#PODCAST: 60% of SA's waste water plants are dysfunctional, resulting in poorly treated sewage

By Newsbreak Producer Taresh Harreeparshad - 60% of South Africa's waste water plants are dysfunctional - which is resulting in poorly treated sewage affecting the environment. That's according to Prof. Anthony Turnton from the University of Free State. It follows the discovery that testing waste water for COVID-19 may be used to identify hotspots for the virus. In this week's Greenscene, Prof. Turnton says that while COVID-19 may not be spread from the waste water - the potential for untreated waste water to enter the environment could have damaging effects...