SAHRC findings warn that Vaal River may be damaged ‘beyond repair’
The 19 million residents dependant on the Vaal River are now confirmed to be at serious risk due to being exposed to pollution and raw sewage.
Raw sewage flowing into the Vaal River from pump stations in the Emfuleni municipality‚ posing environmental and health risks. Communities affected by the pollution include Vereeniging‚ Sebokeng‚ Boipatong and Sharpeville. Picture: Nigel Sibanda