Hack4Water aims to solve SA's water crisis

Johannesburg - The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) s concluding a two-day exhibition of the Hack4Water initiative aimed at preserving water resources in the country.
Hack4Water is a government initiative, that has joined forces with Open Government Partnership to invite civil society to submit innovative solutions to address the country's water challenges.
According to its website, the project will continue to accept entries until the 6th of May.

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SA loses R7bn annually from water leaks

Johannesburg - A war on water leaks is expected to be launched this week by President Jacob Zuma and the Department of Water and Sanitation.
The campaign is in an effort to curb the loss of unaccounted for water, caused by leaking taps, pipes and illegal connections.
It's expected that Zuma will also announce the training of 15,000 plumbers to fix leaking taps and pipes in their communities.
It's believed that losses of close to R7 billion are faced annually.

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