The Government Communication and Information Systems together with the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS), and the National Press Club will host a webinar to reflect on the state of innovation in developing a sustainable water ecosystem in South Africa.

The webinar will also reflect on the current wastewater challenges facing South Africa from a national and municipal perspective and deliberate on scientific research knowledge and insights on the innovation ecosystem initiatives to ensure water security.

Members of the media are invited to attend a virtual webinar.

Details are as follows:

Date: ​​Thursday, 23 September 2021
Time: ​​10:00 – 11:30
Platform: ​Zoom (Webinar ID: 970 8698 2275 | Passcode: 571083)


• Dr Henry Roman, Department of Science and Innovation (DSI)
• Leonardo Manus, Department Water and Sanitation (DWS)
• William Moroka, SA Local Government Commission (SALGA)
• Valerie Naidoo, Water Research Commission (WRC)
• Ashton Mpofu, Young Water Professional (SA-YWP)

Moderator: Mosidi Mokgele, National Press Club

Media Participation: Journalists may view the webinar via live streaming on the following social media links below:


RSVP to Ignicious Masilela on Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Enquiries: Tshegofatso Modubu on 0832760786

Issued by the Government Communication and Information System