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Are we headed for a water supply crisis?

John Robbie took a couple of calls this morning highlighting the plight of some communities in the country with water supply issues.

Tshepo says his parents in Mpumalanga have lived with inconsistent supply of water for the past 30 years. Tshepo currently supplies 20 litres of water to his parents, at the end of every month.

Listen to Tshepo's call below:

Patrick also speaks about the water supply issues his parents-in-law are facing in St Lucia, Kwazulu Natal. He says that when there is water, it comes out muddy - attributing it to maintenance issues.

Listen to Patrick's call below:

Some reaction on Twitter:

John speaks to Mlimandlela Ndamase, spokesperson at the Water Affairs and Sanitation Department, who responds to the water supply calls John Robbie received earlier.


This article first appeared on 702 : Are we headed for a water supply crisis?


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