/ 14 January 2023

Sewage pollution in the Northern Cape is killing the province’s lifeline – the Orange River

River Sediment Survey
On guard: A member of the Gariep Watch NGO tests sediment in the Orange River, along which grapes are farmed. Photos: Fritz Bekker & Hoberman Collection/Getty Images
Criminal charges have been filed against the municipal managers of a number of towns for polluting the Vaal and Orange rivers

This content is restricted to subscribers only.

Join the M&G Community

Our commitment at the Mail & Guardian is to ensure every reader enjoys the finest experience. Join the M&G community and support us in delivering in-depth news to you consistently.

Subscription enables:

  • - M&G community membership
  • - independent journalism
  • - access to all premium articles & features
  • - a digital version of the weekly newspaper
  • - invites to subscriber-only events
  • - the opportunity to test new online features first

Already a subscriber?