Focus on water

National Water Week 2017 was celebrated from 22 to 24 March by the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) in partnership with KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government and United Nations Water from 22 to 24 March. As part of the event a three-day World Water Day Summit and Expo was hosted at the iNkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. The theme of this year’s National Water Week was “Water and Sanitation is a Human Right”, which aimed at emphasizing the value of water, the need for sustainable management of this scarce resource and the role water plays in eradicating poverty and underdevelopment in South Africa. DWS urges all South Africans to take ownership in ensuring the integrity of our water resources and its efficient use. To read more, click HERE.

Published on Wed, 5th Apr 2017 - 12:14