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Maki, H. and Mullins, L. (2007). Water in Grahamstown - Then and Now – a history of Grahamstown’s water supply from the beginning. Presentation of the Kowie Catchment Campaign. Unpublished document.
Uploaded on Wednesday 01 Feb 2012
Historical population trend, Grahamstown 1840-1980
Riccardo Pravettoni, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
While the white population were the majority in the early period of Grahamstown, South Africa, they were outnumbered around 1920. Historically, the non-white population did not pay for water and sanitation services, and this became a problem when this demographic group became the clear majority.