It is not normal for a society to be this unequal, hence we cannot adopt a standard or even classical approach to the challenges that we encounter, writes Ralph Mathekga.
Minister Nomvula Mokonyane's Department of Water and Sanitation wants an Integrated Master Plan to regulate future mining developments in SA and protect water resources.
The possible development of a coal mine near a pump station in the Vaal could threaten water supply to millions of people in northern South Africa, it has been reported.
Around R319m will be spent on an acid mine drainage project focused on the Witwatersrand area, says the department of water affairs.
A North West researcher has found that the organs of cattle kept in the area around the Wonderfontein Spruit have been contaminated with uranium and cobalt.
A proposed acid mine drainage treatment facility could threaten internationally-protected wetlands near Nigel, a report says.
Acid mine drainage (AMD) pumps installed in the Germiston area are expected to treat around 57 million litres of water a day, Water Affairs Minister Edna Molewa says.
The Water Research Commission has embarked on an extensive study which aims to map surface and underground water currently influenced by mines.
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