Tighten security at reservoirs - MEC

2011-02-13 20:57

Johannesburg - Municipalities in the North West should tighten security at their reservoirs an MEC said on Sunday after a teenager drowned in Orkney.

"As an environmental health and security matter, no unauthorised person should access reservoirs with relative ease," Human Settlements, Public Safety and Liaison MEC Magome Masike said in a statement.

The 16-year old boy drowned on Saturday afternoon.

A group of youths was swimming in the reservoir when the boy disappeared beneath the water.

His was recovered by paramedics, who declared him dead at the scene.

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