water contamination

 
Government considers ban on microbeads after water is found to be contaminated
Government considers ban on microbeads after water is found to be contaminated
The government has set up a task team to look at imposing a total ban on microbeads – the tiny plastic beads used in cosmetics, toothpaste and...
Ministry should take over deteriorating wastewater treatment plants
Ministry should take over deteriorating wastewater treatment plants
The problem of the pollution of the Vaal Dam refuses to go away, despite government efforts to keep the chartered waters clean. The dam is facing a...
​Lekwa Teemane city manager suspended amid water crisis
​Lekwa Teemane city manager suspended amid water crisis
Lekwa Teemane municipal manager Andrew Makwapane has been suspended amid a water contamination crisis in Bloemhof, North West Premier Supra...
Illegal Gupta coal mine accused of polluting crop irrigation water
Illegal Gupta coal mine accused of polluting crop irrigation water
The modern story of Mpumalanga is of the war between farming and mining....
Water complaints flood human rights commission
Water complaints flood human rights commission
"Inadequate water and sanitation facilities impact on the realisation of other rights such as education, health, work and...
Bizos: Water to drink is an urgent need indeed
Bizos: Water to drink is an urgent need indeed
Some in the upper echelons of the government blame the Constitution, the courts, non-governmental organisations, lawyers and the media for the...
'There's shit in the water'
'There's shit in the water'
It was a scene almost perfectly designed to underscore Edna Molewa's dire warning. Even as the minister of water and environmental affairs said in...
Weekend of queues and confusion for thirsty Diepsloot
Weekend of queues and confusion for thirsty Diepsloot
"No, it's okay now, we tasted it and it's fine," said the man filling a container from the tap across the road from his home. "They say it's mixing...

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