/1/A591/28/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Tsianda Village

HDI

22 June 2015

18 December 2015

A91E

122

Splendid Sunset Investment

27/2/1/A600

Agriculture

Irrigation

Portion268 Farm Avon LS

HDI

19 June 2015

20 October 2015

A71H

123

Steady Rain Farming

27/2/1/A71F

Agriculture

Irrigation

Ga- Mokibelo

HDI

19/06/2015

20 October 2015

A71F

124

ThabaChueu Mining (Pty) LTD-Silicon Smelters

27/2/1/A71A/LS852/13

Mining

Mining

Fort Klipdam

HDI

18 December 2012

20 October 2015

A71A

125

Thulamela Municipality: Dzwerani Bridge

27/2/1/A591/1

LG &Devt

Construction of bridge

Dzwerani village

LG/Govt

10 July 2015

17 March 2016

A91E

126

Timeti NA

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

30 April 2015

A80C

127

Tseisi N.S

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Dzanani

HDI

09 November 2012

30 August 2015

A80C

128

Tshibalo NA

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

30 August 2015

A80C

129

TshidawofaraAgr. Primary Cooperative

27/2/1/A791/43/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Mbilwi village

HDI

23/01/2015

04 October 2015

A91G

130

TshihulimathemaAgr. Primary cooperative

27/2/1/A691/1/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Mphego village

HDI

20/02/2015

17 March 2016

A91F

131

Tshirema T

27/2/1/A591/22/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Lwamondo

HDI

04 November 2013

20 October 2015

A91E

132

Tshirundu AJ

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

30 August 2015

A80C

133

Tshirundu MJ

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

30 August 2015

A80C

134

Tshirundu RA

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

30 August 2015

A80C

135

Tshirundu S

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

30 August 2015

A80C

136

Tshisikule NP

27/2/1/A691/42/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Tshififi village

HDI

13 March 2014

04 October 2015

A91F

137

Tshitangoni M

27/2/1/A380/13/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

17 July 2015

A80C

138

Tshotheli MD

27/2/1/A80C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

30 August 2015

A80C

139

Tsiligi P

27/2/1/A380/14/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Sane

HDI

03 December 2013

17 July 2015

A80C

140

Twin City Development

27/2/1/A91C/1

LG &Devt

Development

Elim Mall

BBBEE

09 November 2014

18 December 2015

A91C

141

VersamelBoerdery (Pty) Ltd

27/2/1/A71H/A/2980

Agriculture

Irrigation

Nebo

HDI

03 July 2014

28 March 2015

A71H

142

Vhembe District Municipality

27/1/2/A92B

LG &Devt

Development

Tshikundamalemavilage

LG/Govt

06/02/2015

20 October 2015

A92B

143

Vhugala River Queen Agricultural Hospitality

27/2/1/A871/4/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Farm Rondebosch 287 LS Portion 10

HDI

12 June 2015

04 October 2015

A71H

144

Vhumatshelo Crop Farming Co-operative Ltd

27/2/1/A91C

Agriculture

Irrigation

Elim village

HDI

28 July 2014

18 December 2015

A91C

145

Vica Investments and Trading Eighteen

27/2/1/A191/7/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Vreemdeling 236 MT Portion 4 HDI

HAI

20 July 2015

21 October 2015

A91C

146

Willy Maseka's Farming & Projects

27/2/1/A871/3/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Machaba village

HDI

12 December 2013

16 July 2015

A71D

147

Makuya Traditional Healers Organization

27/2/1/A91J

Agriculture

Irrigation

MakuyaMusanda Village

B:BBBEE

26 March 2012

06-Sep-18

A91J

148

Vhembe Municipality: Makhado waste water treatment

27/2/2/A871/1/9

Government

WWTW

PORTION 1 OF FARM RIETVLY 276 LS

Govemenrt

01 May 2013

06-Apr-18

A700

149

Rolivhuwa Farming and Multi-Purpose Co-operative Limited

 

Agriculture

Irrigation

Mphego village(vhembe district)

HDI

18-Jul-16

04-Apr-18

A91F

150

Mhangwane MM

27/2/2/A491/1/2

Agriculture

Irrigation

ELIM

HDI

30-Jun-17

04-Apr-18

A91C

151

Oor Die MuurBoerdery CC

27/2/1/A191/3/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Remainder of the farm Geluk no 240 MT portion 3 and portion 2 of the Farm KleinPlaats 241 MT

W:BBBEE

25-Jul-17

05-Jul-18

A91A

152

Mr NetshandamaDivhani

27/2/A791/55/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Vondwe Village

HDI

09-Oct-17

24-May-18

A91G

153

Mr Netshandama TG

27/2/1/A791/54/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Vondwe Village

HDI

09-Oct-17

05-Jul-18

A91G

154

Mphathele Farming and Projects

27/2/1/A292/7/1

Agriculture

Irrigation

Thengwes 255 MT Portion 0

HDI

06-Feb-18

02-Aug-18

A92B

Table 2: List of Properties that surrendered water in favour of to Baobab Mining and Exploration: Makhado Colliery Project

No

Customer Name

Farm name

1

MaswiriBoerdery (Pty) Ltd

Schuitdrift 179

 

 

Skullpoint 132

 

 

Lotsieus

 

 

Kranspoort

2

Jan Fourie Trust

Naus Ptn2

 

 

Naus Ptn3

 

 

Tshipise Ptn14

3

Johan Nell Trust

Tshipise Ptn31

 

 

Hardevlakte

4

Mount Stuart Boerdery

Mount Stuart

 

 

Mount Stuart Ptn 2

5

Xmas Boerdery Trust

Meteor

 

 

Xmas

6

Alicedale Estates (Pty) Ltd

Alicedale

 

 

Beckmans

 

 

TshipisePtn 1

 

 

TshipisePtn 2

 

 

TshipisePtn 3

 

 

TshipisePtn 4

 

 

TshipisePtn 5

7

Ronelle & Bennie Nicholson

TshipisePtn 6

 

 

TshipisePtn 7

 

 

TshipisePtn 8

8

A P Cronje

TshipisePtn 15

9

Kumbelo Trading 102 CC

Hope Ptn 1

10

Nzhelele Valley Estate (Pty) Ltd

Hope

11

Peter Knott Investment Trust

Doreen

 

 

KroomdraaiPtn 1

12

H B Knott

Howard

13

Maremani Nature Reserve (Pty) Ltd

Bosbokpoort

 

 

Solitude

 

 

Stoffel

14

Gordonia Estates Trust

Tshipise Ptn9

 

 

Tshipise Ptn13

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03 December 2018 - NW2927

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Khawula, Ms MS to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

How many kilometres of water and sanitation piping were laid (a) in 2017 and (b) since 1 January 2018, in each province?

Reply:

(a) Kilometers of water and sanitation piping laid in 2017. The table below illustrates the kilometers of water and sanitation per province.

Table 1:

NO

Province

No. Kilometres (KM)

1

Gauteng

65, 56

2

Eastern Cape

216,939

3

Limpopo

247,9

4

Mpumalanga

60

5

Northern Cape

7.8

6

Kwa Zulu Natal

638

7

North West

46

8

Free State

43.1

9

Western Cape

18,2

(b) Kilometers of water and sanitation piping laid since 1 January 2018, in each province? The table below illustrates the kilometres of water and sanitation per province.

Table 2:

NO

Province

No. Kilometres (KM)

1

Gauteng

19

2

Eastern Cape

31,828

3

Limpopo

72,29

4

Mpumalanga

6

5

Northern Cape

2.5

6

Kwa Zulu Natal

260

7

North West

0

8

Free State

20,29

9

Western Cape

0

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03 December 2018 - NW2959

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Khawula, Ms MS to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

Whether certain persons (names furnished) are employees of his department?

Reply:

Yes, Ms DG Mochotlhi, Mr AB Singh, Ms ZY Makhathini, Ms ONV Fundakubi and Mr JD Mahlangu are still employees of the Department. Mr MJ Mofokeng resigned from the Department.

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03 December 2018 - NW3085

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Basson, Mr LJ to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

(a) To which water boards does his department owe money, (b) what amount is owed in each case and (c) by what date will the specified debts be settled in each case?

Reply:

 

a) Water Board

b) Amount owed

c) Settlement date

Lepelle Northern Water

56 524 077.57

The invoices still on the verification stage will be processed once the verification is finalized

Sedibeng Water

47 480 793.52

R7, 3 million will be processed by the 30th November 2018 and the balance still on the verification stage and supporting documents will be processed once the verification is finalized.

Magalies Water

1 596 839.49

The payment will be processed by the 23 November 2018

Amatola Water

34 005 782.83

R1.9 million under dispute, the balance will be processed once the verification is finalized

Rand Water

3 334 379.19

The payment will be processed by the 30 November 2018

Bloem Water

90 379 827.38

R4 million will be processed by the 30 November 2018 and the balance still on the verification stage will be processed once the verification is finalized

Total

233 321 699.98

 

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03 December 2018 - NW3133

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Lotriet, Prof A to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation

Whether, since he served in Cabinet, he (a)(i) was ever influenced by any person and/or (ii) influenced any of his department’s employees to take any official administrative action on behalf of any (aa) member, (bb) employee and/or (cc) close associate of the Gupta family and/or (b) attended any meeting where any of the specified persons were present; if so, what are the relevant details in each case?

Reply:

(a) No.

(b) Not to my knowledge.

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