Media Article:
Anglo keer besoedeling met drywende vleilande
26 January 2015
Anglo American is “bekommerd” oor die uitwerking wat sy mynboubedrywighede op die Olifantsrivier het. 300 “drywende vleilande” in ’n dam in ’n sytak van die rivier geplaas om so besoedeling by een van sy steenkoolmyne te keer.
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Media Article:
Habitat rehabilitation can boost ecosystems and create jobs
2 May 2014
The continuous and active rehabilitation and remediation of habitats not only improves the robustness of the habitats and provides space for natural ecology to take place, but also creates sustainable employment.
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Parliamentary Q&A:
Ennis pupils report pollution to Human Rights Commission 19 September 2014
Pupils from the Ennis Thabong School in Hartbeespoort have submitted a complaint to the SAHRC about problems of sewage pollution in the Madibeng Municipality. They were alerted to the problem when they began to test water quality in the Swartspruit near their school.
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Document: Phase I Peer Review and Follow-up Report, March 2013

The City of Lahti started the Local Government partnership with the Bojanala Platinum District Municipality (BPDM) in 1996 as part of the North-South Local Government Co-operation Programme, which focusses on equal co-operation between local governments in Finland and in Africa. Since 2006 the North-South Programme has carried out several peer reviews and follow-up plans with its partners.

Delegates from Lahti visited the Harties programme in February 2013. This visit resulted in the Phase I Peer Review and Follow-up Report, March 2013. The report includes an overview of the programme, outcomes of the activities and recommendation.
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[*Since 2007]
Hyacinths
Removed
44 280+ m3
Sediments
Excavated 11 500
tons & dredged
50 tons
Wetlands
Rehabilitated 8 530m²
shoreline & constructed
5 000m² floating wetlands
Foodweb
Removed
210+ tons
of unwanted fish
Litter & Debris
Removed
2 400+ tons
Algae
Removed
31 million+ litres
ICC
7 161 Visitors
6 533 Learners
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9 Algae booms
& litter trap
Monitoring
Monthly & Quarterly
monitoring
Clear Water State
September - November 2012
Blue Drop Score
Madibeng Local Municipality
57.93%
Old Mutual
assist with improving the dam
Dam Level
96%
Water Temperature
20°C
Clear Water State
Visibility 2 - 4 m
Harties Temperature
Min: 16°C    Max: 32°C
Wind: NNW 18km/h

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