Spraying toxic herbicide on Vaal River to rid it of water lettuce ‘is criminal’
/ 22 February 2024

Spraying toxic herbicide on Vaal River to rid it of water lettuce ‘is criminal’

Water specialists have said the use of glyphosate is in contravention of the National Water Act and is a risk for humans and toxic for aquatic life

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Vaal River residents say water lettuce is ‘national crisis’
/ 14 February 2024

Vaal River residents say water lettuce is ‘national crisis’

If allowed to pass the Vaal River Barrage, the plant has access to a journey of about 1 000km of the middle and lower Vaal river, the Bloemhof Dam and then into the Orange river

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