South Africa : Taste in water poses no health threat - City dept

South Africa : Taste in water poses no health threat - City dept - By Gabi Khumalo
Cape Town - The City of Cape Town's Water and Sanitation Department has assured consumers that the taste of water in different areas poses no health threat.
The department said it had received enquiries from residents in certain areas who were concerned about their water suddenly having an antiseptic taste.
According to the department, an ash from the veld fire that is still raging in the Kogelberg and the catchment of the Streenbras Dams has imparted this taste to the raw water of the dams.
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