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Hartenbos River polluted – AfriForum intervenes

February 23, 2017 deur Natasha Venter

Ammonia levels in the Hartenbos River have significantly increased as a result of breakdowns at the sewage plant that caused pure ammonia to spill into the river. Polluted water also flowed across the road and seeped into the Hartenbos River … Continue reading

Welkom’s drinking water is clean and safe for use

November 20, 2015 deur Esmarie Prinsloo

Welkom’s drinking water is clean, safe for use and meets all health standards. AfriForum has confirmed this fact with Sedibeng Water.

AfriForum submits #WaterCrisis petition to Parliament

November 4, 2015 deur Esmarie Prinsloo

The civil rights organisation AfriForum submitted a petition to Parliament in a desperate call for action regarding the water crisis in South Africa.

Water time bomb explodes, as predicted by AfriForum

November 1, 2015 deur Esmarie Prinsloo

AfriForum said, following the announcement of water shedding by the Minister of Water and Sanitation (DWS), Ms. Nomvula Mokonyane.

Government to blame for water restrictions; AfriForum delivers vote of no confidence

October 27, 2015 deur Esmarie Prinsloo

Government is the reason why South Africa’s water is drying up. This is the view of the environmental affairs division of civil rights group AfriForum.