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WELCOME TO SAVE THE VAAL ENVIRONMENT

SAVE THE VAAL ENVIRONMENT (SAVE) is a non-profit organisation formed in the 1990’s to protect the Vaal River and its environs from pollution. SAVE’s mandate extends from the Vaal Dam in the east to Parys in the west.

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UPPER VAAL RIVER TO BARRAGE AND TRIBUTES WATER LETTUCE DISASTER

The explosion of Water Lettuce (Pistia Stratiotes) and water hyacinth on the Vaal River
immediately upstream of the Barrage. They first alerted all relevant authorities of the
looming problem in February 2022.

The Water Lettuce and Hyacinth problem is now a crisis and urgent action is required.
In 2021, Water Lettuce had never been heard of in the Vaal.

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Fund Raising

SAVE is reliant on donations to finance its activities. Fund raising events are arranged by the committee to assist with boosting its legal funds and to spread environmental awareness.

Donations

Donations are tax deductible in terms of Section 18A of the Income Income Tax Act of South Africa. Save the Vaal’s NPO Registration No. is: 011015200004

Volunteers

All committee members are volunteers and do not receive any monetary or material benefit. They do this work because they are passionate about the Vaal River and preventing pollution of this national asset.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

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PLEASE MAKE A DONATION

SAVE needs to build a war chest of funds for High Court action to ensure that the Department of Water Affairs meets its Constitutional responsibilities in terms of water quality in the Vaal River system. 

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