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SAWIS Implementation

Waste Information System Implementation guidelines 

This link enables the user to access the WIS Framework and Implementation Guidelines. The Implementation Guideline illustrates the step-by-step procedure to register as a user on the Central Registry, as well as the information requirements and how to report data to the SAWIS.

  • In 2006 the SAWIS was piloted in 2 provinces (Mpumalanga and Eastern Cape) while in 2007/8 SAWIS is further rolled out to identified districts.
  • In 2007/8 SAWIS is further rolled out to 3 provinces (KZN, Free State and North West).
  • In 2008/9 SAWIS is further rolled out to 2 provinces (Limpopo and Northern Cape)
  • 2009/10 SAWIS Alignment with Gauteng & Western Cape Provincial Waste Information Systems


For more information on SAWIS roll out contact: or


Tel: (012) 399 9832 / 9831




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