Invitation to March 21 photo exhibition:

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An acid river runs through it

An outdoor photography exhibition by Eva-Lotta Jansson about acid mine drainage – water pollution caused by historic- and some current mining activities – and how it affects water sources and communities in South Africa.

1pm for 1:30 pm, Saturday, March 21, 2015, Manuel Street Park, Davidsonville

Manuel Street, near corner of Edward Mitchell Street, in Davidsonville, Roodeport West, JHB; GPS coordinates: S 26.15744, E27.85508

The community event marks Human Rights Day in South Africa, and World Water Day, coinciding at the weekend.

The program includes a Q&A session with the Centre for Environmental Rights (CER); and a tour of the mining dump in rehabilitation. The winners of a drawing competition on “My Environment,” for local primary school children, will also be announced.

Please bring family and friends. To participate in additional activities on March 21, it could be useful to bring a picnic blanket, some lunch, and good shoes. In case of rain, the show will go on, so please come with an umbrella. 

The event is held in coordination with CER; Johannesburg Ward 71 Councillor Gert Niemand; and the Ford Foundation for Southern Africa.

The pop-up exhibition will be on display until 4pm, Sunday, March 22.