Contaminated irrigation water a threat to public health and exports

The recently reported discovery of dangerous cholera, salmonella and E. coli bacteria in the floodwaters and soils of Port Alfred in the Eastern Cape has, once again…

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highlighted concerns about the potential negative impacts that contaminated irrigation water could have on human health and agricultural export markets. A report resulting from a detailed study on the causes and effects of, and possible solutions to, contaminated irrigation water in South was set to be released in about two months’ time.

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