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24 March 2017 21:53 (South Africa)

Government formulates acid water drainage plan

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

On Monday water affairs minister Buyelwa Sonjica briefed the media on the government's plan to deal with the acid mine water crisis in Johannesburg. While she was short on specific details, she did indicated that part of the plan included building a pump station (slated to cost R185 million) to drain the water. The cabinet has also appointed an inter-ministerial committee to address the matter. The committee will present its findings to the Cabinet within six weeks. Read more: TimesLive

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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