Department of Human Settlements & Department of Water and Sanitation 2019 July to September performance
19 Nov 2019
Mr S August (GOOD) enquired why the Department was cutting the budget for provinces that were non-performing and letting the poorer communities suffer. What measures were the Department taking to ensure the provinces delivered on their projects? He wanted to know whether there was a project management problem with the ...
Turnaround strategy & War on Leaks project: Department briefing
12 Nov 2019
The Chairperson accepted an apology from the Office of the Minister and Deputy Minister, Ms E Powell (DA) and Mr S August (GOOD)
Municipal Water Debt solutions; with Deputy Ministers
5 Nov 2019
Mr S August (GOOD) referred to the War on Leaks project which both COGTA and DHSWS have. In previous meetings, it was revealed that 1000s of people have been employed to assist in the War on Leaks. The Committee requested a detailed report. To date, the Committee still needs to ...
Department of Water and Sanitation on outstanding debt owed to entities
22 Oct 2019
Mr S August (GOOD) said that there needed to be a change in direction, and agreed with Mr Mashego that there had to be more effective ways to solve this issue. Since these issues have been around for five years, there should to be a mechanism among the Portfolio Committees ...
Engagement with stakeholders on challenges experienced at Rooiwal Wastewater Treatment Works in Hammanskraal
10 Sep 2019
Mr S August (GOOD) asked why the talk about sprucing up the security system was being brought up only now, after losses running into tens of millions of rand. Did the Tshwane municipalities have competent staff to run these water plants, seeing the identified challenges had been ongoing for many ...
Human Settlements Budget: Committee Report
10 Jul 2019
Mr S August (GOOD) wanted to know under which regulation the EFF was raising a point after they declared that they were abstaining.
Department of Water and Sanitation 2019/20 Annual Performance Plan; Human Settlements Budget: Committee Report; Legacy reports
5 Jul 2019
Mr S August (GOOD) asked if there was a quarterly report on financial spending, and if the monitoring was on an annual or quarterly basis.
COGTA Budget: Committee Report
4 Jul 2019
Mr S August (GOOD) asked a question about water losses in relation to local government support and intervention. He cited R9 million loss of water in municipalities, yet, Water and Sanitation does not have a budget under Section 4.5 of the Report. He wanted to know where in the ...
Election of Chairperson
2 Jul 2019
Mr S August (GOOD) also congratulated Ms Semenya for her appointment and promised to work with her in all matters pertaining to the Committee and its oversight work over the Department.