Amatola Water placed under administration
Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation, Lindiwe Sisulu has received comprehensive updates about enduring problematic developments at the Amatola Water Board in the Eastern Cape. Since taking office nine months ago, Sisulu has tried a variety of interventions to resolve management and governance issues which have plagued the... Read more
Amatola Water pleased with outcome in chairperson’s legal case
Newly appointed Amatola Water CEO, Vuyo Zitumane, says that the water utility is delighted with the outcome in the legal case of its chairperson Nokulunga Mnqeta. The case, which involved Mnqeta’s former role as CEO of the Amathole District Municipality’s Development Agency, Aspire, was concluded last week with all... Read more
19-08-2011 – The project will ensure that the municipality provides high quality water and sanitation services that are Blue and Green drop compliant. Kouga Municipality residents can look forward to clean, safe and regular water supply as a result of a Department of Water Affairs (DWA) R5 million injection to... Read more
15-08-2011 – The last few years have seen provincial water utility, Amatola Water undertake an accelerated focus on providing clean and safe water to communities, skills and infrastructure development as well as operations, maintenance and planning. The focus on providing these total solutions to the province’s water challenges is by... 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
Masixole Zwedala, a qualified artisan, took a risk many dare not take and resigned from his job as a team leader at Mercedes-Benz South Africa to start Dausons Engineering. Awakening the entrepreneurial potential in him, Masixole took a package and registered the company in September 2009. In 2009 Masixole... 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