/ 29 April 2022

Deep concern over rising underground tide of toxic acidic mine water on East Rand

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Threat: The rising water level will affect mining underground and should the toxic acid mine water break to the surface the groundwater could be contaminated. Photo: Delwyn Verasamy
Broken abstraction pumps at the Eastern basin treatment plant mean that water supply may become contaminated, posing a serious threat

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