Phalaborwa's water cut over debt

2014-06-12 09:27
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Pretoria - Water services have been cut off in Phalaborwa in Limpopo because the municipality is in arrears of more than R200m, Beeld newspaper reported on Thursday.

Only about 30% of the town has water supply.

The Lepelle water council announced last week that the water would be cut because of the municipality's debt.

Lepelle spokesperson Simon Mpamonyane said the municipality had in the past few years tried everything in its power to collect the outstanding debt.

The Democratic Alliance has requested that the town be put under administration.

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