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South Africa: Cape Town's Approach to Sewage Disposal Causing 'Apocalyptic' Problems, Researchers Warn

[Daily Maverick] For years, scientists and Capetonians living near the Kuils River have expressed concern that the sewage flowing into the river from a nearby waste water treatment plant is both an environmental and health hazard. Researchers now say that the health consequences of the contamination are growing ever more severe: from people suffering E.coli poisoning of the intestine, to horses born without back legs....

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Published By: Allafrica - Thursday, 6 December