17 September 2018 - NW2475
Paulsen, Mr N M to ask the Minister of Water and Sanitation
What are the pollution levels of each river in South Africa in the 2017-18 financial year?
A total of 440 water monitoring sites in the nine (9) water management areas were monitored for chemical monitoring programme in 2017/18 financial year. Salinity levels for rivers were regarded as good to very good indicating moderate to less pollution in 80% of the coverage in the nine (9) water management areas.