BCM is building a recycling buy-back centre while Absa sets aside funds to help recycling coops. 19-05-2011 -The Buffalo City Metro and banking giant Absa have earmarked more than R1,3 million for job creation through recycling and the formalisation of informal recyclers. The metro is building a R950 000... Read more
A World Bank backed Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi delegation recently completed a week long tour of the Eastern Cape, in a bid to learn how South Africa tackles its water supply challenges. The respective Asian countries’ governments are on a drive to improve water quality and efficient use of... Read more
  05-01-2011 – Amatola Water is due to launch the R18 million third phase of the Nxamkwana sanitation project outside East London which will see 2,132 households in seven more villages receive VIP toilets. Third phase to be completed within 22 weeks The third phase which follows the completion of the... Read more
For 20 years, 480 pupils at Mkonjana Junior Secondary School in Cofimvaba have been exposed to health risks such as water borne diseases due to a lack of proper water and sanitation. 80 schools in the district get sanitation Last year hope was restored for the pupils and 19... Read more
05-01-2011 – The unfamiliar sight of women wearing red work suits and bandanas removing material in the Buffalo River catchment area can be a slightly suspicious sight, enough to alert the authorities! Before you decide to set the authorities to investigate this suspicious activity – hold on – these are... Read more
Eastern Cape water Utility, Amatola Water, is set to go through a radical overhaul over the next ten years as it expands its operations to cover the entire Eastern Cape. The strategic plan, which took a year to put together, was adopted by its outgoing board on Friday. The... Read more
Amatola Water to collaborate with Rhodes University over next five years Amatola Water has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Rhodes University which has led to the two institutions collaborating on water-related research and skills transfer for the next five years. Six focus areas have been identified Water... Read more
  Provincial water utility Amatola Water recorded an increase in its primary business providing 39 million kilolitres of potable bulk water to its customers, mainly the Amathole District Municipality (ADM) and Buffalo City Municipality (BCM) in the 2009/2010 financial year. The 0.2 percent is an increase of about 68... Read more