Makhanda warned to brace for more water cuts
Long-awaited water project delayed yet again
COGTA vowed to investigate delays in the upgrades to the James Kleynhans Water Treatment Works as Makhanda residents were warned to brace themselves for more water cuts due to the non-completion of the much-anticipated water treatment works.
Makhanda residents have been faced with intermittent water supply due to the severe drought and mismanagement of the ageing water supply infrastructure. This media article describes the details that have led up to the delays of the upgrades. This has not only been difficult for residents, it has also had a negative impact on businesses.