'South Africa's biggest water pollution culprit is Government'

29 February 2016 - 18:24 By TMG Digital

The South African water sector is entering the early phase of a “perfect storm” driven by the convergence of significant drivers over which no individual has any direct control‚ says water expert Professor Anthony Turton. He says that South Africa is in the middle of an El Nino drought event‚ and yet is releasing an overwhelming amount of untreated or partially treated sewage into our dams and rivers every day.

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