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Water, Wastewater Infrastructure Crucial to Sustaining Ecosystems

Matt Ball on April 19, 2013 - in Wastewater, Water

In South Africa, inadequate wastewater treatment is deteriorating the quality of water and diminishing the capabilities of river systems to cope with contaminants. It is also costing industries that extract the water. This necessitates that consensus be developed through engagement among all industries on the effective treatment of wastewater and industrial pollution streams entering river systems to reduce costs to industry.

The importance of wastewater treatment functioning as a buffer between human health and environmental health means that the Green Drop wastewater treatment initiative is the most important water management innovation in the past five to ten years.

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Matt Ball is founder and editorial director of V1 Media, publisher of Informed Infrastructure, Earth Imaging Journal, Sensors & Systems, Asian Surveying & Mapping and the video news site GeoSpatial Stream.

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