Water crises in Grahamstown

Makana (Grahamstown) municipal officials have advised that the electricity team is still fixing cables at Howiesons Poort Dam and that they are not pumping to the Waainek Water Treatment Works yet.

All is not well in the city of saints
All is not well in the city of saints

This means the Municipality is still some way off from filling the reservoirs, a step necessary for all the high lying areas to receive water.

Countless homes and residences in Grahamstown West have been without water for 6 or more days now.

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Water has not been pumped from Howieson’s Poort Dam to Waainek Water Treatment Plant due to electricity power lines at the site being damaged as a result of recent storms and strong winds.

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