SA’s contaminated water poses danger to agriculture

riversSouth African river water is highly contaminated with a cocktail of bacteria. This water is used to irrigate agricultural produce all over the country and, if eaten raw, the contaminated food reaches and can cause illness in consumers.

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Fracking will pollute water, causing cancer

KwaZulu-Natal – SA’s top water research body has warned the government to think carefully about the serious risk of water pollution from cancer-causing chemicals and radioactive compounds from future underground “fracking” operations across huge swathes of the country.

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