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10055 comments delivered to parliament (closed 20 July 2023)

The Minister of Water And Sanitation called for public comment on the draft Regulations regarding the Procedural Requirements for Water-Use Licence Applications

    • applications to license extraction of ground or surface water, storage of water in a dam and performance of stream flow reduction activities (such as forestry) will  be considered by the DWS if the applying company meets the tabled racial quotas.

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    AgriSA says proposed regulations requiring up to 75% of black South African shareholding in water licenses could devastate agriculture. It claims this would risk the nation’s food supply. eNCA speaks to Janse Rabie, Legal and Policy Executive at AgriSA.


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