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Dr Sean Phillips provides a response on the ongoing sewage pollution in Wonderfonteinspruit.
“According to the National Water and Sanitation Master Plan (2018) 56% of waste water treatment works and 44% of water treatment works are in a poor or critical condition. 11% are dysfunctional…” Full report attached below.
FSE’S COMMENTS ON THE VAAL INTERVENTION PLAN The FSE is a member of the Vaal Intervention Steering Committee. The first attached Report was presented during a meeting with the Deputy Minister (DM) of Water and Sanitation, DM Mahlobo to the Vaal Intervention Steering Committee on the 4th of February 2022 during the Section 63 Stakeholder Engagement […]
“The Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has had its eye on Tshwane for a while. In 2019, the water in Hammanskraal — long a stretch of township serviced by Snyman’s Rooiwal plant — was declared unfit for human consumption by the Commission, based on findings by the CSIR.” – Angus Begg (Daily Maverick). Read the full […]
INTRODUCTION: The SAHRC Report on the Gauteng Provincial Inquiry into the sewage pollution of the City of Tswane Rivers and the Roodeplaat Dam (26 October 2021) recommends that the situation regarding failing Waste Water Treatment Works (WWTWs) in South Africa and its subsequent pollution of South Africa’s water resources be declared a national disaster. Please refer […]