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#SAVEWATER EFFORTS TO INTENSIFY

MEDIA STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday 8 March 2018 #SAVEWATER EFFORTS TO INTENSIFY #SaveWater Ambassadors have called for increased saving of water following an announcement that there is unlikely to be “Day Zero” this year. “We don’t want Capetonians especially to now sit back and think we’re out of the woods now. We are not! […]

Let’s mobilize, forget the politics and save more water now

Let’s mobilize, forget the politics and save more water now, writes Yusuf Abramjee Over 120 #SaveWater Ambassadors have pledged to do their bit and create awareness in an attempt to avoid “Day Zero”. The initiative was launched in Cape Town recently – a partnership between the Department of Water and Sanitation, Operation SA and Miss […]

#SaveWater Ambassadors visited the TheeWaterskloof Dam outside Franschhoek today to see the extent of the drought for themselves. 

MEDIA STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Thursday 22 February 2018  #SaveWater Ambassadors visited the TheeWaterskloof Dam outside Franschhoek today to see the extent of the drought for themselves.  The Department of Water and Sanitation showed the activists the various interventions which are being undertaken. Theewaterkloof Dam is one of six dams that supply water to the […]

#WaterHeroes #SaveWater LAUNCHES SCHOOL ROADSHOW IN CAPE TOWN

Monday 19 February 2018 #WaterHeroes #SaveWater LAUNCHES SCHOOL ROADSHOW IN CAPE TOWN The Department of Water and Sanitation, Operation SA and Miss Earth SA have launched a School Roadshow to promote the saving of water. 100 schools are to be visited over the next 10 days. Children are being given educational worksheets. Miss Earth Ambassadors […]

#SaveWater ANNOUNCES MASSIVE NATIONAL DRIVE

Thursday 15 February 2018 MEDIA STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE #SaveWater ANNOUNCES MASSIVE NATIONAL DRIVE A massive initiative to #SaveWater has been launch in Cape Town. The Department of Water and Sanitation, Operation SA and Miss Earth South Africa announced the partnership at the launch of the #SaveWater Ambassador programme and a city-wide school road show. […]

TIME TO #SaveWater now more then ever before, activists urge.

Tuesday 13 February 2018 MEDIA STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TIME TO #SaveWater now more then ever before, activists urge. Operation SA, Miss Earth South Africa and partners have called on South Africans “to #SaveWater now more than ever before.” “ ‘Day Zero’ “ has been pushed back to June 4. “We welcome the new date […]

The outcomes of the Inter-Ministerial Task Team meeting on Drought and Water Scarcity held on 30 January 2018

MEDIA BRIEFING STATEMENT 09 FEBRUARY 2018 The outcomes of the Inter-Ministerial Task Team meeting on Drought and Water Scarcity held on 30 January 2018 Ministers Deputy Minister Directors General Government officials Members of the media Ladies and Gentleman Good Morning Our country still remains gripped by the drought situation with all the Cape Provinces (Western […]