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Groundwater Pollution

Groundwater pollution is a very serious problem. Unlike a lot of the pollution on the surface waters, like trash floating in the bay, groundwater pollution is harder to recognize until after illness has occurred. Groundwater, which is the  water that … Continue reading

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Dangers of Water

What is the Single Most Dangerous Use of Water? The most dangerous ‘use’ is the agricultural, industrial and municipal pollution that threatens human health. Pollution is very insidious because it  often happens out of sight and out of mind. The water … Continue reading

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Bitou council hopes ease Plett’s water problems

  Themba Boyi |   The Bitou Municipality has put out a tender for the construction of a desalination plant.The Water Affairs Department and the municipality have signed an agreement for the release of R20,000,000 to construct the plant in … Continue reading

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“Water-shedding” in the pipeline for Grahamstown

Due to the consistently low levels of dams in the Grahamstown area, the Makana Municipality is considering limiting water supplies in some parts of town. Addressing a media conference on Thursday, Makana Municipal Manager Ntombi Baart said this “water-shedding” process … Continue reading

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Large Hikes in SA’s drinking water tariffs on cards

South Africa’s water boards are proposing increases of between 6.2% and 43% to the cost of the potable bulk water they supply to the country’s municipalities. Such tariff increases, if accepted, are likely to push up the cost of drinking … Continue reading

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The Green Drop Report

          Municipalities battling to manage human waste will be scrutinised by the state. Water Affairs Minister Buyelwa Sonjica on Friday vowed a turn-around strategy will be implemented, to improve performance. Her ministry released its Green Drop … Continue reading

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Latest Rainfall in EC

Daily Rainfall over South Africa to the nearest mm Preliminary 24-hour rainfall data ending at 08:00 on the 2010-04-06 Rainfall in whole mm Eastern Cape ADDO ELEPHANT PARK 02 ALEXANDRIA – POL 12 ALIWAL-NORTH PLAATKOP 23 BUFFELSFONTEIN 16 BURGERSDORP – … Continue reading

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Rainfall in Eastern Cape

Daily Rainfall over South Africa to the nearest mm Preliminary 24-hour rainfall data ending at 08:00 on the 2010-04-01 Rainfall in whole mm   EASTERN CAPE ALIWAL-NORTH PLAATKOP 10 CAPE ST FRANCIS 04 EAST LONDON WO 10 ELLIOT 08 JAMESTOWN … Continue reading

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Is Grahamstown’s water safe yet?

Many of the attendees at the water forum were frustrated that there were no clear cut answers as to whether Grahamstown’s water is safe to drink. Even though there was a consultant panel of scientists and what Rhodes Vice- Chancellor … Continue reading

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