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Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority (TCTA) is a state-owned entity charged with financing and implementing bulk raw water infrastructure projects. It is an agency of the National Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS), which is responsible for the country’s water resources in respect of usage, equitable allocation and distribution. TCTA assists the government in its pursuit of water security for South Africa and in realising its constitutional obligation of ensuring universal access to this essential resource for all citizens. For more information about TCTA, click here.

SA takes part in virtual world water conference amid COVID-19


September 2020







TCTA, to support the Department of Water and Sanitation, participates in the World Water Week every year. Typically hosted in Stockholm by the Stockholm International Water Institute, the conference aims to transform global water challenges and is often regarded as the biggest annual event in the water and sanitation sector. This year, as a result of COVID-19, the five-day-long conference changed venues—from Sweden to our homes.

Besides sharing knowledge through the presentation of papers, TCTA also uses the conference as a platform to showcase its work through branding and participation in various networking sessions. During the launch of the conference on 24 August 2020, the Minister of Water and Sanitation, Lindiwe Sisulu, said that South Africa is still experiencing the imbalance of the equal distribution of resources such as water. (Read more)

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4IR promises radical transformation

September 2020

The much-vaunted 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) promises to radically disrupt every industry, including the one in which TCTA operates, through an unprecedented transformation of production, management and governance systems. But hitherto much of the attention that the subject has received has been at a rather abstract level rather than the potential practical ramifications.

Organisations must stand ready to embrace and leverage the fast-emerging innovations that 4IR offers. To this end, the TCTA Strategy Division has held a Knowledge Sharing Session (KSS) for employees to explore the implications of the changing technological landscape in their lives and work.


“We stand on the brink of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work and relate to one another,” TCTA Senior Manager: Strategic Advisory Dawid Bosman said, quoting the founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum Klaus Schwab. “In its scale, scope and complexity, the transformation will be unlike anything humankind has experienced before.” (Read more)

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