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[WATCH] How Tshwane’s water is cleaned

  • Every day, the Rietvlei water treatment plant in Tshwane cleans enough water to fill 16 Olympic-sized swimming pools before it goes into households’ taps.
  • At the facility, Eunice Mokoena and her team put the water through a strict cleaning process to make it safe for people to use.
  • Our TV team goes on a tour of this almost 90-year-old treatment plant to show you what it takes to prepare clean, safe drinking water.

Mohale Moloi is Bhekisisa's television producer and a health journalist.

Dylan Bush was a health journalist at Bhekisisa from February 2016 to September 2023.

Yolanda Mdzeke is a multimedia reporter at Bhekisisa.