Problem of Polution
"Water is undoubtedly the most precious natural resource that exists on our planet.  Without the seemingly invaluable compound comprised of hydrogen and oxygen, life on Earth would be non-existent: it is essential for everything on our planet to grow and prosper.  Although we as humans recognize this fact, we disregard it by polluting our rivers, lakes, and oceans. Subsequently, we are slowly but surely harming our planet to the point where organisms are dying at a very alarming rate.  In addition to innocent organisms dying off, our drinking water has become greatly affected as is our ability to use water for recreational purposes.  In order to combat water pollution, we must understand the problems and become part of the solution."
News Papers
These are some articles Found in our local Newspapers about Plution in and around South Africa
Premier Thabang Makwetla names the initial cause of the diarrhoea outbreak
Dan Fuphe and Sapa
16 November 2007
Premier Thabang Makwetla names the initial cause of the diarrhoea outbreak
The initial cause of the diarrhoea outbreak in Delmas was water contamination, said Mpumalanga Premier Thabang Makwetla yesterday.
“When the outbreak was reported last month, we discovered that the water was contaminated.”
But Makwetla said more cases were reported after the water was purified to meet quality standards. Makwetla, accompanied by four of the province’s MECs, visited Delmas for the latest update on the outbreak by health officials .
London Water Polution
 iol febuary 25 2005
By Karin Strohecker

London - Unsafe drinking water and poor sanitation kill 4 000 children every day, global health experts said on Friday.

They described the deaths as a "silent humanitarian crisis" and called for immediate action.

"There should be an outcry, from the health community above all, for immediate, concerted efforts to confront the reality that sanitation coverage rates in the developing world barely keep pace with population growth," said Dr Jamie Bartram, of the World Health Organisation (WHO).

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