Western Cape dam levels fall to less than half their capacity Tammy Petersen, News24 | News24 2016/12/14 Cape Town – The average water level of Western Cape dams is less than 50% of capacity, local government MEC Anton Bredell confirmed on Wednesday. Dams in the province are currently at an average of 49.81%, compared to […]
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Sizwe sama Yende | City Press 06:00 23/10/2016 A permanent fetid smell wafts in the air in Sakhile township near Standerton where residents have given up on fruitless attempts to get the Lekwa municipality to upgrade sewerage infrastructure. Concerned locals wonder whether real change will come the day the sewage flowing into the Vaal River […]
Article written by: Alex Fouche (SACS Subscriber and Fish Population Specialist) Water quality is a critical factor in anybody of water. A balanced aquatic ecosystem contains a fairly low population of algae and aquatic weeds, a healthy and stable amount of fish and invertebrates, as well as other forms of nutrient and oxygen levels. An overpopulation of […]
Dear Angler I wish to share with you an experience that has fulfilled the joy of angling in my angling career. The purpose of this letter is to communicate it to you. Conventional angling (or many times referred to as “Papgooi”) is part of the South African angler’s legacy that is practiced only in our […]
South Africa is in the grip of the worst ever El Niño event in recorded history. But experts say the problem of dwindling water supply pales in comparison to the problem of water quality. Blue-green algae – an organism that releases a toxin similar to snake venom – has infiltrated two thirds of South Africa’s […]
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Kindly open “Read more” and then click on the link shown to open the article: Climate Change in South Africa