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 […]
Report can be viewed and downloaded below.
Original article can be read here. Article written by Angus Begg There are 52 million E. coli counts per 100ml water within the Kaalspruit, one of the sources of the significant Hennops River in Gauteng. The acceptable limit is 400 to 600 counts — without the millions. Originating in Tembisa, the Kaalspruit is at its […]
Appeal Submission below for viewing and download.
“E.Coli counts in tributaries feeding the Hennops River run into tens of millions, far above the allowed limit” – Mail & Guardian. Download and read the full article below.
‘People the same as pigs’ in the VaalBy Sheree Bega | 16 Oct 2020 Foul: Pigs root in sludge in Emfuleni municipality. (Photos: Delwyn Verasamy/M&G) Clutching her one-year-old son, Monica Ndakisa jumps onto a brick to avoid the sewage that runs like a dark stain across the passage in her home. “We’ve lived like this […]