South Africa: Cape Town Stops Contamination of Elsieskraal River

24 Sep 2007 by Local Press Report
CAPE TOWN, South Africa

— Cape Town is upgrading the control and security systems at the Langa sewage pump station to stop contamination of the Elsieskraal River Vandalism of control equipment at the station contributed to the sewage spill into the river, according to local officials. The major pump station has sufficient capacity for the next 30 years, but the sewer system in northern areas of the city was constructed in 1951 and should be upgraded. Funds for the upgrade at the station were approved at the end of last month, and the design, drawings and tender documents for the sewers has been completed. The city also allocated $5...

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