Water is tans ’n reuse probleem in die stad en wanneer watertrokke water aan inwoners weier, is dit ’n rede om vrae te vra.
Over the years residents of eMalahleni, specifically that of Del Judor Proper, have had to deal with a most unpleasant and disgusting smell – but that could soon change.
Wat Van der Merwe so ontstel het, is dat die bestuurder van die watertrok nie water aan hulle wou gee, toe hulle uithardloop met kanne nie.
Die munisipaliteit staar tans twee groot struikelblokke in die gesig
The main problem impacting on availability of water started two weeks ago when the main bulk pumping line from the dam to the purification plant had to be closed down to replace a leaking section.
A R10-million tender has been awarded to a contractor to fix and rehabilitate the sewage issue that plagues Del Judor Proper.
Last week, many areas around eMalahleni were without water and electricity and many questions have been asked as to why.
“Asseblief skakel môre weer,” is al terugvoer wat ’n moedelose gesin kry van die munisipaliteit oor hul dienslewering.
The DA will challenge the municipal manager to fix a sewage spill that has been running in the streets of Ogies for months.
Property rates are going up by 13.8%, water services are increasing by 10.5%, electricity services by 1.88%, refuse removal services by 13% and sewerage services by 8.97%.
The Emalahleni Local Municipality lost over R80 million due to theft and vandalism of its infrastructure.