Published in: 2014
Water Research Commision (WRC), Gezina ZA
Location of library entry
Most people associate the Kruger National Park (KNP) with exciting game sightings and a pristine bush veld experience. When one enters the wastewater plant at Skukuza, this experience continues seamlessly. You smell earth and veld. A lone carmine bee-eater sits on the surrounding elephant fencing.
The ponds are a favourite gathering spot for marabou storks and Egyptian geese. The water that exits the reed bed is crystal clear. There is no smell or other evidence that this serene spot is actually treating between
240 000 and 320 000 litres of sewage per day.
The Kruger National Park receives approximately 1.5 million tourists per year (plus-minus 4000 per day) and it has 2200 permanent sta
WRC (2014). Achieve Green Drop status - Kruger National Park chooses green technology to achieve a Green Drop - Lesson series May 2014. Water Research Commision (WRC), Gezina ZA
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