Dr Sean Phillips provides a response on the ongoing sewage pollution in Wonderfonteinspruit.
Presentation available 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 report can be viewed and downloaded below.
Notwithstanding the SAHRC’s findings pursuant to the Commission’s investigation in September, 2018, namely that: – the Emfuleni Municipality caused the sewage pollution of the Vaal, – the DWS and the DEFF had not been able to hold the Emfuleni Municipality accountable, – there was extensive non-compliance at all spheres of government, Compliance with the following […]
Article by Sheree Bega One of the three plants designed to treat polluted water from old underground mines in the Witwatersrand’s three mining basins is still not up and running, five months after operations ground to a halt. Read the full article here.
The FSE’s comments raised on the summit can be found below.