Masvingo water not safe for drinking, comprises of sewage

In the latest quarterly report on the quality of water in the province, Environmental Management Agency (EMA) provincial manager Mr Robson Mavondo said that Masvingo’s water is not safe for drinking as it comprises of sewage effluent.

The worst affected source is Shakashe River near Masvingo Teachers’ College where lower dissolved oxygen fluctuating around 45% saturation against a minimum requirement of at least 60% has been discovered. This shows that there is discharge of sewage effluent into the water source. 

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Masvingo is one of Zimbabwe's smaller cities which is located on south eastern part of Zimbabwe. It is the capital of the Masvingo Province. The city is known mostly for it's proximity to the Great Zimbabwe Ruins, an ancient city located about 28 kilometers away.... Read More About Masvingo

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