SAVE has obtained a High Court Order with costs, against the Emfuleni Council to prevent pollution from raw sewerage in the Vaal River.
If all else fails, take polluters through the Courts to prevent pollution.
SAVE has set a target of R3 million for our war-chest of funds to take on the authorities about pollution.
“We attach a great deal of importance to the question of the environment because until we do things which show how we value our environment, we are not going to be able to have a healthy society in the world” Nelson Mandela: July 1996
SAVE THE VAAL ENVIRONMENT is a non-profit organisation which aims to protect and maintain the environmental integrity of the Vaal River and its environs in the area between the Vaal Dam and Parys, SAVE has earned an excellent track record in winning legal battles against polluters.
Within sight of South Africa’s industrial heartland, the mighty Vaal River is nature’s wonderland. Wetlands are home to abundant bird life and the river teems with fish. Pollution from a variety of sources, including waste water works, Acid Mine Drainage and industry has reached crisis proportions Learn More
SAVE needs your support to keep the Vaal River clean.
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.