Inkomati-usuthu catchment management agency notice: Continuation of information updates and wastewater-related information registration
The Inkomati-Usuthu Catchment Management Agency (IUCMA) has been delegated functions for water resources management by the Minister of Water and Sanitation (DWS) within the Inkomati and Usuthu Water Management Area. To manage the catchment water resources and water allocations effectively, the IUCMA hosts the Water Authorisation Registration Management System (WARMS) as a database for water users. The primary purpose of WARMS is to register authorized water use/users’ information to support water use charges and tax collection, prescribed by sections 139 and 140 of the National Water Act No.36 of 1998 (henceforth referred to as the Act).
Pursuant to Notices to Register Water Use (Published in Government Gazette 48187 of 10 March 2023) which were issued in terms of Regulation 3(b)(i) of the water use registration regulations of the National Water Act (34 of 1998), published under Government Notice R1352 in Government Gazette 20606 of 12 November 1999, water users are hereby reminded that the 90-day period for registering water uses contemplated in the notice has lapsed.