/ 20 November 2021

South African rowing in peril as Roodeplaat dam gets choked by plant colonies

Roodeplaat Andymkosi 20copy
Superspreader: Workers have been contracted to remove the hyacinth in the dam, but it’s too little, too late, as the coverage area can double every week. (Andy Mkosi)
Poorly treated wastewater in Tshwane is to blame for the water hyacinth and cyanobacteria colonies

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