EWN's Dineo Bendile was on Friday at an inter-ministerial committee meeting where the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Pravin Gordhan, shared government's plan to deal with water shortages.
Bendile told Stephen Grootes that government dismissed reports that they are only waking up to the water situation now.
Listen to the conversation below:
Grootes also spoke to Gordhan about this plan of action.
...The key at the end of the day is how do we manage demand; how do we change behaviours... I do believe that if we work as a team we'll be able manage the situation.— Pravin Gordhan, Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs