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South Africa prepared for 2010 ecological impact

Posted by: Saving Water SA (Cape Town, South Africa) – partnered with Water Rhapsody conservation systems – 02 June 2010

Like any major fixture involving large crowds of people and infrastructure there is a cost: the environmental impact. One feasibility study found that the 2010 event will generate a staggering 2.8 million tons of carbon […]

2010 tap water is safe to drink

Posted by: Saving Water SA (Cape Town, South Africa) – partnered with Water Rhapsody conservation systems – 18 March 2010

Tap water in the 2010 Soccer World Cup host cities is safe to drink; the water affairs department assured soccer fans on Wednesday.

Visitors could be certain the tap water in host cities complied with required standards, Water Affairs Minister Buyelwa Sonjica told journalists, speaking in Cape Town at the release of her department’s 2010 Host Cities Drinking Water Quality Management Audit Report.

According to the document all nine host cities – Cape Town, Ethekwini, Johannesburg, Mangaung, Nelson Mandela Bay, Nelspruit, Polokwane, Rustenburg and Pretoria – have achieved Blue Drop status.

Blue Drop certification means the city concerned has scored 95% or higher for its compliance with chemical and microbiological standards. Continue reading 2010 tap water is safe to drink