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PROFILE to accommodate professionals and technicians working at the dam site during the construction of the Driekoppies Dam. When these dams were built, households were successfully relocated and resettled.

involvement of stakeholders of both countries to enhance and strengthen stakeholder relationship between the two countries. In future, KOBWA is looking forward to sustainable trans-boundary water resources development and management for water security for the two countries and the entire region, as water is life.

Building communities With the expertise of KOBWA personnel, three portable water purification plants were installed at Buffelspruit, Block-C and Gomora. These water plants augment water supply to these areas, reducing the frequency of water outages. As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility programme, KOBWA has seen schools, nongovernmental organisations and community-based organisations benefitting through the provision of water and sanitation-related amenities to improve the lives and social status of the communities. KOBWA, as an organisation rooted in communities, involved communities in both countries as part of the 25th anniversary celebrations through Corporate Social Initiative projects. At sports tournaments, community members were also educated about KOBWA’s role in trans-boundary water management. Communities that border the Driekoppies Dam (Schulzendal, Buffelspruit, Jeepes Reef, Middelplas, Schoemansdal and Driekoppies) were engaged in a soccer tournament at the Driekoppies Stadium. A one-day stakeholder soccer and netball tournament was held in Piggs Peak in eSwatini with the

Driekoppies access road.

CONTACT DETAILS: Head office Maguga Dam, PO Box 678, Piggs Peak, H108, eSwatini Tel: +268 437 1463/4 Fax: +268 437 1460 Email: maguga.office@kobwa.co.za Water management office Driekoppies Dam, PO Box 518, Malalane, 1320, South Africa Tel: +27 (0)13 781 0317 Fax: +27 (0)13 781 0320 Email: driekoppies.office@kobwa.co.za Website: www.kobwa.co.za

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