A total of 674 social audits were conducted in the period 1 January to 31 December 2020. This results in a median of 56 social audits per month.

The use, storage, and/or disposal of biodegradable industrial wastewater, that is wastewater which contains predominantly organic waste from industrial/commercial activities, is classified as a Section 21(e) and/or 21(g) water use activity by the National Water Act 36 of 1998 (NWA).