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Centre for Environmental Rights – Advancing Environmental Rights in South Africa

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Environmental justice by advocating for better environmental laws and improved implementation of laws.

2022: Draft National Water Resources Strategy 3

On 28 October 2022, the CER submitted comments on the draft National Water Resources Strategy 3 (NWRS-3) published by the Minister of Water and Sanitation on 29 July 2022 in terms of the National Water Act, 1998. In the submission, the CER identified key legal, regulatory and governance matters in the draft NWRS-3 that we believe are crucial to the regulation and management of water.