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Climate Change is Real

changes in weather and storm prevalence, it’s getting harder to turn a blind eye to the reality of climate change […]

Acid mine drainage report delayed

The report, which was drawn up by a range of experts and was ready in October last year, has been kept secret for reasons not yet explained by the water affairs ministry […]

Johannesburg gold riches spawn acid water woes

South Africa’s city of gold, Johannesburg, may soon start being eaten away by acidic water flowing from the mines that created its astronomical fortunes. […]

Water solutions stagnate behind red tape

Source: Times Live The country’s water crisis is past the eleventh hour as red-tape and interdepartmental bureaucracy remain major stumbling blocks to addressing the problem, trade union United Association of SA (UASA) said on Wednesday.

Water pollution

“Since March this year, it has taken the trade union UASA three well-publicised high-level […]

Growing concerns over water crisis

A looming water crisis and regulatory red tape add significant risks to South Africa’s mining industry, according to Anthony Turton, director at Touchstone Resources. […]

The race against toxic mine water

Toxic mine water surfaced eight years ago just west of Johannesburg, and still flows out of the ground during heavy rains. […]

10 facts about Water Scarcity

Water scarcity forces people to rely on unsafe sources of drinking water. It also means they cannot bathe or clean their clothes or homes properly. Water shortage.. […]

Water scarcity warning by Deputy Minister

“South Africa is a water-stressed country. We need to harvest water because failure to do so will result in water shortages… food insecurities.” – DWAF […]

Guateng’s water supply

There is however a very valid reason to all this speculation other than human curiosity to be prepared for the worst case scenario. […]

Contaminated by acid mine water

I saw dead fish floating and I appeal to people not to swim there. The water is polluted… acid mine drainage […]