No clean water for Hammanskraal as Apies River remains polluted

There will be no clean water for residents of Hammanskraal north of Pretoria until further notice.

The residents will have to continue to drink water that is possibly unsafe while the Apies River remains polluted and obstructed.

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) inspected the water quality with the City of Tshwane and the water and sanitation department on Thursday.

Joanne Joseph speaks to SAHRC Gauteng manager, Buang Jones, on the progress made so far.

We have given the Department of Water and Sanitation three weeks to come back with results.

Buang Jones, Gauteng provincial manager, SAHRC

The City of Tshwane has set aside R350m to address the deteriorating Rooiwal Waste Water Works and the Apies River pollution.

Buang Jones, Gauteng provincial manager, SAHRC

Listen to the interview below...


This article first appeared on 702 : No clean water for Hammanskraal as Apies River remains polluted


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