Hennops River farmers want solution to polluted water

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dead fish washed up on the dark polluted water from the Hennops River.

BRITS – Gauteng farmers along the Hennops River are their wits' end.

They have been trying to find a solution to the ongoing water pollution in the Brits area.

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The situation was worsened after hundreds of dead fish surfaced two weeks ago. The fish are believed to have died after a sewage spill into the Northern Water Works that flowed into the Hartbeespoort Dam.

Click the video gallery above to hear what farmers have to say about what was once one of the cleanest rivers in Gauteng. 

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