REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA
NATIONAL WATER ACT
Act No 36 of 1998
English text signed by the President)
(Assented to 20 August 1998)
To provide for fundamental reform of the law relating to water resources; to repeal certain laws; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
Recognising that water is a scarce and unevenly distributed national resource which occurs in many different forms which are all part of a unitary, interdependent cycle;