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Kruger Park River Polluted by Acid Water From Mine

Highly acidic water flowed from a dam filled with waste rock into Selati River near Phalaborwa resulting in “a massive fish kill […]

Acid mine water to be purified

The strategy emphasised water conservation, water demand management, increased use of ground water, reuse of waste water, the creation of dams and transfer schemes, desalination and treatment of AMD. […]

Acid mine water: Is Gauteng dying?

Acid mine water, now so prevalent in Gauteng, has until recently generally been regarded as the industrialists’ and mine owners’ problem. However, the stage has now been reached in Gauteng’s Central, Western and Eastern Basins in which much property with foundations reaching below ground level is threatened.

Acid Mine Drainage (AMD), which is contaminated water […]

Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority to start cleaning up acid mine drainage

Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority steps in to oversee the short the short term cleaning up of acid mine drainage […]

Rising water table swamps Jozi

Joburg roads are starting to crumble because of the rising water table. Underground water is seeping through the roads and causing huge sinkholes and flooding into neighbouring properties.

Acid mine water flooding Johannesburg

Affected residents are facing costs of thousands of rand to install special drainage systems because the Joburg Roads Agency […]

Pumping of acid mine water to start in a year’s time

The pumping of the acid mine water rising under Johannesburg would begin in a year’s time, just four months before the “environmental critical level” was reached […]

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. […]

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. […]

The dripping water bomb

Education is vital to prevent a catastrophic water crisis in South Africa. However it is up the individuals to take action with the knowledge they learn. South Africa is on the brim of a disastrous water crisis. A crisis that spread across the entire country and it is not limited the the droughts of the […]

Looming water crisis report (NEDLAC)

research by leading scientists and activists into the effect of acid mine water drainage and widespread pollution […]