8 February 2011
As part of building public understanding of issues involving water management and Government’s response to recent flooding in various parts of the country, the Department of Water Affairs (DWA) invites all media to a visit to the national hydrology centre at the department’s head office in Pretoria.
Details for the media briefing are as follows:
Date: 9 February 2011
Venue: Room 512, eManzini Building, 173 Schoeman Street, Pretoria.
Time: 09h00 – 11h00
The tour will include a presentation on dam and river monitoring, protection of infrastructure and data availability for flood management.
The DWA forms part of the National Disaster Management Centre, which is tasked with leading and coordinating a nationwide response to the recent floods that have affected communities in various parts of the country.
Nelson Kgwete, Government Communications
Tel: 012 314 2162
Cell: 076 608 8567
Sputnik Ratau, Department of Water Affairs
Tel: 012 336 6813
Cell: 082 874 2942
Issued by: Government Communications (GCIS)