Notwane River wastewater: A mineral unexplored

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Everyday millions of litres of wastewater flow past the villages of Oodi, Matebele, Mochudi and others along the Notwane River. The perennial current weaves its way past villages and cattle posts, over a distance of nearly 300 kilometres.

Far away in South Africa’s Limpopo Province, Notwane empties into the Limpopo River near Thabazimbi.

Here it settles into Notwane Dam, an 18,800,000 cubic metres reservoir largely used by South Africans for irrigation purposes.

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