High levels of E.coli in Benoni's Homestead Dam


- benonicitytimes.co.za | 7 months ago

“The intolerable levels of E.

coli found in the water at Homestead Dam could possibly lead to negative economic implications for the local industries reliant on activities around the dam,” said Democratic Alliance (DA) councilor Malanie Haggard This comes after an independent analysis of the dam water indicated it is unfit for human consumption and poses a health risk to anyone using it for recreational purposes. In addition, Haggard highlighted the hyacinth problem that is plaguing many other dams and lakes in Ekurhuleni.

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