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Dry land: How the race for water could leave us high and dry, Part 2



Under increasing pressure to provide water to drought-weary citizens, officials in the Western Cape have begun drilling for groundwater. But speeding ahead with the drilling has already had concerning environmental consequences, including spilling sludge into river water, foreign algae blooms and the threatening of critically endangered fynbos that grows nowhere else in the world. By MARELISE VAN DER MERWE....

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Published By: dailymaverick - Monday, 12 March, 2018