“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.
Download the presentation by Prof. Tempelhoff 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 […]
The FSE’s written submission can be found below.
Due to the size of the report it has been split into two parts and compressed. Both parts of the report can be found below.
Dear Stakeholders, The enclosed weekly bulletin indicates the following: The total volume of surface water in storage nationally expressed as a percentage of full supply capacity of 223 dams with available data is for this week at 79.9%, a decrease from last week by -0.5% of the full supply capacity. Comparatively this week’s storage volume remains +14% higher than at the […]
Preliminary findings presentation to the WSSLG by Chris Heymans, World Bank.
The attached weekly bulletin indicates the following: 1. The total volume of surface water in storage nationally expressed as apercentage of full supply capacity of 223 dams being monitored is for this week at82.8%, a decrease from last week by -0.5% of the full supply capacity. Comparativelythis week’s storage volume is +13.7% higher than at […]