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YWG September 2018 newsletter

Dear YWG supporter,

The August newsletter was all about the pollution in the mid-Vaal reaches but in the meantime the rivers in the Pretoria area are almost as bad according to Mariette Lieffrink of the FSE (Federation for a Sustainable Environment). Below is one of the photos of the foam-covered Hennops River which was included in a report to the DWS (Water Affairs & Sanitation) in July.

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YWG August 2018 newsletter

Dear YWG supporter,

It will not surprise you that this month’s newsletter is devoted solely to the mid-Vaal and the complete destruction wrought by the discharge of at least 150 million litres of raw sewage daily into SA’s most important river from Emfuleni’s sewage plants which decant into the Barrage reservoir. This was a disaster just waiting to happen despite SAVE’s (Save the Vaal) heroic efforts over the last 12 years to prevent this. 

 

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YWG July 2018 newsletter

Dear YWG supporter,

Here is the latest news.

 

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YWG June 2018 newsletter

Dear YWG member,

Here is the news for the month of June.

 

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YWG May Newsletter

Dear YWG member,

Here is the news for the month of May

 

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April Newsletter

Dear YWG member,

Here is the news for the month of April

 

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YWG March Newsletter

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Here is the news for the month -

 

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YWG February Newsletter

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YWG January Newsletter

Dear All,

All of the best for 2018 and here’s hoping it will be an improvement on 2017!

Here is some news for you:

 

The Water Research Commission has a study which may be of interest to you. This is titled “Scoping Study on the Development & Sustainable Utilization of Inland Fisheries – Vol 1 & 2”. As we may not post it on our website you will have to order it from the WRC. I asked Peter Mills to summarise the main points and he writes:

 

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YWG December Newsletter

Dear All,

Here is the news for the last month of the year:

 

 

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