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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.

STATEMENT RE VAAL DAM SEWAGE POLLUTION

SAVE the VAAL is deeply concerned about the ongoing spillages of raw or partially treated sewage into Vaal Dam from the Metsimaholo waste water treatment plant at Deneysville.

It is common knowledge that the sewage plant is dysfunctional and has been disposing of raw sewage by diverting sewage through trenches dug across farmland until it finally reaches the Vaal Dam or river.

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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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