Bore Hole Water Association of Southern Africa
The BWA was formed in 1980 and our strategy is to promote awareness via education of the consumer of the responsible use of the resource and its future management. At all times guaranteeing the protection of groundwater by demanding the application of minimum standards of practice.
Department of Water Affairs and Forestry (DWAF)
The Department of Water Affairs and Forestry is the custodian of South Africa's water and forestry resources. It is primarily responsible for the formulation and implementation of policy governing these two sectors. It also has override responsibility for water services provided by local government.
International Water Association (IWA)
IWA is comprised of leading water professionals in science, research, technology and practice. There are 10,000 individual and 400 corporate members, spread across 130 countries.
Water Research Commission (WRC)
The WRC operates in terms of the Water Research Act (Act 34 of 1971) and its mandate is to support water research and development as well as the building of a sustainable water research capacity in South Africa.