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·    Be Water Wise" – Amount of Water used in a house

·    How is Tap Water Cleaned?

·    Where do we get our Drinking Water from?

·    How is Wastewater Cleaned?  

·    Water Wise Pledge

 

 

 

 

Kilburn Dam

with the hydroelectric

 power

 station within the

 mountain below

 

 

 

Producing electricity

 from water using a small hydroelectric plant

 

 

 

 

Driekloof Dam

spilling over a weir into the Sterkfontein Dam

 

 

 

 

The Katse Dam

in Lesotho

 

 

 

 

The Muela Dam

in Lesotho

 

 

 

Water from

Lesotho flowing into the Ash River

 

 

The Vaal River

Barrage Reservoir

 

 

 

 

  The Vaal Dam

 

 

 

A Rand Water Purification Station

 

 

  

 Rand Water pipeline

 

 

Planet Earth

from space

 

 

 

 

A reservoir being built

 

 

Clean, healthy

tap water

 

 

A cross section

 of a tap

 

 

A 'dual flush' toilet and a calabash basin

 

 

A wastewater

treatment works

 

 

The Vaal River

 

 

Litter in the Vaal River

 

 

A dam covered with duckweed, an invasive plant that thrives in water with high levels of nutrients.

 

 

Mining has an

impact on rivers

 

 

Industry has an

impact on rivers

 

 

Accidental water pollution

 

An informal settlement

 

 

A fish kill due to

a lack of

 oxygen in the water

 

 

Water is life

 

 

Water means food

 

 

The effects of drought

 

 

The damage of floods

 

 

A Wetland

 

 

A windmill drawing

up underground

 water into a tank

 

 

Pumping water from

 a rural borehole

 

 

The Water Cycle

 

 

 
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