Title: Water Services Act 1997 South Africa

Languages: English

Type: Document

Region: Sub-Saharan Africa

Country: South Africa

Sectors: Water and Sanitation

Keywords: Sector, Private Sector


Document Summary:

Act to provide for the rights of access to basic water supply and basic sanitation; to provide for the setting of national standards and of norms and standards for tariffs; to provide for water services development plans; to provide a regulatory framework for water services institutions and water services intermediaries; to provide for the establishment and disestablishment of water boards and water services committees and their powers and duties; to provide for the monitoring of water services and intervention by the Minister or by the relevant Province; to provide for financial assistance to water services institutions; to provide for certain general powers of the Minister; to provide for the gathering of information in a national information system and the distribution of that information; to repeal certain laws; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Document Details:

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Ref: Water_ACT_108-97

Updated: October 25, 2021