Mabola – Wakkerstroom

Everyone has the right to an environment that is not harmful to their health or well-being; and to have the environment protected, for the benefit of present and future generations, through reasonable legislative and other measures that prevent pollution and ecological degradation; promote conservation; and secure ecologically sustainable development and use of natural resources while… Continue reading Mabola – Wakkerstroom

Mining and water – Cullinan mine

  Where are all the Councillors of the Metro Tshwane?   An estimated 300 000 people in the East of Pretoria won't have access to running water for the foreseeable future - and who is responsible for that?   Where are the management, the engineers, the plumbers, the health inspectors, etc?    Do those 300 000 pay… Continue reading Mining and water – Cullinan mine

Water (purification) – Science news

Using light, a prototype “green” material can purify enough daily drinking water for four people in just one hour. In tests, it killed nearly 100 percent of bacteria in 10 liters of water, researchers report February 7 in Chem.  Materials scientist Guoxiu Wang of the University of Technology Sydney and colleagues created ultrathin sheets of graphitic… Continue reading Water (purification) – Science news

Jordania: Water – desalination

  Geen wateraanlegte is goedkoop nie en om te ontsout , asook "elektrisiteit" te voorsien, mag ook heelwat nadele hê wat in ag geneem moet word om die grond en sy inwoners/dieire te beskerm. The 12-billion dollar red to dead sea project for replenishing the receding Dead Sea also includes plans for hydro electric power… Continue reading Jordania: Water – desalination

Water – Besoedeling/Pollution

Natuurlik is ons water nie 100% veilig om te gebruik as waargeneem word wat in riviere afspoel, op pad na die groter damme wat uiteindelik in die krane beland nadat dit "gesuiwer" is en die res op pad na die oseaan.    Nie almal het die gerief van 'n kraan nie en nog minder die… Continue reading Water – Besoedeling/Pollution