The pollution in the Knysna Lagoon has been begging me to write about it.
Yes, i know it’s a estuary but rather than take on the misnomer now (also perpetuated by the Knysna Municipality and Knysna Tourism), it gets to stay as “lagoon” for one more day.
I hadn’t blogged about it so far because i often have to make difficult choices over the cause and effect of my words. I’d even threatened the municipality to set up a website about it but couldn’t bring myself to do so…so far.
I love the water. Knysna Lagoon is the heart of our town. Our lives are based around it’s beauty. Moaning about would be negative tourism but not moaning about it will not solve the problem. Truth allows problem solving to begin. My decision making normally leads me there.
It’s been a busy week so i give you a precursor which is Knysna Municipality’s pollution update, the only one so far (posted 1 week ago on September 9 2011):