Earthlings, remove aliens that hold SA’s rivers in a chokehold

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Earthlings, remove aliens that hold SA’s rivers in a chokehold

Clearing aliens plants from SA would fill the equivalent of three Theewaterskloof dams a year

Senior features writer

If SA’s rivers were restored to full health and alien vegetation eradicated, the country would have billions of litres more water.

This means some three million people who don’t yet have access to clean, running water would do so.

Many of them struggle to get four buckets of water a day, the 50 litres allowed per person a day at the height of Cape Town’s Day Zero water restrictions...

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