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A Voice for Water 

ARMOUR was formed in 2015 further to a group of concerned citizens taking action to address a major sewage spill into the Jukskei River in Johannesburg.

Determined to find out what had happened, who was responsible for the incident and how could it be resolved, a core team of volunteers was mandated to form a working group with representatives from Johannesburg Water, the City of Joburg and the Department of Water & Sanitation.

With positive results 'The Voice for Water' was subsequently 'heard' and an ongoing relationship was established as platform between civil society and those responsible for managing OUR water.

Over time a 'network of networks' has been developed which welcomes those who align with a shared vision for clean & safe waterways. Constructively challenging and co-operating with parties accountable for incidents the following approach underpins the team's success:

ARMOUR litter collecting
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'Catchment to Catchment'

Action taking place

'it's not about picking up other peoples litter, fixing leaks, stopping sewage or illegal activities,
it's about awareness, knowledge transfer, subsequent behavioural change & the impact of being part of a sustainable solution'

8 August, 2020

Clean up of the Klein Jukskei with Jozi Clean.

11 August, 2020

Friends of Sandspruit clean up.

15 August, 2020

Clean up of the Klein Jukskei with Jozi Clean.

6 September, 2020

3 Rivers Clean up across 3 regions together.

24 September, 2020

Heritage Day Diepsloot Football Match & Wetland Inspection

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27 September, 2020

#WorldRiversDay #AVoice4Water

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3 October, 2020

Diepsloot Number 3 #AVoice4Water

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13 September, 2020

Diepsloot here we come!

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19 September, 2020

Diepsloot Football Clean up!

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20 September, 2020

Spruit Day Events across Braamfontein, Sandspruit and Klein Jukskei Rivers. 

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20 September, 2020

Hennops Pride Resort to celebrate Heritage Day by the River. 

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Meet Our Team

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Anthony Duigan


Willem Hazewindus


Helen Duigan


Mark McClue

Sustainable Impact

John du Plessis


Willem Snyman

River Reserves

Dr Irvin Jukes


Dr Chris Curtis

Applied Research

Andrew Barker
Environmental Town Planner

Our Impact

Northern Works
Hartbeespoort Dam
Leeukop Prison

Let us know if yOUR waterway needs a Voice!

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Become a Water Warrior or River Monitor

Our Gallery

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Water Warriors


Working Groups

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Clean ups

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Clean ups

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N3 Highway

Working Groups


Clean ups

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