Crucial to plan for water future

2008-04-01 00:00

"We need to know about the water requirements in an area — what is there and what is the demand," says DWAF’s senior specialist engineer water resource management, James Perkins. "We need to know this so that we do not run out of water; we’ve seen what happens if you run out of electricity."

Thereafter a study steering committee (SSC) was appointed, with members drawn from various stakeholder groups including municipalities, research institutions, industry, agriculture, commercial forestry, as well as the various relevant government departments.

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