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Freshwater scarcity and river pollution has become a serious challenge for governmentsand scientists. Worldwide, governments have a responsibility to provide their populationswith enough clean water for their domestic needs. Scientists will have an enormous taskto find a way to purify polluted water, because of its vital role in human lives and anincreasing demand for water consumption due to ...

SUBJECT: water quality

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It is widely believed that experts often have a more rational approach towards risks. This is because they are known to use algorithms, formal logic, risk assessments and normative rules to make decisions about risks. The central tenet of this research is that communication based on an understanding of how people conceptualise and evaluate risk communication efforts is critical for translating ...

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Thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degreeMaster of Technology in Environmental ManagementIn the Faculty of Applied SciencesDepartment of Environmental and Occupational StudiesAt theCape Peninsula University of Technology

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Dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree Master of Technology: Environmental Management in the Faculty of Applied Science at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology

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Greywater is domestic wastewater from daily kitchen, laundry, bath, shower, hand washing practices and does not include wastewater from the toilet. Greywater from informal settlement has been identified as important environmental pollution sources. Inadequate sanitation and poor drainage in informal settlements result in greywater being stagnant at the base of communal taps. This water has a p ...

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A study involving a wetland plant, common reed (Phragmites australis L.) was carriedout along the bank of the lower Diep River and the adjacent soil samples from fourdifferent sites (Milnerton Lagoon, Lower Estuary, Milnerton Bowling Club andWoodbridge Island), Cape Town, South Africa. The aim was to determine the extent ofmetal contamination and its impact on physiological indices.Results sho ...

SUBJECT: phragmites australis

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Perfluorinated compounds (PFCs), in particular perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS)and perfluorooctanoate (PFOA) have been found in aquatic environments throughout theworld. Recent studies have reported that owing to their bioaccumulative nature, PFCs mayalso be present in various water sources, resulting in human and wild-life exposure.Although, these PFCs usually occur at low concentration level ...

SUBJECT: diep river (south africa); salt river (south africa); eerste river (south africa)

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Worldwide, there is a growing about the protection of the environment while ensuring social and economic development for the benefit of the existing and forthcoming generation which pressures every person to take reasonable measures when conducting his/her business. Amongst the reasonable measures, there are environmental legislative provisions enacted by the international community, as well a ...

SUBJECT: social responsibility fo business; environmental ethics; environmental law; sustainable development; environmental management

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Thesis (MTech (Environmental Management))--Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2018.

SUBJECT: renewable energy sources; green technology; ethanol as fuel

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