Gabsie Mathenjwa, chairperson of the board of Umgeni Water outside water storage unit Reservoir 3 at the Durban Heights Water Treatment Plant.
KwaZulu-Natal bulk water supplier, Umgeni Water, says it will take over R850 million to address Durban’s water woes. The utility said Durban residents should not expect normal running water before Christmas.
This week the eThekwini Municipality began rotational water rationing for many parts of Durban to manage water scarcity in the city.
The shortage resulted from the extensive damage to two of four Umgeni Water’s pipelines that convey raw water from Nagle Dam to the Durban Heights Water Treatment Plant.
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