RIVER GAUGING STATIONS INFORMATION (24hr Average):   0000KOB005 Driekoppies Weir 3.041 m3/s   | 0000KOB003 Enjakeni Weir 7.148 m3/s   |

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Thursday, 15th February, 2024
KOBWA HANDS OVER MANANGA GAUGING STATION TO THE MINISTRY OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY

KOBWA HANDS OVER MANANGA GAUGING STATION TO THE MINISTRY OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY

On the 13th of February 2024, the Komati Basin Water Authority (KOBWA) through the support of the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UKAID) and Climate Resilient Infrastructure Development Facility (CRIDF), handed over Mananga Gauging Station to Member States (The Kingdom of Eswatini and the Republic of South Africa) sharing water resources of the Komati River.

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Wednesday, 14th February, 2024
KOBWA PARTICIPATES IN THE 28th SADC REGIONAL CLIMATE OUTLOOK FORUM

KOBWA PARTICIPATES IN THE 28th SADC REGIONAL CLIMATE OUTLOOK FORUM

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat, through its Climate Services Centre (CSC) convened the 28th Southern African Regional Climate Outlook Forum (SARCOF-28) in Maputo, Mozambique between 29 - 31 January 2024. The Komati Basin Water Authority (KOBWA) was represented by the System Analyst, Mr. Sidney Dhlamini.

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Thursday, 9th November, 2023
KOBWA Handover Two Blocks of Toilet and a Septic Tank to Schoemansdal Clinic

KOBWA Handover Two Blocks of Toilet and a Septic Tank to Schoemansdal Clinic

The Komati Basin Water Authority (KOBWA) officially handed over two blocks of toilets and a septic tank to Schoemansdal Clinic in the Republic of South Africa. The project was initiated at the early phase of COVID-19 in partnership with WaterAid Eswatini and it cost about R1,200,000.

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Friday, 20th October, 2023
KOBWA CAPACITATES FARMERS ON EARLY WARNING SYSTEMS IN READINESS FOR THE RAINY SEASON

KOBWA CAPACITATES FARMERS ON EARLY WARNING SYSTEMS IN READINESS FOR THE RAINY SEASON

On the 19th of October 2023, the Komati Basin Water Authority (KOBWA) facilitated a High Flow Season Emergency Preparedness Workshop held at Mananga Country Lodge. Over 50 farmers from downstream of the Komati Basin who use the water stored in dams for agricultural purposes were capacitated on how to prepare themselves for the rainy season, to ensure a proper and efficient response should an emergency arise at Maguga Dam due to natural floods.

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Tuesday, 17th October, 2023
KOBWA ATTENDS BUFFELSPRUIT CAREER EXPO AND 2nd ANNUAL ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS

KOBWA ATTENDS BUFFELSPRUIT CAREER EXPO AND 2nd ANNUAL ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS

On the 13th and 14th of October 2023, the Komati Basin Water Authority (KOBWA) joined other stakeholders and partners for a career expo and an environmental awareness day that was organized by Phaphama Youth Centre in collaboration with the Nkomazi Greening and Beautification Forum. The two days event was held at Mahlatsi High School in Buffelspruit, the Republic of South Africa.

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Monday, 9th October, 2023
KOBWA participated in the 10th SADC River Basin Organisations/Shared Watercourse Institutions Workshop

KOBWA participated in the 10th SADC River Basin Organisations/Shared Watercourse Institutions Workshop

he Komati Basin Water Authority (KOBWA) participated in the 10th SADC River Basin Organisations / Shared Watercourse Institutions (RBOs/SWIs) Workshop that was held from the 2nd to 4th of October 2023 in the Republic of Mozambique. The workshop was hosted by the Ministry of Public Works, Housing, and Water Resources (MOPHRH) and was conducted in a hybrid format, with a physical gathering.

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Thursday, 7th September, 2023
ARBOR MONTH CELEBRATION AT SINQOBILE PRIMARY SCHOOL

ARBOR MONTH CELEBRATION AT SINQOBILE PRIMARY SCHOOL

On the 7th of September 2023, Komati Basin Water Authority (KOBWA) joined other stakeholders and partners at Sinqobile Primary School to celebrate Arbor month. Arbor month is a time to plant trees and pay special attention to our environment and the role trees play in it. It is about raising awareness of the value of trees in society.

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Monday, 28th August, 2023
KOBWA Participated in the Temvelo Awards, Held at Happy Valley Hotel, Ezulwini on the 24th of August 2023

KOBWA Participated in the Temvelo Awards, Held at Happy Valley Hotel, Ezulwini on the 24th of August 2023

The Ministry of Tourism and Environmental Affairs of Eswatini invited the Komati Basin Water Authority to partner with the Ministry in hosting this strategic event for the benefit of the country in the attainment of the UN Sustainable Development Goals relevant to the Ministry.

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Thursday, 2nd March, 2023
KOBWA Treaty Review Public Consultations Begin

KOBWA Treaty Review Public Consultations Begin

The Government of the Republic of South Africa and Eswatini Government are hosting public consultations to review a Treaty between the two countries on the Development and Utilization of Water Resources of the Komati River Basin.

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Monday, 28th November, 2022
Maguga Dam Spilling

Maguga Dam Spilling

Maguga Dam started spilling as of 11H45, 28 November 2022.. KOBWA will continue to monitor the situation and update stakeholders on the status of both Maguga and Driekoppies dams.

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Thursday, 24th November, 2022
Ministers Tour KOBWA's Driekoppies Dam and Associated Projects

Ministers Tour KOBWA's Driekoppies Dam and Associated Projects

The Honourable Minister of Water and Sanitation in South Africa, Senzo Mchunu, hosted Mozambique's Minister of Public Works, Housing and Water Resources, Honourable Carlos Alberto Fortes Mesquita at the Driekoppies Dam in Mpumalanga managed by KOBWA. Minister Mchunu was represented by the Department of Water & Sanitation Director General, Sean Phillips.

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Friday, 4th November, 2022
KOBWA hosts Ministers for a tour of water projects within the Komati and Mbuluzi River Basins

KOBWA hosts Ministers for a tour of water projects within the Komati and Mbuluzi River Basins

Honourable Acting Minister for Natural Resources and Energy Eswatini, Jabulani Mabuza, Honourable Minister for Public Works, Housing and Water Resources in Mozambique, Carlos Alberto Fortes Mesquita, High Commissioner of Mozambique to Eswatini, Jorge Khalau (all seated) posing for a picture with KOBWA Board Chairperson, Mr. Archington Thobejane and KOBWA Executive Committee at Maguga Dam during the tour of water projects within the Komati and Mbuluzi River Basins.

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Tuesday, 11th October, 2022
KOBWA hosts Climate Change Workshop for Emandla Ekuphila Water Users District (EEWUD)

KOBWA hosts Climate Change Workshop for Emandla Ekuphila Water Users District (EEWUD)

KOBWA hosted a Climate Change Workshop for Early Warning Systems in Agriculture for water users under Emandla Ekuphila Water Users District (EEWUD).

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