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It was foreseen that there would be challenges with the current short term treatment of AMD within the Western, Eastern and Central Basins. The Department of Environmental Affairs granted exemption for the construction and operation of the High Density Sludge Plants in the Western, Eastern and Central Basins and the discharge of neutralised AMD (in […]
Hennops Revival awarded Mariette Liefferink of the FSE a Certificate of Appreciation for her contribution to the Revival of the Hennops River over the past year. View the certificate below.
“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.
The FSE was a delegate in the National Water and Sanitation Summit and participated in the discussions on Commission 2: Financial Sustainability of the Water & Sanitation Sector and Commission 6: Managing Pollution and Water Quality. Summit programme available below.
See below for the FSE’s comments.
The Department of Water Affairs and civil society organisations have agreed that “some degree” of desalination should be added to the short-term plan for treating acid mine water threatening the water supply to the Witwatersrand
Without clean water, there is no dignity. And that’s why for Janet Love the acid mine drainage (AMD) crisis on the Witwatersrand’s goldfields centres on the preservation of human rights.