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Water Resources: Government Information: Library Guide: South Africa: Provincial

This guide directs you to government sources on water resources from international to local level.

Organisation: Provincial

Water is not a direct provincial function. The Department of Water Affairs has provincial offices in each province.However, the Provinces may be required to intervene in municipal water affairs if a municipality is not performing well enough. Provinces are also required to participate in water sector planning in conjunction with national and local government. The responsible provincial department is usually that covering environmental affairs.

Legislation

Search Sabinet's Provincial Legislation for the current versions of relevant legislation, e.g.,

Western Cape. Municipal Ordinance 20 of 1974.

Note: According to the Constitution water is a national and local government responsibility, but not a provincial function.

Water demand management

G PFS E.PREM.05.WATE   Free State (South Africa). Premier's Economic Advisory Council.    Water demand of the Free State Province /    [Bloemfontein, Free State? :   Premier's Economic Advisory Council,   2005?].

Northern Cape Drought

Northern Cape. Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development. Drought Management Plan: Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development: Northern Cape Province. Bhisho: Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, 20--?

South Africa. Department of Water and Sanitation. Northern Cape Water Sector Support. Northern Cape Planning and Information. The state of water resources in the drought affected areas of the Namakwa and Pixley ka Seme District Municipalities in the Northern Cape. Pretoria: Department of Water and Sanitation, 2017.

Water services perspectives

Department of Water & Sanitation. Provincial water services perspective: Eastern Cape Province. Phase 1, Draft 1, 31 March 2017. Pretoria: Department of Water & Sanitation, 2017.

Department of Water & Sanitation. Provincial water services perspective: Free State Province. Phase 1, Draft 1, 31 March 2017. Pretoria: Department of Water & Sanitation, 2017.

Department of Water & Sanitation. Provincial water services perspective: Gauteng Province. Phase 1, Draft 1, 31 March 2017. Pretoria: Department of Water & Sanitation, 2017.

Department of Water & Sanitation. Provincial water services perspective: KwaZulu-Natal Province. Phase 1, Draft 1, 31 March 2017. Pretoria: Department of Water & Sanitation, 2017.

Department of Water & Sanitation. Provincial water services perspective: Limpopo Province. Phase 1, Draft 1, 31 March 2017. Pretoria: Department of Water & Sanitation, 2017.

Department of Water & Sanitation. Provincial water services perspective: Mpumalanga Province. Phase 1, Draft 1, 31 March 2017. Pretoria: Department of Water & Sanitation, 2017.

Department of Water & Sanitation. Provincial water services perspective: North West Province. Phase 1, Draft 1, September 2017. Pretoria: Department of Water & Sanitation, 2017.

Department of Water & Sanitation. Provincial water services perspective: Northern Cape Province. Phase 1, Draft 1, 31 March 2017. Pretoria: Department of Water & Sanitation, 2017.

Department of Water & Sanitation. Provincial water services perspective: Western Cape Province. Phase 1, Draft 1, 31 March 2017. Pretoria: Department of Water & Sanitation, 2017.

Western Cape Drought

Pienaar, Louw & Johann Boonzaaier. Drought policy brief: Western Cape agriculture. Cape Town: Department of Agriculture, Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy, February 2018.

South Africa. Department of Water and Sanitation. Western Cape water status and drought, 30 January [presentation]

Western Cape. Department of Agriculture. Drought Portal

Western Cape. Department of Agriculture. Informing the Western Cape agricultural sector on the 2015-2017 drought: a Drought Fact Sheet: final, 23 November 2017.

South Africa. Parliament. National Assembly. Portfolio Committee on Water and Sanitation. Western and Eastern Cape drought crisis, 7 February 2018.

Plans and strategies

Eastern Cape Provincial water sector plan, 2007/08-2011/12

Eastern Cape groundwater plan, 2010

Water services sector strategy : Free State Province

Gauteng water sector collaboration : water sector plan

KwaZulu Natal Provincial water sector plan, 2007-2012 : strategic outline

Limpopo water strategy and 5-year workplan (2006)

Mpumalanga Provincial water sector plan : strategic outline (2006)

Provincial water sector plan : North West province, 2007/8-2011/12

Western Cape sustainable water management plan, 2012. Part 1, The Water plan

Western Cape Provincial water sector plan (draft, 2006)

Department of Water Affairs Sector Strategies

Department of Water & Sanitation. Provincial regional bulk water and sanitation infrastructure master plan: Eastern Cape: total regional bulk projects needs perspective. Pretoria: Department of Water & Sanitation, January 2016.

Department of Water & Sanitation. Provincial regional bulk water and sanitation infrastructure master plan: Free State: total regional bulk projects needs perspective. Pretoria: Department of Water & Sanitation, January 2016.

Department of Water & Sanitation. Provincial regional bulk water and sanitation infrastructure master plan: Gauteng: total regional bulk projects needs perspective. Pretoria: Department of Water & Sanitation, January 2016.

Department of Water & Sanitation. Provincial regional bulk water and sanitation infrastructure master plan: KwaZulu-Natal: total regional bulk projects needs perspective. Pretoria: Department of Water & Sanitation, January 2016.

Department of Water & Sanitation. Provincial regional bulk water and sanitation infrastructure master plan: Limpopo: total regional bulk projects needs perspective. Pretoria: Department of Water & Sanitation, January 2016.

Department of Water & Sanitation. Provincial regional bulk water and sanitation infrastructure master plan: Mpumalanga: total regional bulk projects needs perspective. Pretoria: Department of Water & Sanitation, January 2016.

Department of Water & Sanitation. Provincial regional bulk water and sanitation infrastructure master plan: national perspective: total regional bulk projects needs perspective. Pretoria: Department of Water & Sanitation, January 2016.

Department of Water & Sanitation. Provincial regional bulk water and sanitation infrastructure master plan: North West Province: total regional bulk projects needs perspective.  Pretoria: Department of Water & Sanitation, January 2016.

Department of Water & Sanitation. Provincial regional bulk water and sanitation infrastructure master plan: Northern Cape: total regional bulk projects needs perspective. Pretoria: Department of Water & Sanitation, January 2016.

Department of Water & Sanitation. Provincial regional bulk water and sanitation infrastructure master plan: Western Cape: total regional bulk projects needs perspective. Pretoria: Department of Water & Sanitation, January 2016.

Western Cape

Western Cape. Key Provincial Water Sector Links

Water Indaba 2017: Western Cape Water Security – 2020 and Beyond.

3.4. Water resilience in the Western Cape : economic risks and opportunities, pages 49-52 (includes water usage by sector and region) In: Western Cape. Provincial Treasury. Provincial economic review & outlook, 2017. Shelf no. G PWC ED.TREA.ECON

Balzer, Trevor. Water Indaba: Western Cape Water Security 2020 and beyond : Department of Water and sanitation plans and programme, 16 May 2017 [presentation]

GreenCape. Water market intelligence report, 2017. Cape Town : GreenCape, 2017. Shelf no. G PWC ES.GREE.WATE

GreenCape. Water market intelligence report, 2016. Cape Town : GreenCape, 2016.

GreenCape. Water market intelligence report, 2015. Cape Town : GreenCape, 2015.

Seyler, Helen. Water as a constraint on economic development: 2014-2015 Research Project Progress Report . Cape Town : GreenCape for the Western Cape Department of Environmental Affairs & Development Planning, March 2015.

Smart, M. Groundwater status report : Western Cape region, GH4178, February 2015. Pretoria : Department of Water and Sanitation.GreenCape.

Market intelligence report : water, 2014. Cape Town : GreenCape, 2014.

Pegram, Guy C. (Guy Charles), author.    Water in the Western Cape economy :   report to the Water Research Commission /    Gezina, South Africa :   Water Research Commission,   March 2014.  G 68 JWRC 2075/1/13

South Africa. Department of Water and Sanitation. Groundwater Status Report : Western Cape Region. Pretoria : Department of Water and Sanitation, February 2015.

Western Cape. Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning. Western Cape sustainable water management plan, 2012. Part 1, The Water plan

Western Cape. Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning. Annual progress report on the sustainable water resource management plan, 2016/17

Western Cape integrated water resource management action plan, 2011: executive summary: status quo report

Department of Water Affairs. Western Cape reconciliation strategy support : strategic assessment of water re-use potential to augment the Western Cape water supply system : final report, February 2010

WC WSS Reconciliation Strategy Status Report October 2014

WC WSS Reconciliation Strategy Status Report October 2013

Reconciliation strategy for the Western Cape water supply system (2007)

South Africa. Department of Water Affairs and Forestry. Western Cape water supply system reconciliation strategy study. Cape Town: Ninham Shand, 2007. Shelf no. GZCD 68 J.DWAF WMA 19/0507

South Africa. Department of Water Affairs. Directorate: options Analysis. Pre-feasibility and feasibility studies for augmentation of the Western Cape water supply system by means of further surface water developments : final project summary document. Cape Town: Western Cape Water Consultants, Aurecon South Africa, 2010. Shelf no. G 68 E.WATE.10.PREF

South Africa. Department of Water Affairs. Directorate: options Analysis. Pre-feasibility and feasibility studies for augmentation of the Western Cape water supply system by means of further surface water developments. Report no. 1, Ecological water requirement assessments, Volume 1, Riverine environmental water requirements.     Cape Town : Western Cape Water Consultants, Aurecon South Africa, 2010

Western Cape Provincial water sector plan (draft, 2006)

Western Cape system analysis. Cape Town : Ninham Shand, 1990-1994. Volumes: Analysis of the potential for further irrigation development in the Palmiet Basin; Berg River invertebrate study; Berg River sub-system analysis; Description of existing urban water supply infrastructure; Development of irrigation in the Riviersonderend and Palmiet/Steenbras Basins; Development of the Upper Berg River (Skuifraam Scheme); Estimation of dam costs; Hydrology of the Berg River Basin; Hydrology of the Diep River Basin; The impact of areas inundated by the various water resource development options in the Palmiet River; Long-term urban water demand in the Western Cape Metropolitan Region, 1990-2020; Main report;  Options for the supply of water in the Western Cape; Palmiet Worksession; Priority classifications for water restrictions; Procedure for the evaluation of farm dams; Proposal; Report on the preliminary Berg River environmental assessment worksession; A review of the groundwater resources of the Western Cape; Study overview; Summary report; Utilisation of less conventional water sources; Water demand management; Water quality; Water resources development in the Palmiet River : report on proceedings of Palmiet Ecological Worksession, July 1991, Kleinmond. Shelf no. G 68 JWA P G000/00