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DWAF FIVE-YEAR REVIEW Service delivery: a five year review 2004 to date Ms PAM YAKO Director-General 21 OCTOBER 2008. CONTENT. 5-Year Overview : Achievements and Challenges Annual Review Programme 1: Administration Annual Review Programme 2: Water Resources Management

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Dwaf five year review service delivery a five year review 2004 to date ms pam yako

DWAF FIVE-YEAR REVIEW

Service delivery: a five year review 2004 to date

Ms PAM YAKO

Director-General

21 OCTOBER 2008


Content

CONTENT

  • 5-Year Overview : Achievements and Challenges

  • Annual Review Programme 1: Administration

  • Annual Review Programme 2: Water Resources Management

  • Annual Review Programme 3: Water Services

  • Annual Review Programme 4: Forestry


Five year overview

FIVE-YEAR OVERVIEW

ACHIEVEMENTS

FINANCIAL OVERVIEW

CHALLENGES


Overview of achievements

OVERVIEW OF ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Water Allocation Reform

  • Water Conservation and Water Demand Management: Strategy finalised and published;

  • Water Pricing Strategy revised and implemented

  • National Dam Safety Programme Management

  • Water Use Authorisation – Licence tracking system deployed countrywide

  • Local government support

  • Access to basic services

  • Legislation (National Water Act; Forestry Laws Amendment Act)


Overview of achievements 2

OVERVIEW OF ACHIEVEMENTS (2)

  • Launch of Women’s Organisation

  • Improved systems for monitoring water drinking quality (Award Won)

  • Development and Signing of Forest Sector BBBEE Charter

  • Approval of policy to transfer indigenous forests

  • Conclusion of lease agreements for State Plantations (Amathole, MTO)

  • Successful greening – Million Trees Project

  • Tabling the State of the Forests 2007 Report

  • Transfer of Knysna to SanParks

  • Fire Protection Associations Regulations published


Overview of achievements 3

OVERVIEW OF ACHIEVEMENTS (3)

  • Commissioning of new national infrastructure projects such as Berg Water; VRESAP and Nandoni implemented

  • Dam safety rehabilitation programme implemented – to address shortcomings of all DWAF dams

  • Full asset verification and validation process to the approximate value of R90 billion

  • Several construction projects completed


Overview of achievements 4

OVERVIEW OF ACHIEVEMENTS (4)

  • Construction works completed:

    • Mooi Mgeni Transfer Scheme Phase I

    • Morgenstond-Jericho Emergency Pumpstation part of Usutu-Vaal Scheme

    • Rehabilitation of Nuwejaarspruit downstream of Sterkfontein Dam

    • DSRP Bulskoek

    • Lower Olifantsriver balancing dam for the Water Users Association

    • Bergriver Dam Access Road

    • La Motte Village Services

    • Berg River Supplement Scheme


Overview of achievements 5

OVERVIEW OF ACHIEVEMENTS (5)

  • International Relations

    • Ratification of the SADC Forestry Protocol

    • Conclusion of MoUs with Lesotho and Mozambique

    • Nominating as a bidding country for World Water Forum: 2012

    • SADC Chairmanship of Water Ministerial Committee

    • Preparation to take over AMCOW

    • African Sanitation Conference – Ethekwini Ministerial Declaration on Sanitation 2008


Overview of achievements 6

OVERVIEW OF ACHIEVEMENTS (6)


Strategic review main

STRATEGIC REVIEW - MAIN

The current year

DWAF Allocation for 2008/09

Total Exchequer Allocations

R586

million

R3 238

million

R2 427

million

R446

million

Water Resource

Management

Water Services

Forestry

Admin

Augmentation to WTE

R320

million

R1 615

million

Current

Capital


Dwaf five year review service delivery a five year review 2004 to date ms pam yako

EXPENDITURE TRENDS FROM 2004 - MEA


Financial overview main

FINANCIAL OVERVIEW - MAIN

PAST Performance

Expenditure trends for the Department over the past five years:


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EXPENDITURE TRENDS FROM 2004 -WTE

Revenue and expenditure trend

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Challenges

CHALLENGES

  • Water quality issues

  • Water losses in the municipalities

  • Impact of land reform on commercial forestry

  • Financing mechanisms on forestry enterprise development

  • Capacity of local government to deliver (skills, finances)

  • Sustainability (e.g. ageing) of infrastructure – asset management

  • Project implementation of new national infrastructure

  • Impact of fires on timber supply


Challenges1

CHALLENGES

  • Legislative:

    • Water Services Act: Section 78; Reimbursement of Water Boards

    • Forestry Act,

    • National Water Act: Regulatory Framework not integrated;

  • Institutions

    • Oversight

    • Establishment

    • Sustainability

  • Finance

    • SAP – Large system that requires proper implementation and post implementation refinements– long term, user requirements

    • Inadequate capacity (lack of skilled resources)

    • Segregation between Exchequer and Trading Entity – functions, staff issues

    • Extensive infrastructure assets – magnitude, spatial distribution/location: Auditable asset plans needed

  • Rehabilitation and refurbishment of ageing national infrastructure


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ANNUAL REVIEW 2007/08

PROGRAMME 1: ADMINISTRATION


Administration functions branches

ADMINISTRATION FUNCTIONS / BRANCHES

  • Corporate Services

    • HR

    • IT

    • Communications

  • Finance

  • ODG

  • Ministry


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ACHIEVEMENTS CORPORATE SERVICES 2007/08


Dwaf five year review service delivery a five year review 2004 to date ms pam yako

ACHIEVEMENTS CORPORATE SERVICES 2007/08


Dwaf five year review service delivery a five year review 2004 to date ms pam yako

ACHIEVEMENTS CORPORATE SERVICES 2007/08


Achievements finance 2007 08

ACHIEVEMENTS FINANCE 2007/08


Achievements wte 2007 08

ACHIEVEMENTS WTE 2007/08


History of audit outcomes

HISTORY OF AUDIT OUTCOMES

2003/04 Annual Report. Adverse opinion as the department did not comply with S40(1)(b) of the PFMA

2004/05. Audit report contained various items that led to emphasis of matter

2005/06 annual report- financial statements prepared on accrual basis. Disclaimer as material items did not meet the required reporting standards.


History of audit outcomes cont

HISTORY OF AUDIT OUTCOMEScont

2006/07 Audit Report qualified opinion

terms of the treatment of assets,

independent checks and reconciliations and the BAS reconciliation and an incomplete commitment register and

an emphasis of matter in relation to compliance with PFMA and performance monitoring

2007/08 Audit Report qualified opinion

mainly due to the incomplete asset register,

treatment of the suspense account and

the disclosure of loans and receivables.


Wte specific reorganisation initiatives

WTE SPECIFIC REORGANISATION INITIATIVES

Background

Trading entity was established in 1983 .

Water Services and Working for Water was moved from the Trading Entity to Main Account.

One consolidated Trading Account (Water Trading Entity and Equipment Trading Entity was merged .

Turnaround – financial situation from loss to profit – operation efficiency drive

Financial systems development and implementation - SAP


Projects undertaken wte

PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN - WTE

The following are the projects implemented to ensure an unqualified audit opinion:

  • Khanya

    - HR turnaround project

  • Sakhile

    • Infrastructure verification project

    • Resulted in Asset Register for Infrastructure assets that complies with minimum requirements

    • Improved asset management processes

  • Siyanqoba

    • Approved Asset Management, Revenue Management, and other business processes and policies

  • Hlanyisa

    • Moveable asset register project

    • Moveable asset register developed that complies with minimum requirements

  • SAP super users and trainers

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Overview of annual expenditure

OVERVIEW OF ANNUAL EXPENDITURE


Expenditure per programme 2007 08

EXPENDITURE PER PROGRAMME: 2007/08


Overview of annual financial statements mea

OVERVIEW OF ANNUAL FINANCIAL STATEMENTS - MEA


Reasons for underspending mea

REASONS FOR UNDERSPENDING - MEA

Administration: Under spending is mainly attributed to the transfer of staff to municipalities which could not be completed due to protracted negotiations with receiving municipalities and funds will be rolled over to 2007/08 financial year. Insignificant under expenditure.

Water Resources: Under spending is mainly attributed to the De Hoop Dam Project that could not commence as planned as a result of delays in finalising the Environmental Impact Assessment

Water Services: Under spending is mainly due to delays in finalising transfer agreements with local government in respect of transfer of schemes. Insignificant under expenditure.

Forestry: There was a delay in the implementation of the BE charter. Insignificant under expenditure


Overview of wte

OVERVIEW OF WTE

Operating revenue and expenditure analysis


Overview of wte1

OVERVIEW OF WTE


Overview of wte2

OVERVIEW OF WTE


2006 07 auditor general reports

2006/07: AUDITOR-GENERAL REPORTS


2007 08 ag report

2007/08: AG REPORT


Key highlights from ag report 2007 08

KEY HIGHLIGHTS FROM AG REPORT- 2007/08

  • Unsubstantiated additions to the asset register

  • Unverified biological assets

  • Unverified accounts receivable-WTE

  • Immovable assets- scientifically valued but more refinements required later

  • Non-compliance/No adherence to policies and procedures wrt to: Debtors and DoRA

  • Lack of staff skills- capacity

  • Management monitoring and reviews of transactions


Action current projects

ACTION: CURRENT PROJECTS

  • Sakhile – Immovable asset management project

  • Moveable asset management project: to be finalised in March 2009

  • SAP implementation (system, training etc.)

  • Accounting firm – resources (capacity needs) in regions

  • Siyanqoba-Revenue function reorganisation project: addressing process issues around revenue management

  • WTE- Operational Efficiency Drive

  • Implementation of approved Finance structures for Regions

Clean Audit – March 2009


Wte specific reorganisation initiatives1

WTE SPECIFIC REORGANISATION INITIATIVES

Background

Trading entity was established in 1983 .

Water Services and Working for Water was moved from the Trading Entity to Main Account.

One consolidated Trading Account (Water Trading Entity and Equipment Trading Entity was merged .

Turnaround – financial situation from loss to profit – operation efficiency drive

Financial systems development and implementation - SAP


Audit outcome 2007 08 fifth year

AUDIT OUTCOME 2007/08 (FIFTH YEAR)

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ANNUAL REVIEW: 2007/08

PROGRAMME 2:

WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT


Water resources management branches

WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT BRANCHES

  • Policy and Regulation

  • Regions

  • National Water Resources Infrastructure


Equitable and sustainable supply

ACHIEVEMENTS 2007/08

EQUITABLE AND SUSTAINABLE SUPPLY


Equitable and sustainable supply1

ACHIEVEMENTS 2007/08

EQUITABLE AND SUSTAINABLE SUPPLY


Protection policies and measures

ACHIEVEMENTS 2007/08

PROTECTION POLICIES AND MEASURES


Achievements 2007 08

ACHIEVEMENTS 2007/08

NATIONAL WATER RESOURCES INFRASTRUCTURE


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ANNUAL REVIEW: 2007/08

PROGRAMME 3: WATER SERVICES


Water services branches

WATER SERVICES BRANCHES

  • Policy and Regulation

  • Regions


Achievements 2007 081

ACHIEVEMENTS 2007/08

Basic sanitation and water services provision:


Achievements 2007 082

ACHIEVEMENTS 2007/08

  • National transfers – 97% of targeted schemes have been transferred; remaining 3% in final stages

  • Regional Bulk Infrastructure – R1.4b allocated over three years, R300m for 2007/08

  • Sector Policies, Regulations, Guidelines and Strategies

    • Draft National Water Services Regulation Strategy

    • Revised draft Revised Water Services Bill

    • Facilitation of the adoption and approval of a joint National Water Services Sector Support Strategy

    • Draft Institutional Reform Strategy

    • Infrastructure Asset Management Strategy

    • Draft Intergovernmental Relations Framework

    • Good Practice Report on Free Basic Water, billing systems, meter reading and tariff structures

    • Draft guideline for Debt Management of Water Boards


Achievements 2007 083

ACHIEVEMENTS 2007/08

  • Masibambane

    • Financing agreement Masibambane 3 amounting to R68 billion signed

    • Masibambane 3 = Water for growth and development, integrates water services and water resources

    • Draft concept document for Water for growth and development

  • Local government support

    • Planning support – development of key performance indicator structure reports for each Water Service Authority (WSA) as part of IDP review process; development of backlog eradication strategies for each WSA

    • Technical assessment of all new Municipal Infrastructure Grant (MIG) projects for water supply and sanitation

    • Eight technical experts deployed to relevant municipalities

    • “A water services authority legislative handbook” been published as a tool that will be an enabler for regulatory support and reinforcement of regulations and compliance


Achievements 2007 084

ACHIEVEMENTS 2007/08

  • Provision of Basic Services

    • 84% of South African population have access to Free Basic Water

    • 97.6% of WSAs implementing Free Basic Water programme

  • Vuna Awards

    • Effective and best support to local government Vuna Award given to DWAF by the Centre of Public Service Innovation

  • 2010 FIFA World Cup

    • Water sector business plan and implementation strategy which covers adequate water and sanitation services, public toilets and greening in host cities, has been developed

    • All host cities have water safety and security plans


Annual review 2007 08 programme 4 forestry

ANNUAL REVIEW 2007/08PROGRAMME 4:FORESTRY


Five year review 2003 2004

FIVE YEAR REVIEW 2003/2004

  • Policy on transfer of natural forests and state forest land (e.g. nurseries) finaliZed

  • Fire Protection Association regulations gazetted

  • Fire Danger Rating System notice issued

  • SADC Forestry Protocol ratified by Parliament

  • Criteria and Indicators (for SFM) published piloted in various forest types and scales


2004 2005

2004/2005

  • Conclusion of lease agreements for state plantations (Amathole & MTO)

  • FinaliZation of delegation of the management control of indigenous forests to SANPARKS in the Southern Cape and Tsitsikama areas.

  • Amendment of NFA and NVFFA

  • Forestry incorporated into the PGDS’s of both Limpopo and E Cape Provinces

  • Audits of leased plantations conducted


2005 2006 i

2005/2006 i

  • Forestry BBBEE Charter process launched and Steering Committee members appointed

    • Charter development process launched at the Forestry Indaba in April 2005 & Steering Committee established

    • During 2005/06 a draft Charter was developed

    • Consultative workshops took place & specific workshops for women to ensure their participation & involvement

  • Signing of agreement with the Russian Federation on Forestry (exchange of expertise and information agreed on)

  • 59 Fire Protection Association registered

  • Criteria and Indicators manual, checklist and guidelines (for sustainable forest management) produced

  • MoU with South African Weather Services signed to communicate dangers of fires


2005 2006 ii

2005/2006 ii

  • Forest Enterprise Development

    • Central to government’s poverty eradication agenda and key component of BBBEE in Forest Sector

    • Initiatives include: Transfer of State Forests; afforestation strategy for EC & KZN; and inclusion of forestry as key sector in PGDSs

    • Support establishment of community projects – R 2 million spent from the Community Facilitation Fund

  • Access to benefits from State Forests

    • Participatory Forestry Projects initiated to promote sustainable job opportunities & socio-economic upliftment


2006 2007 i

2006/2007 i

  • The Champion Trees and Protected Tree species list approved by Minister and gazetted

  • Partnership with Working on Fire for the roll-out of Firewise Campaign

  • Forests and woodlands symposium held in Port Elizabeth

  • EC Strategic Environmental Assessment completed for Water Management Area 12 (Mzimkhulu and Mzimvubu Catchments)

  • Law enforcement policy approved in October 2006


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2006/2007 ii

  • Forestry BBBEE Charter

    • SC approved Draft Charter and recommended the initiation of the final stakeholder consultation

  • Forest Enterprise Development & Livelihood Development

    • Continued projects initiated during 2005/06

    • Afforestation – roles clarified & afforestation guidelines and development protocols produced

    • Continued support to community projects

    • Studies conducted to identify further FED opportunities: Bee-keeping; forage mapping; and the potential of essential oils in enterprise development

  • National Greening Strategy

    • Revised National Greening Strategy approved and provincial & local government greening strategies drafted

  • Transfer of Assets

    • Initiatives launched to convert plantations into more viable forestry business packages & implement a strategy aimed at ensuring transferred packages that will contribute to social and economic development (M&M transfer formalized)


2007 2008

2007/2008

Regulations in place for forest management

  • Draft Regulations reviewed and finalized

  • National list of Champion Trees revised and updated for gazetting

  • Mapping of Kathu forest completed and proposal for gazetting Kathu as protected woodland submitted

  • Red Data natural forest species listed for biodiversity protection purposes

  • Forest sub type classification for three forest types completed


2007 20081

2007/2008

State of Forests Report

The 2006 State of Forestry Sector was compiled and reported to Parliament


2007 20082

2007/2008

Transformation/BBBEE Charter Targets

  • Charter Steering Committee finalised text of the Charter

  • Final Charter text submitted for third party analysis

  • Preparations for gazetting and signing the Charter underway

  • Minister appointed the Charter Council and the Chairperson

  • Implementation plan finalised based on comments received from Regions

  • Forest Charter Implementation Unit’s role and functions finalized and process to establish unit initiated

  • Negotiations with the Industrial Development Cooperation (IDC) have been initiated, regarding the disbursement of FED funds


2007 20083

2007/2008

Community development

  • In Mpumalanga 2 projects are supported (i.e. Salique – Forestry land released and technical support to communities provided)

  • Injaka – Business development and institutional arrangements

  • Gauteng – Nursery cooperative initiated and in process of registration. Project/ business plan developed. Marula utilisation programme initiated.

  • KZN – Sokhulu Multipurpose Nursery: Concept document developed for the nursery

  • Indigenous Aloe nursery in Empangeni– Task team including the local municipality formed to develop a project plan and help drive the project


2007 20084

2007/2008

Community development

  • North West – Mooifontein plantation: Produced a turn around strategy with local government which includes planting of hybrid Eucalyptus

  • Eastern Cape – Nqabhara: Establishing Community Forestry Agreement bestowing rights and responsibilities for management and use the forest

  • Limpopo – Morebeng Land Reform Project: MoU in place with LIBSA, FSA and DWAF

  • Vhembe and Mopani Small growers – Established and registered a cooperative

  • Northern Cape: 2 nurseries

  • Conversion of wattle jungle continued with Ithemba Trust


2007 20085

2007/2008

Transfers and land management

Assignment of DWAF’s IFM function to the Provincial Government

KZN: Transfer of Mtunzini and Sokhulu plantations not finalized due to land reform process not being finalized

Mpumalanga: Transfer of Injaka plantation

Limpopo: Transfer of Rossbach plantation

Compliance audits were conducted in MTO, Singisi, SiyaQhubeka lease packages

Rentals collected from MTO, SQF, Singisi and AFC leases

Manzengwenya and Mbazwana transfer model approved


2007 20086

2007/2008

Fire governance and regulation

  • A total of 34 FPAs registered in high to extreme fire risk areas covering an area of 6 million hectares

  • Three FPA registered in low to medium veldfire risk areas

  • NVIS being used to capture fire incidents and modified to allow capturing of fire incidents outside FPA areas

  • Full implementation of the National Fire Danger Rating System not achieved


2007 20087

2007/2008

Management of state plantations

Total of 16 audits on commercial plantations completed and 3 on Indigenous forest estates

Corrective Actions Required are being taken in plantations & indigenous forest areas

Annual Plans of Operations were implemented and management on plantations progressed as planned

Updated the growing stock management plans and stock maps

Updated 41 maps for Category B Commercial plantations and 38 Category C plantations

Total area planted in this year is 4849 ha, constitute 30% of the unplanted area

Fire protection plans were developed and refined

A total of 105 fires damaged or destroyed 2373 ha of planted area, constituting 4% of the planted estate


2007 20088

2007/2008

Greening and community development

  • 501 000 Fruit trees planted

  • 145 000 Ornamental indigenous species planted

  • Only Gauteng and Mpumalanga has reached the provincial targets

  • 2010 World Cup interventions:

  • DWAF plan in place including water and forestry

  • DWAF greening plan amalgamated and aligned to DEAT GREEN plan

  • Plan communicated to host cities


2007 20089

2007/2008

Greening and community development

  • Local government has developed and aligned greening plans (all Metros, Rustenburg, Midvaal, and Ngaka Modiri Molema district municipality)

  • Million Trees Programmed (Other initiatives)

  • Draft MoUs negotiated with DALA in Mpumalanga, GDACE and Department of Health in Gauteng

  • Joint greening project with Department of Agriculture in the Western Cape at Villiersdorp.

  • Developing an integrated Clean and Green Programme with Ethekwini Metro

  • In the Regions 105 Arbor week events were organised and successfully executed

  • In total 22 Eduplant events were supported

  • Mpumalanga hosted the Arbor City Award program this year and Mkhondo local municipality was awarded the title


Challenges2

Challenges

  • Impact of land claims on commercial forestry

  • Governance (transfer of indigenous forests to other state institutions)

  • Negative impact of fires on timber supply

  • Financing mechanisms for forestry enterprise development

  • Post settlement support


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