Will ensure that municipalities and water boards are held accountable for the quality of water, and that prices are set correctly to ensure adequate investment in water infrastructure. By reinstating the Blue Drop, Green Drop and No Drop water quality monitoring system, government will ensure that water sources are protected, wastewater treatment plants are working and leaks are fixed.
Will enable South Africa to expand our bulk water infrastructure and improve the management of existing water assets to ensure water security over the next decade. The agency will be responsible for developing and managing national water infrastructure, and will be able to mobilise finance for new projects through innovative models to crowd in private investment.
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