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Water cost to rise 38% to fund dam

Posted by: Saving Water SA (Cape Town, South Africa) – partnered with Water Rhapsody conservation systems – 25 May 2011

Millions of KwaZulu-Natal residents, including the whole of Durban, will pay at least 38 percent more for their water from July 1.

The entire cost of Spring Grove Dam will be recouped from […]

More water to be made available for growth

Posted by: Saving Water SA (Cape Town, South Africa) – partnered with Water Rhapsody conservation systems – 14 April 2011

The Department of Water Affairs has promised to work together with South Africans in order to make more water available for communities and economic growth.

De Hoop Dam project visualization by GESS

Minister in the department Edna Molewa said that they were building on the significant progress they had made in commissioning key water projects of strategic economic importance to the country.

These, she said, included the Mokolo and Crocodile River (West) project set to supply water to Eskom’s new Medupi power station and other industries in the area.

The project would also assist households within the Lephalale Municipality from 2014 onwards.

The estimated cost of the first phase of the project was R2 billion, with R600 million set to be spread over the next three years.

She said they had also awarded a R2.2 billion contract for the construction of the Spring Grove Dam on the Mooi River in KwaZulu-Natal to supply water to the Ilembe District and the Ethekwini Metropolitan area by November next year. Continue reading More water to be made available for growth