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In parched South Africa, water-storing football fields give drought the boot
by Kim Harrisberg
Thomson Reuters Foundation Translate This Article
1 May 2019
On 1 May 2019 Thomson Reuters Foundation reported:
Football [soccer] fields installed at schools in South Africa can store and filter rainwater and teachers have noticed improvements in health and class attendance of pupils. Dutch engineers visiting South Africa during the 2010 FIFA World Cup noticed two things: South Africans' love for football and the country's water scarcity. That led to the GreenSource initiative, funded mainly by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and since then nine fields have been installed across the country ... The fields can store and clean up to 17 million litres of rainwater annually, or nearly 2,000 litres per hour, while children use them to play football.
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