acid water

April 25, 2012

Desalinating acid mine water produces useful by-products

Process can make water drinkable and turn polluting elements into by-products While acid mine drainage is an added threat to South Africa’s already constrained water supply, […]
February 9, 2011

Johannesburg gold riches spawn acid water woes

South Africa’s city of gold, Johannesburg, may soon start being eaten away by acidic water flowing from the mines that created its astronomical fortunes. Mines dug […]
February 4, 2011

Government Must Respond to Acid Mine Water

Acid mine water is causing huge damage to plants, animals and the health of humans, otherwise legal steps will be taken to protect the people’s constitutional […]
August 19, 2010

Special task team to investigate acid water drainage in SA

Water Affairs Minister Buyelwa Sonjica has been mandated to urgently convene a special task team to investigate acid water drainage in some provinces. Briefing the media […]
August 3, 2010

Johannesburg on acidic water time bomb

Millions of litres of highly acidic mine water is rising up under Johannesburg and, if left unchecked, could spill out into its streets some 18 months […]